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Attractor, 2019 Laser cut birch ply, dye
Simeon Nelson works between the disciplines of art and science, exploring pattern, scale, perception and systemic connections. He produces sculptures and installations, often collaborating with musicians, programmers and scientists on funded interdisciplinary projects.
Currently his work is inspired by developments in physics, including quantum, chaos and complex systems theory – research that continue to revolutionise the human and physical sciences. They envision an organic,
inter-relational and ceaselessly creative cosmos. His sculptures and installations give visual form to aspects of these extraordinary developments.
After establishing his practice in Australia and Asia in the 1990s, Simeon Nelson relocated his studio to London in 2001 and has worked on projects, commissions and exhibitions internationally for nearly 20 years.
Nelson works with leading arts organisations including Artichoke, and funders including: the Wellcome Trust, The Arts Council, the Leverhulme Trust and the EU Culture Fund. He disseminates his work through exhibitions, public artworks, biennales, festivals, concerts, publications and speaking engagements. Nelson has been professor of sculpture at the University of Hertfordshire since 2009.
Hertfordshire Open 2020
This artwork was selected for the first Hertfordshire Open Exhibition. The exhibition online galleries are hosted between www.uharts.co.uk and www.stalbansmuseums.org.uk and will be launched in stages throughout April 2020.
Over 180 artists with links to Hertfordshire submitted their work to be part of the inaugural exhibition. Chosen by an independent panel of judges, the exhibition features 80 stunning works by the 50 selected artists, creating an exciting mix of work by established artists alongside emerging talent and first-time exhibitors.
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