New Zealand born artist Simon Denny explores theories of information, communication and commodification in a technologically driven world. His prolific multi-media work incorporates video, sound, media production, business models, and screens, examining the relationship of technological growth to cultural dominance. Re-contextualizing various models of modernization, such as the television, Denny’s work combines sculpture, performance, and media to address the world’s “relentless need for innovation.”
Denny has participated in a number of international solo exhibitions including Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig wien (Mumok), Vienna, Kunstverein Munich, Munich, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Petzel Gallery, New York, Contemporary Art Museum, and St. Louis, Artspace, Sydney, among others. Group shows include Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeau, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, and the Museion Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Bolzano, Italy. Denny has also shown at SCAPE, Art & Industry Biennial, Christchurch, New Zealand and the 2013 Venice Biennale, 55th International Art Exhibition, Venice.