UKYA City Takeover comes to Nottingham, 7 - 13 February 2019; uniting 250 artists from 25 countries. It will span the city, immersing visitors in an array of extraordinary, innovative and contemporary work, from visual arts to performance; music; applied arts; literature; digital arts and moving image.

One of the largest biennials of national and international artists in the world, UKYA City Takeover will be discerning and cutting-edge. Presenting an exemplar survey show of contemporary art, performance and music being made today.

To view the printed programme as a PDF, click here.

The UKYA City Takeover: Nottingham 2019 is generously sponsored by It’s In Nottingham.

Events, Performances, Screenings


The visual arts are presented across the city in new, known, expected and unexpected places. The work is a significant survey show which presents a snapshot of contemporary visual arts happening in the UK and globally.