January 13, 2020 - New Contemporaries - Submissions for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2020 now open
January 13, 2020

New Contemporaries

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2020 Selectors: Alexandre da Cunha, Anthea Hamilton and Linder. Images (from left to right) courtesy of the artist; Emile Holba; and Emile Holba.

Submissions for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2020 now open

Application deadline: January 27, 2020

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Submissions are now open for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2020, which will be selected by world-renowned artists Alexandre da Cunha, Anthea Hamilton and Linder. Applications are welcome from Fine Art, final year undergraduate students, postgraduate students and 2018-19 year graduates from UK art schools and non-affiliated alternative learning programmes. 

Making the submission process more user-friendly, New Contemporaries has developed a new and improved submission website, increasing its accessibility to artists working in all forms and responding to changes in contemporary practice. To apply, please submit a portfolio of up to 5 works to the new submission site between 10am, December 9, 2019 and 2pm, January 27, 2020. Following two rigorous selection rounds, participants will be announced in Spring 2020. 

New Contemporaries has also increased its list of eligible alternative learning programmes and currently accepts applications from AltMFA, The Collective Studio, Constellations, Essential School of Painting, Evening Class, Into the Wild, Islington Mill Academy, Open School East, Royal Drawing School, School of the Damned, The Syllabus, TOMA and Turps Art School.

Since 1949, New Contemporaries has held a vital role in the UK’s contemporary art scene. Throughout the exhibition's history, a wealth of established artists have participated in New Contemporaries exhibitions including post-war figures Frank Auerbach and Paula Rego; pop artists Patrick Caulfield and David Hockney; new media pioneers Derek Jarman and Helen Chadwick; YBAs Damien Hirst and Gillian Wearing; alongside contemporary figures such as Tacita Dean, Mark Lecky, Mona Hatoum, Mike Nelson and Chris Ofili; and more recently a new generation of exceptional artists including Ed Atkins, Monster Chetwynd, Rachel Maclean and Laure Prouvost.

For full guidelines, application procedures and final submissions please follow this link: http://www.newcontemporaries.org.uk/about/submissions   

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