New Contemporaries is pleased to announce the 55 artists selected for New Contemporaries 2023.
This year's selection includes final year students and recent graduates from arts institutions across the UK, as well as practitioners on alternative peer-to-peer learning programmes.
The artists are: Savanna Achampong, Bunmi Agusto, Ahaad Alamoudi, Adama Dercilia Bari, Alexandra Beteeva, Cai Arfon Bellis, Matthew Burdis, Thomas Cameron, Yingming Chen, Helen Clarke, Sarah Cleary, Alannah Cyan, Nina Davies, James Dearlove, Harriet Gillett, Haneen Hadiy, Joseph Ijoyemi, Jennifer Jones, Bessie Kirkham, Noa Klagsbald, Iga Koncka, Emily Kraus, Margaret (Weiyi) Liang, Harry Luxton, Ranny Macdonald, Jil Mandeng, Anne McCloy, Phyllis McGowan, SAM (Ayrton Mendes), Zayd Menk, Efrat Merin, Rhys Morgan, Joe Moss, Lili Murphy-Johnson, Elena Njoabuzia Onwochei-Garcia, Abi Palmer, Emerson Pullman, Harmeet Rahal, Daniel Rey, Alicja Rogalska, Luke Anthony Rooney, Jeremy Scott, Holly Sezer, Emma Sheehy, Charan Singh, Jame St Findlay, Korallia Stergides, Samuel Thompson-Plant, Jiayi Wang, Sidney Westenskow, Georg Wilson, Joshua Woolford, Hester Yang, Osman Yousefzada, and Samuel Zhang.
The Online Platform, created to complement the Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2023 exhibitions, can be found at platform.newcontemporaries.
As well as being included in the 2023 Exhibition and Online Platform, these artists will have access to a range of opportunities including mentoring, talks, and workshops through New Contemporaries bespoke Bridget Riley Artists' Development Programme.
The rigorous two-part selection process was led by artists Helen Cammock, Sunil Gupta and Heather Phillipson.
"As a selector you gain access to a unique overview of current art education and what graduates are making, which is really a glimpse into the minds of the next generation." Heather Phillipson
The Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2023 exhibition will launch at the Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool from 30 September to 16 December 2023. The show will then travel to Camden Art Centre from 19 January to 31 March 2024, where the exhibition last took place in 2001.