Peter Nelson is a visual artist and academic working at the intersection of landscape theory and computer games. Originally trained in painting and drawing, Nelson currently produces exhibitions across a number of media, from painting and drawing, to animation, 3D printed sculpture and interactive game-based systems. Across these disciplines, he is engaged in a prolonged consideration of the history of landscape images, how they are remediated by technological shifts, and how these shifts absorb and reflect changes in our relationships with the physical environment.

He has been working between Australia and East Asia for the past 10 years, and has undertaken residency projects with Taipei Artist Village (Taipei), Organhaus (Chongqing), Red Gate Gallery (Beijing), Serial Space (Sydney) and the City of Sydney. He has held numerous group and solo exhibitions, including projects with HanArt TZ Gallery (Hong Kong), The National Palace Museum (Taiwan), The Sichuan Fine Art Academy Museum (Chongqing) and the K11 Art Foundation (Hong Kong). He is an Assistant Professor at the Academy of Visual Arts / Augmented Creativity Lab at Hong Kong Baptist University and is currently the Vice President of Chinese DiGRA (Digital Games Research Association).


[Group Exhibition] ACMMM Conference Exhibition, Nice,  France. 21-25 October, 2019.

[Group Exhibition] When Artists Enter The Factories, Brooklyn Army Terminal, New York City. 16th October - 23 November, 2019.

[Group Exhibition] Serious Games HOW Art Museum Shanghai

 2 August - 20 November, 2019

[Solo Exhibition] Crab_Backup, Wellington Street Projects, Sydney. 19 June - 19th July, 2019

[Paper] Encoding the Symptom or the Cause? Values in the Design of Computer Games that Represent School Mass Shootings

- The Philosophy of Computer Games Conference, IT University, Copenhagen

Landscape Forms
Mod Theory Seminar
The Data Stones
Autosave: Redoubt
Super Constant
Things That Look Like Rocks
Landscape Tractate
Grids and Stones
The Mountain Without The Words
Extensions of a No-Place (文徵明)
Extensions of a No-Place (仇英)
The Clockwork Man
The Third Invasion of Sydney Harbour
The Stone Buildings
Extensions of a No-Place (drawings)
Mountain Drawing
ENP (Undoing)
Works on Paper 2010
Painting Exhibition 2009
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