Simon Denny was born in Auckland, New Zealand in 1982. He graduated with a BFA from the University of Auckland’s Elam School of Fine Arts in 2004, and completed his Meisterschuler at Städelschule, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Frankfurt am Main (2009). Recent exhibitions include The Founder’s Paradox, Michael Lett, Auckland (2017), Real Mass Entrepeneurship, OCAT, Shenzen (2017), Blockchain Future States, Petzel Gallery, New York (2016), Products for Organising, Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London (2015), The Innovator’s Dilemma, MOMA PS1, New York (2015) and The Personal Effects of Kim Dotcom, Adam Art Gallery, Wellington (2014). Denny was selected to represent New Zealand at the 56th Venice Biennale, exhibiting Secret Power at the New Zealand Pavilion.
Simon Denny currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany.