BNC 2015, Backlit, One Thoresby Street & Primary


Sophie Giller, Umbrella Relief No. 5 & Umbrella Relief No.4, 2014.

Bloomberg New Contemporaries will be shown in artist-led spaces across Nottingham from 18 September 2015.

18 September 2015 - 31 October 2015

Join us on 17 September 2015 for a special private view and opening party for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2015.

The exhibition will launch in Nottingham across artist-led spaces Backlit, One Thoresby Street and Primary from 18 September'15, supported by additional activity at Nottingham Contemporary, New Art Exchange and Nottingham Castle. Find out more about the programme of events here. The exhibition will then tour to ICA, London from 25 November 2015.

This year’s selectors Hurvin Anderson, Jessie Flood-Paddock and Simon Starling have chosen outstanding works by the most promising artists coming out of UK art schools from a range of over 1,600 submissions.

Selected artists for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2015 are: Sïan Astley, Kevin Boyd, Lydia Brockless, U. Kanad Chakrabarti, James William Collins, Andrei Costache, Julia Curtin, Abri de Swardt, Melanie Eckersley, Jamie Fitzpatrick, Justin Fitzpatrick, Hannah Ford, Sophie Giller, Richard Hards, Juntae TJ Hwang, Jasmine Johnson, Tomomi Koseki, Hilde Krohn Huse, Pandora Lavender, Jin Han Lee, Hugo López Ayuso, Beatrice-Lily Lorigan, Scott Lyman, Hanqing Ma & Mona Yoo, Scott Mason, Oliver McConnie, Mandy Niewöhner, Hamish Pearch, Neal Rock, Conor Rogers, Katie Schwab, Tim Simmons, David Cyrus Smith, Francisco Sousa Lobo, Aaron Wells, Morgan Wills and Andrea Zucchini.

A fully illustrated catalogue is available here, documenting the selected artists work for the 2015 exhibition, a text by Emma Cocker, Reader in Fine Art at Nottingham Trent University and an interview with the selectors and New Contemporaries’ Director Kirsty Ogg.

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