Mehmil Nadeem, The Tender Touch, 2021. Courtesy the artist.

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2022

New Contemporaries annual exhibition of emerging and early career artists launches in Hull at Humber Street Gallery and Ferens Art Gallery. The hotly anticipated 2022 exhibition includes artists selected through an open submission by internationally renowned artists James Richards, Veronica Ryan and Zadie Xa.

Established in 1949, New Contemporaries gives visibility, recognition and support to the incredible breadth and depth of emerging talent, enabling artists’ practices to become more sustainable long-term.

Drawing on personal and universal narratives, this year’s exhibition demonstrates a rich diversity of voices and approaches to making. The 48 selected artists include final year students and recent graduates from UK arts institutions, as well as practitioners on alternative peer-to peer learning programmes.

As well as taking part in the annual touring exhibition, artists will benefit from inclusion in the New Contemporaries online platform and gain access to a range of mentoring, talks, discussion groups and workshops through New Contemporaries bespoke Bridget Riley Artist Development Programme.

Selected artists for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2022 are: Sarah Al-Sarraj, Lou Baker, Ashton Blyth, Adam Boyd, Tom Bull, Velvet Butler Carroll/Rudi Blu, Danying Chen, Josh Clague, Eugenia Cuellar, bill daggs, Francesca Dobbe, Charlotte Edey, Paola Estrella, Winnie Hall, Hamish Halley, Deborah Hobson, Eva Hopper, Steph Huang, Kneed – Ishwari Bhalerao and Leonie Rousham, Gabriel Kidd, Yun Kim, Sarah Lang, Akinsola Lawanson, Lorena Levi, Rudy Loewe, Catarina Ludovico, Jemisha Maadhavji, Leily Moghtader Mojdehi, Mehmil Nadeem, Abi Ola, Beverley Onyangunga, Ciara Otuokere, Meitao Qu, Bishwadhan Rai, Divya Sharma, Nicole Sheppard, Sherie Sitauze, Katie Surridge, Yukako Tanaka, Kialy Tihngang, Emma Todd, Rosalie Wammes,Theresa Weber, Andre Williams, Dawn Wilson, Zearo and Zish.

COMING SOON: Our exhibition guide and New Contemporaries’ digital platform.

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Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2022 will also be hosted by Ferens Art Gallery, with different works displayed in each venue. Make sure you visit both of our galleries to get the full exhibition experience!

Related Events:

 

Exhibition Launch Party

Thursday 22 September 2022
6-9pm
Humber Street Gallery
Free, no booking required

Join us to celebrate the opening of Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2022 at Humber Street Gallery. This event is a chance to meet the artists, visit the exhibition and bring people together from across the city for a drink or two.

Bloomberg New Contemporaries Guided Tour

Sunday 25 September 2022
1pm/2pm/3pm
Humber Street Gallery & Ferens Art Gallery
Free, no booking required

Experience a guided tour of the exhibitions at both Humber Street Gallery and Ferens Art Gallery from HEY! Volunteers. Visit either venue on the hour to enjoy the tour, which includes a 10-minute walk between the two host galleries so you may experience the full exhibition.

Bloomberg New Contemporaries Artist Talk – Online

Wednesday 28 September 2022
6-7:30pm
Online
Pay what you can, booking required

This online event is an opportunity to hear from one of the artists from Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2022, followed by a Q&A.

Kids Curator Talk

Wednesday 26 October 2022
11am/2pm
Humber Street Gallery
Free, no booking required

During half-term we’re hosting a special Kids Curator Talk, aiming to explore the art on display with families and young people of the city, aimed at ages 11 to 16 (KS3/4).

Bloomberg New Contemporaries Guided Tour

Sunday 30 October 2022
1pm/2pm/3pm
Humber Street Gallery & Ferens Art Gallery
Free, no booking required

Experience a guided tour of the exhibitions at both Humber Street Gallery and Ferens Art Gallery from HEY! Volunteers. Visit either venue on the hour to enjoy the tour, which includes a 10-minute walk between the two host galleries so you may experience the full exhibition.

Thursday Lates: Bloomberg New Contemporaries Artist Talk – In Person

Thursday 10 November 2022
7-9pm
Humber Street Gallery
Pay what you can, booking required

A member of the Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2022 cohort joins us for this Thursday Lates event. The talk will take place in person at Humber Street Gallery amongst the exhibition and provides an opportunity to meet the artist.

Bloomberg New Contemporaries Guided Tour

Sunday 27 November 2022
1pm/2pm/3pm
Humber Street Gallery & Ferens Art Gallery
Free, no booking required

Experience a guided tour of the exhibitions at both Humber Street Gallery and Ferens Art Gallery from HEY! Volunteers. Visit either venue on the hour to enjoy the tour, which includes a 10-minute walk between the two host galleries so you may experience the full exhibition.

Date
23 September – 27 November 2022

Location
Space 1 & Space 2
Humber Street Gallery
64 Humber Street
Hull HU1 1TU

Opening times:
Wed – Sun 10am – 5pm

Gallery 4
Ferens Art Gallery
Queen Victoria Square
Hull HU1 3RA

Opening times:
Mon – Sat 10am – 4:30pm
Sun 11am – 4pm
Last entry 30 minutes before closing time

Please note there is a 10 minute walk between the galleries

Free, no booking required

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