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Brittany Nelson (b. 1984, Great Falls, MT) explores 19th-century photographic chemistry techniques and science fiction to address themes of loneliness, isolation, and distance within the queer community and its parallels with space exploration. She is the recipient of a Creative Capital Foundation Grant in Visual Arts. Recent institutional solo exhibitions include: Le CAP - Centre d’art Saint Fons, France and Fotogalleriet in Oslo, Norway. Her work has been exhibited at Bonniers Konsthall (Stockholm, Sweden), Die Ecke (Santiago, Chile), Sonnenstube (Lugano, Switzerland), Trondheim Kunstmuseum (Trondheim, Norway), The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (Detroit, MI), The Brooklyn Academy of Music (New York, NY), The Cranbrook Art Museum (Bloomfield Hills, MI), The Newcomb Art Museum (New Orleans, LA), The International Print Center (New York, NY), Luhring Augustine (New Yor, NY) among others. Her monograph “Out Of The Everywhere” was released in 2019 by Mousse Publishing (Milan, Italy). Nelson is currently an Artist in Residence with the SETI Institute, a 2017 Artist in Residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts and is the recipient of the Fish/Pearce Award for process-based work from the Print Center (Phildelphia, PA). Her work has been featured in publications such as Art In America, Frieze, Mousse, Cultured Magazine and The New Yorker. Nelson lives and works in New York, NY.