About Us

NN is a contemporary art space in the centre of Northampton, UK. We work with artists at all stages of their careers to present an international programme of contemporary art and multi-disciplinary events.

Press releases

Opening Event | Invernomuto | NN Contemporary

14 June - 4 August 2019 Opening event & Black Med Performance 13th June | 6 -10 pm Curated by Emer Grant Hours:... read more

29.05.2019 • By NN Contemporary Art

Unfolding the Vaporous Mind | Gam Bodenhausen

Opening Event: Thursday 11 April 2019, 6 - 8 pm Runs: 12 April - 1 June 2019 Wed-Sat, 11 am - 6 pm At NN Contemporary we... read more

05.04.2019 • By NN Contemporary Art

Darius Ziura | The Monument for Utopia

17 November 2018 - 19 January 2019 The Monument for Utopia articulates the destinies of a generation, people who built the foundations of their... read more

07.11.2018 • By NN Contemporary Art

Sarah Taylor Silverwood | Crowd Show

Date: 8 September–3 November 2018 Launch: Friday 7 September 2018 Crowd Show is an exhibition at NN Contemporary that uses advertising methods... read more

06.09.2018 • By NN Contemporary Art

​You Move Me: workshop and performance day

Press Release For immediate release 21 June 2018 You Move Me: workshop and performance day Launch: Saturday 30 June 2018, 5–7pm A... read more

21.06.2018 • By NN Contemporary Art

The Fairy Ring: Tessa Farmer

Press Release For immediate release: 8 June 2018 THE FAIRY RING: TESSA FARMER From June 2018 First manifestation 17 June 2018 Across... read more

15.06.2018 • By NN Contemporary Art

You Move Me

Press Release For immediate release: 8 June 2018 YOU MOVE ME Gemma Riggs, Laura Murphy & Melanie Wilson 30 June–25 August 2018... read more

08.06.2018 • By NN Contemporary Art

In Another Place

Press Release For immediate release Friday 18 May 2018 IN ANOTHER PLACE 10 billboards, 10 places, 6 weeks… 21 May–1 July... read more

18.05.2018 • By NN Contemporary Art

A Manipulation Of Terms: Dylan Fox

7 April–16 June 2018 Opening night: Friday 6 April 2018, 6–8pm Symposium: When Art is Not Enough: Activism for the Transgender Community,... read more

23.03.2018 • By NN Contemporary Art

NN’s biennial Open Exhibition returns for its 2018 edition

Press Release For immediate release: 5 January 2018 Open Exhibition 13 January 2018–17 March 2018 Opening Night: Friday 12... read more

05.01.2018 • By NN Contemporary Art

Jasmina Cibic: Topical Devices

Jasmina Cibic: Topical Devices 20 July–30 September 2017 Special event: 15 September 2017 NN Contemporary Art is delighted to present... read more

18.07.2017 • By NN Contemporary Art


20 May–15 July 2017 Opening night: Friday 19 May 2017, 6–8pm Co-commissioned by NN Contemporary Art & Casino Luxembourg Curated by... read more

11.05.2017 • By NN Contemporary Art

Memorability as an Image

For immediate release: 3 March 2017 Memorability as an Image 17 March-6 May 2017 Opening Night: Thursday 16 March 2017... read more

03.03.2017 • By NN Contemporary Art

And Then... NN Contemporary Art's Graduate Show

Date: 7 January–25 February 2017 Opening night: Friday 6 January 2016 Artists: Ikran Abdille, Rebecca Clegg, Justyna Latoch, Alvin Ong,... read more

05.01.2017 • By NN Contemporary Art

Climbing the Double Helix

Climbing the Double Helix 17 September–29 October 2016 Artists: Louise Clarke, Liz Collini & Heather Dewey-Hagborg Opening night: Friday 16... read more

09.09.2016 • By NN Contemporary Art

The Money Show

Press Release 27 June 2016 For immediate release The Money Show 9 July–3 September 2016 Opening Night: 8 July 2016, 6–8pm Artists: Beatrice... read more

27.06.2016 • By NN Contemporary Art

Boom Bang III

Date: 11 May–25 June 2016 Artists: Alena Tereshko, Ana Jikia, Chicks on Speed, Damir Očko, Emily Bates, Erdal Inci, Eglė Naujokaitytė-Muk &... read more

13.05.2016 • By NN Contemporary Art

They Shall Have Stars

They Shall Have Stars is a group show looking to Space, to what may be the home for the ultimate human diaspora and considering our relative... read more

16.10.2015 • By NN Contemporary Art


NORTHAMPTON IS MY FATE, Sayed Sattar Hasan 6–18 October 2015 Part of the offsite project Filaments from the Dandelion Clock.... read more

03.10.2015 • By NN Contemporary Art

Vertigo: Heike Gallmeier

Opening night 21 August 2015 22 August–4 October 2015 This summer NN Contemporary Art will be hosting an exhibition of new work by Berlin-... read more

10.08.2015 • By NN Contemporary Art

Yael Bartana–And Europe Will Be Stunned

Yael Bartana– And Europe Will Be Stunned 7 August 2015, 7pm NN Contemporary Art is hosting a special screening of Yael Bartana's trilogy... read more

16.06.2015 • By NN Contemporary Art

Poland International

Poland International Opening night: 5 June 2015 from 6pm 6 June – 2 August 2015 The internet, freedom to travel and a cultural history of... read more

05.06.2015 • By NN Contemporary Art

Boom Bang II, NN’s Alternative Eurovision

Artists: Mounir Ould Setti (Algeria), Roland Lauth (Belgium), Daniel Edward Allen, Edina Csüllög, Ando Naulainen, Anti Naulainen, Helen Unt... read more

13.05.2015 • By NN Contemporary Art

Third Space by Northampton-born artists Sayed Hasan and Vivienne Rattray

The people that make up Northampton form the starting point for NN Contemporary Art's 2015 season presenting different ways to think about... read more

23.02.2015 • By NN Contemporary Art

NN presents Multiverse Redux with artists Andy Holden and Michelle Deignan.

Multiverse Redux is an afternoon of talks, screenings and a workshop, revisiting NN Contemporary Art's 2014 Northampton Multiverse season. NN's... read more

17.02.2015 • By NN Contemporary Art

New Life Emerges at NN

At NN Contemporary Art this winter, New Life celebrates the graduate artists of 2014. The exhibition presents selected artwork by recent... read more

11.02.2015 • By NN Contemporary Art

Climate Change, Change Climate

Anyone walking down Northampton's Guildhall Road this January may have noticed the bright and bold spinning street sign bearing a message 'CLIMATE... read more

14.01.2015 • By NN Contemporary Art

Artists invite you into their worlds for Northampton Open Studios Weekender

Artists across Northampton are opening their doors on 18–19 October 2014 , for you to visit and take a look around the unique spaces in which... read more

07.10.2014 • By NN Contemporary Art

Award winning artist Mladen Miljanović holds 1st solo exhibition in the UK

NN Contemporary Art is delighted to present  the first solo exhibition in the UK by Mladen Miljanović . The exhibition brings together a... read more

29.09.2014 • By NN Contemporary Art