Simon Denny

Born 1982, Auckland, New Zealand
 
Education
2009 Meisterschule, Staedelschule HFBK, Frankfurt am Main
2005 BFA, Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland
 
Solo Exhibitions
2015 New Zealand Pavilion, 56th Venice Biennale (upcoming)
2014 ‘The Personal Effects of Kim Dotcom’, Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University, Wellington (upcoming)
2014 Portikus, Frankfurt am Main (upcoming)
2014 ‘The Personal Effects of Kim Dotcom’, Firstsite, Colchester
2014 ‘TEDxVaduz redux’, T293, Rome
2014 ‘Disruptive Berlin’, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
2013 ‘The Personal Effects of Kim Dotcom’, mumok, Vienna
2013 ‘All you need is data: the DLD 2012 Conference REDUX rerun’, Petzel Gallery, New York
2013 ‘All You Need Is Data – The DLD 2012 Conference Redux’, Kunstverein München
2012 ‘Full Participation’, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen
2012 ‘Envisaging Vocational Rehabilitation’ (with Joanna Fadyl), Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster
2011 ‘Corporate Video Decisions’, Friedrich Petzel Gallery 
2011 ‘Corporate Video Decisions’, Michael Lett, Auckland
2011 ‘Cruise Line’, NAK Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen
2011 ‘Chronic Expectation: CFS/ME Documentary Restoration’, T293, Rome
2011 ‘7 Unreachable Elevators’, IMO, Copenhagen
2010 ‘Negative Headroom: the broadcast signal intrusion incident’, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis
2010 ‘Negative Headroom: the broadcast signal intrusion incident’, Halle Für Kunst, Lüneburg
2010 ‘Remote Tutorial: hate poems for travelers’, Landings Project Space, Vestfossen
2010 ‘Introductory logic tutorial video’, Artspace, Sydney
2009 ‘Celebrities’ houses at night: a projection’, Standard (Oslo), Oslo
2009 ‘Starting from behind’, Michael Lett, Auckland    
2009 ‘Deep Sea Vaudeo’, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
2009 ‘Watching Videos Dry’, T293, Naples
2009 ‘7 Drunken Videos‘, Luettgenmeijer, Berlin
2008 ‘Aquarium Paintings (with Nick Austin)’, Center, Berlin
2008 ‘Ruined by Sheer Confidence’, Caribic Residency, Frankfurt am Main
2008 ‘Alexandra Bircken / Simon Denny’, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal
2008 ‘Recent Haircuts’, Uplands Gallery, Melbourne
2008 ‘Recent Haircuts’, Gambia Castle, Auckland
2007 ‘Compression Club’, Michael Lett, Auckland
2007 ‘Monthly Cowards’, Gambia Castle, Auckland
2007 ‘Paltry Motion’, Dunedin Pubic Art Gallery, Dunedin
2006 ‘Old Entertainment System’, Window, Auckland
2006 ‘Scape’, Art & Industry Biennial, Christchurch
2006 ‘Old Things’, Michael Lett, Auckland
2005 ’Arranging Sympathies’, Volume Series, The Physics Room, Christchurch
 
