Dan Nelson is an interdisciplinary artist, writer and musician who plays with symbols, signals, and signifiers to explore how humans communicate and create meaning. He has had numerous exhibitions in the San Francisco Bay Area, has been written up in magazines such as GQ UK and Rolling Stone, and recently received a grant from the Safety Net Fund. His most well-known work is the conceptual coffee table book “All Known Metal Bands,” published by McSweeney’s. Artist’s website: www.thedannelson.com