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Simeon Nelson MRSS

Synthesising ideas from science, religion and art into sculpture, installation and time based media.
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London

Simeon Nelson is an award winning sculptor, installation and interdisciplinary artist. After establishing himself as an artist in Australia and Asia in the 1990s, he moved to London in 2001 and currently works between Australia, Europe and the UK.

He has received numerous awards including eight Arts Council grants in Australia and the UK, a Wellcome Trust Artist Award in 2011, two Pollock-Krasner Foundation Fellowships in 2000 and 2009, and a Leverhulme Trust grant in 2007. In 1997 he was the Australian representative to the IX Triennial India, New Delhi.

Recent projects include LABORATAROBAL, a commission for Guys Hospital, London; Plenum, Moon/Mind/Matter, an architectural projection at the Skyway Art and Astronomy Festival, Torun, Poland, 2010; Paratekton (Social Sculpture System), the Melbourne Art Fair, 2010; Cryptosphere, at the Royal Geographical Society, London and Plataforma Revolver, Lisbon, 2008-10; Desiring Machine, a monumental sculpture on the outskirts of Melbourne, 2008 and Flume, a large-scale site-embedded commission for Ashford, Kent, UK, 2008.