Group Exhibitions
2014 ‘Art Post-Internet’, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
2013 ‘Time Machine’, M-ARCO Foundation, Marseille
2013 ‘Simon Denny – Matthias Sohr’, WallRiss, Fribourg
2013 ‘Speculations on Anonymous Materials’, Fridericianum, Kassel
2013 ‘Liquid Autist’, Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Berlin
2013 ‘Preis der Nationalgalerie für junge Kunst 2013’, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
2013 ‘ars viva-Preis 2012/13 – Systeme’, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein
2013 ‘The Encyclopedic Palace’, 55th International Art Exhibition, Venice
2013 ‘BERLIN.STATUS [2]’, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
2013 ‘Image into Sculpture’, Centre Pompidou, Paris
2013 ‘I knOw yoU’, IMMA – Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
2013 ‘Version Control’, Arnolfini, Bristol
2013 ‘ars viva-Preis 2012/13 – Systeme’, Kunsthalle zu Kiel
2012 ‘Shell-Reflexive’, Bas Fisher Invitational, Miami
2012 ‘ars viva-Preis 2012/13 – Systeme’, Neues Museum, Nürnberg
2012 ‘How To Eclipse The Light’, Wilkinson Gallery, London
2012 ‘Remote Control’, ICA, London 
2011 ‘Based in Berlin’ , KW – Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
2011 ‘Collecting Contemporary’, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington
2011 ‘Dystopia’ CAPC Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux
2011 ‘That’s the way we do it’, Kunsthaus Bregenz
2010 ‘Various Trasmitters’, Renwick Gallery, New York
2010 ‘The Smart Frrridge. Chilly Forecast for Internet Fridge’, Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz
2010 ‘Trailer Park’, Teatro Margherita, Bari
2010 ‘More Pricks than Kicks’, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
2010 ‘Forbidden Love : Art in the Wake of Television Camp’, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Köln
2010 ‘The Luminous West’, Kunstmuseum, Bonn
2010 ‘Permanent Mimesis. An Exhibition on Realism and Simulation’, GAM Underground Project, Turin
2010 ‘Re-Dressing’, Bortolami Gallery, New York
2010 ‘Let us compare Mythologies’, Witte de With, Rotterdam
2010 ‘Throwing Three Balls in the Air to Get a Straight Line’, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö
2010 ‘Vuelo fuera del tiempo’, Museo de la Ciudad de México, Cuauhtémoc
2010 ‘The Perpetual Dialogue’, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
2009 ‘Display with Sound’, International Project Space, Birmingham
2009 ‘Quodlibet II‘, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
2008 ‘Show me don’t tell me’ (Witte de With curated section), Brussels Biennial 1, Brussels
2008 ‘Brick Lane79a’, London
2008 ‘The Gentle art of Collapsing the expanded Fields’, Atelier Cardenas Bellanger, Paris
2008 ‘Noli me Legere’, Michael Lett, Auckland
2008 ‘Alexandra Bircken / Simon Denny’, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal
2008 ‘Revolutions: Forms that Turn’, Biennale Of Sydney, MCA, Sydney
2008 ‘Menschheit’, Mother’s Tankstation, Dublin
2008 ‘Leftovers’, Micamoca Berlin, Berlin
2008 ‘Destruction’ in ‘I am a man’, Parade by Arto Lindsay, Portikus, MMK / Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main
2007 ‘Post Mass Audience Age’, Hamburg Hfbk Gallery, Hamburg
2007 ‘Filaturen’, Sies + Höke Galerie, Dusseldorf
2007 ‘Domestic Irony’, Museion, Museum Of Modern And Contemporary Art, Bolzano
2007 ’The Köln Show 2‘, European Kunsthalle / Galerie Sprueth Magers, Cologne
2007 ‘Moment Making’, Artspace, Auckland
2007 ‘Prospect’, Wellington City Art Gallery, Wellington
2007 ‘Group Show!’, Michael Lett, Auckland
2006 ‘Break / Construct’, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
2006 ‘54321 Performance Projects’ (with Tahi Moore), Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
2006 ‘Mostly Harmless: Performance Series’ (with Tahi Moore), Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
2006 ‘Archiving Fever’, Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University, Wellington
2006 ‘Scape’, Art & Industry Biennial, Christchurch
2006 ‘News Is Also On Television’ (Live Performance with Tahi Moore), Michael Lett, Auckland
2005 ‘They Who Would Eat The Fruit Must First Climb The Tree’, (with Tahi Moore), Rm103, Auckland
2005 ‘Waikato Art Awards’, Waikato Museum Of Art And History, Hamilton
2005 ‘A Process Of Bewilderment’ (with Tahi Moore), Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington
2005 ‘Creative New Zealand Recent Graduate Show’, Cnz Offices Auckland, Auckland
2005 ‘Tahi And Simon Find The Morning Towards The Border Of Bewilderment And Begin Construction’ (with Tahi Moore), George Fraser Gallery, Auckland
2004 ‘Left Di Right’ (with Tahi Moore), Special Gallery, Auckland
2004 ‘Auckland Project’, 2nd Auckland Triennial, George Fraser Gallery, Auckland
2004 ‘Ergophobia’, Windowspace (With Tahi Moore), cnr Custom Street And Commerce St, Auckland
2003 ‘Die Duie Die’ (with Tahi Moore), George Fraser Gallery, Auckland
 
Residencies
2012 Kunstzeitraum, PIN Freunde der Pinakothek der Moderne e.V. and Suedhausbau, Munich
2010 Artspace, Sydney
2009 – 2010 Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
2007 Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
 
Panels and Lectures
2014 ‘Seven on Seven’, New Museum, New York (upcoming)
2014 ‘Culture Now’, ICA, London
2014 ‘Isa Genzken Was, Is, and Will Be: A Discussion among Friends’, MoMA, New York
2013 ‘TEDxVaduz’, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein
2013 Curated Lecture Series, MoMA PS1, New York
2010 Lectures spring program, De Ateliers, Amsterdam
2009 ‘Setting the Stage’, Witte de With, Rotterdam
 
Prizes and Awards
‘Bâloise Art Prize’, 2012, Art | 43 | Basel (with Michael Lett, Auckland)
‘ars viva-Preis’, 2012/13