Mike Nelson (b.1967, Loughborough. Lives and works in London) Nelson represented Britain at the 54th Venice Biennale in 2011 and has twice been nominated for the Turner Prize: in 2001, and again in 2007. His work The Coral Reef (2000), commissioned by Matt's Gallery, London, was installed as part of the collection at Tate Britain, London (2010-11). Solo exhibitions include: 408 tons of imperfect geometry, Malmö Konsthall (2012); A Psychic Vacuum, Creative Time, New York (2007); Mirror Infill, Frieze Projects, Frieze art fair, London (2006); After Kerouac, Centre dʼArt Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain (2006). Group exhibitions include Crash: Homage to JG Ballard, Gagosian Gallery, London (2010); Psycho Buildings, Hayward Gallery (2008); Kling Klang, HMS Plymouth, Birkenhead, (curated by Gavin Wade), (1998); and projects in biennales in Singapore (2011), Sao Paulo (2004), Istanbul (2003), and Sydney (2002). He is represented by 303 Gallery, New York; Galleria Franco Noero, Turin; Matt's Gallery, London; and neugerriemschneider, Berlin.