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Nelson Crespo

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Nelson Crespo is a visual artist and educator living and working in London, UK. For the last 4 years he has been the Central Saint Martins 4D Coordinator at one of the leading Art and Design Universities in the world. He’s heading up the Digital Media, Film and Video, Animation and CAD departments. Nelson leads a team of digitalspecialists and brings a deep understanding on how to embed digital and emerging technologies in the teaching of contemporary art and design subjects. From 2004 to 2012 he was part of the Collection Care team at the Tate, where he specialized in conservation and display of artworks on paper. Nelson has
exhibited his work in solo and group shows in Europe, Japan and Brazil. In 2012, he was the creator in residency at Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo and in 2015 artist in residence at FAAP, São Paulo. From 2007 to 2016 he was a trustee of the London-based artist book publisher Bookworks. Nelson holds a master degree in Fine Art from Camberwell College of Art, UAL, London and a bachelor degree in Fine Art from ESAD Caldas da Rainha, Portugal.