Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2020
11 Dec 2020 – 7 Mar 2021

Rene Matić, Brown girl in the art world III, 2018, Moving image. Courtesy the artist and New Contemporaries

The annual open submission exhibition returns to the South London Gallery for the third consecutive edition.

With over fifteen hundred applications each year from emerging artists, the show offers a preview of some of the most exciting practices of the next generation. This year’s panel of guest selectors are internationally renowned artists Alexandre da Cunha, Anthea Hamilton and Linder.

The artists selected for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2020 are: Sangbum Ahn, Ned Armstrong, Paul Barlow, Alexandre Canonico, Chen Si-zuo, Nicole Coson, Gabriella Davies, Lúcás Dillon, Ufuoma Essi, Jake Grewal, Clara Hastrup, Nimmi Hutnik, Lily Kemp, Maria Mahfooz, Zethu Zizwe Ruby Maseko, Rene Matić, Cat McClay and Éiméar McClay, Liam Mertens, Edwin Mingard, Kimie Minobe, Karabo Monareng, Pablo Paillole, Jung Min Park, Anne Carney Raines, Anika Roach, Jung Yun Roh, Shamica Ruddock, Sophie Ruigrok,  Kirsty Sim, Anna-Rose Stefatou, Orfeo O’Leary Tagiuri, Giorgio van Meerwijk, Ahren Warner, Ashleigh Williams and Charlie Yetton.

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2020 Digital Platform

For 2020, New Contemporaries has launched a specially created digital platform showcasing the work of the 36 selected artists. Developed in dialogue with the artists and designed by Hato Press, the platform provides an opportunity to see some of the UK’s most dynamic contemporary art practices. Alongside artists’ images, texts, sounds and moving image work, new content such as workshops, artist blogs and vlogs and other digital projects will be added over the coming months.

Click here to visit the BNC2020 digital platform

Arts Council England, Bloomberg Philanthropies and Bridget Riley Art Foundation

The SLG is a joint winner of Art Fund Museum of the Year 2020! Click here to find out more