2011 / Exhibitions & Events

  • Image: Framed Youth: Revenge of the Teenage Perverts; Lesbian and Gay Youth Video Project; Converse Pictures 1983

    Everything: VOX POP

    14 January 2012

    An evening of live art, music, experimentation, DJs, and karaoke. Curated by Aisha Christison and Thomas Shickle, Everything, running in conjunction with Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2011: In the Presence. Taking over the Upper and Lower Bar of the ICA, Everything responds to VOX POP organised by Bloomberg New Contemporaries artists David Buckley and Ian Marshall.
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  • Image: Friedrich Kunath, Untitled, 2009, C-print, 127x 127 cm

    The Trouble with Productivity

    11 January 2012

    Writer and critic Laura McLean- Ferris, Paul Pieroni, curator of Space, and writer and philosopher Lars Iyer, author of Spurious, discuss the potentials in being less productive.
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  • Image: Pablo Helguera Artoons (2010)

    The Trouble with Art Criticism

    14 December 2011

    This panel, chaired by curator and writer Teresa Gleadowe, speakers include JJ Charlesworth, associate editor at ArtReview Magazine; Adrian Searle, chief art critic of The Guardian newspaper; Melissa Gronlund; Managing Editor of Afterall journal, as well as Contributing Editor for Frieze, independent writer and curator Tom Morton.
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  • Image: Poppy Whatmore

    Modernism: A Sentimental Myth

    10 December 2011

    Four BNC 2011 artists whose work connects with ideas of architecture, domesticity and modernism in discussion alongside a panel of professionals working in the fields of art, architecture and urban planning. The talk will begin with a site-seeing walk around the back streets of the ICA, where each artist will discuss a building / public sculpture / intervention they feel is significant to the discussion's theme and their own practice.
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  • Image: Sion Whellens of Calverts Co-operative gives a talk at The Amateurist Network on Friday 2 December 2011

    BNC 2011: Friday Salons

    2 December 2011 - 13 January 2012

    Friday Salons host discussions that address professional development for artists, in conjunction with Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2011: In the Presence.
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  • Image: Siobhan Davies

    BNC 2011: Touring Talks

    1 December 2011 - 12 January 2012

    Join curators, artists, critics and other cultural practitioners on a tour through Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2011: In the Presence. Inspired by the work in the exhibition, each tour offers a unique perspective on emergent art practice and the state of cultural production in the UK today.
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