Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2020

The annual open submission exhibition returns to the South London Gallery for the third consecutive edition, offering a preview of some of the most exciting practices of the next generation.

The 36 emerging artists were selected from over fifteen hundred applications by a panel of guest selectors, which this year included internationally renowned artists Alexandre da Cunha, Anthea Hamilton and Linder.

On show are works that include drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, sound and moving image.

The artists selected for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2020 are: Sangbum Ahn, Ned Armstrong, Paul Barlow, Alexandre Canonico, Chen Sizuo, 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.


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.


Duration 19 May 2021 - 06 June 2021
Times Wednesday – Sunday, 11am–6pm
Cost Free - advance booking required
Venue South London Gallery
Address 65 Peckham Road, London, SE5 8UH
Contact 020 7703 6120 / /

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