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Simon Denny



Born in Auckland


Lives and works in Berlin




BFA, Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland, New Zealand


Städelschule, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Frankfurt am Main


Solo Exhibitions


“Dungeon”, Petzel Gallery, New York


“Optimism”, Auckland Art Gallery
“Read, Write, Own”, Altman Siegel, San Francisco
“Metaverse Landscapes”, Kunstverein Hannover
“Metaverse Landscapes”, Frans Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee


“Merge”, Heidelberger Kunstverein
“Creation Stories. A Project by Simon Denny and Karamia Müller”, Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland


“Proof Of Stake: Technological Claims”, curated by Simon Denny, Kunstverein in Hamburg
“Simon Denny et al.”, Michael Lett, Auckland
“Mine”, Petzel Gallery, New York


“Mine”, K21, Düsseldorf
“Security Through Obscurity,” Altman Siegel, San Francisco


“Mine”, MONA, Berriedale, Tasmania
“Regulation,” T293, Rome
“The Founder’s Paradox”, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū


“Games of Decentralized Life”, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne
“The Founder’s Paradox”, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland


“The Founder’s Paradox”, Michael Lett, Auckland
“Real Mass Entrepreneurship”, Fine Arts Sydney
“FAAS - Feedback as a service: reflecting on messaging, debate and criticality inside a parliamentary discussion on internet governance”, BOZAR, Brussels
“Real Mass Entrepreneurship”, OCAT, Shenzhen
“Hammer Projects: Simon Denny”, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles


“Blockchain Future States”, Petzel Gallery, New York
“Business Insider”, WIELS, Brussels


“Products for Organizing”, Serpentine Gallery, London
“Secret Power”, New Zealand Pavillon, 56th Venice Biennale
“The Innovator’s Dilemma”, MoMA PS1, New York


“New Management”, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main
“Disruptive Berlin”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“TEDxVaduz Redux”, T293, Rome
“The Personal Effects of Kim Dotcom”, Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University, Wellington
“The Personal Effects of Kim Dotcom”, Firstsite, Colchester


“The Personal Effects of Kim Dotcom”, Mumok, Vienna
“All You Need is Data - The DLD 2012 Conference REDUX rerun”, Petzel Gallery, New York
“All You Need Is Data - The DLD 2012 Conference REDUX”, Kunstverein München


“Channel Document”, Michael Lett, Art Statements, Art 43 Basel
“Full Participation”, Aspen Art Museum
“Envisaging Vocational Rehabilitation” (with Joanna Fadyl), Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster


“Corporate Video Decisions”, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York
“Corporate Video Decisions”, Michael Lett, Auckland
“Chronic Expectation: CFS/ME Documentary Restoration”, T239, Rome
“Cruise Line”, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein


“Negative Headroom: The Broadcast Signal Intrusion Incident”, The Front Room, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis
“Negative Headroom: The Broadcast Signal Intrusion Incident”, Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg
“Remote Tutorial: Hate Poems For Travelers”, Landings Project Space, Vestfossen
“Introductory logic video tutorial”, Artspace Sydney


“Celebrities’ Houses at Night”, Standard, Oslo
“Starting from behind”, Michael Lett, Auckland
“Deep Sea Vaudeo”, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne
“Watching Videos Dry”, T 293, Naples
“7 Drunken Videos”, Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin


“Aquarium Paintings”, with Nick Austin, Center, Berlin
“Recent Haircuts”, Gambia Castle, Auckland
“Simon Denny”, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal


“Monthly Cowards”, Gambia Castle, Auckland
“Compression Club”, Michael Lett, Auckland


Group Exhibitions



“Survival in the 21st Century”, Deichtorhallen Hamburg
“Double Take”, A plus A Gallery, Venice
“Poetics of Encryption”, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
“NAK Annual Editions 1992 - 2024”, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein



“Expanded World”, Espacio Fundación Telefónica, Madrid
“The Irreplaceable Human - Conditions of Creativity in the Age of AI, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk
“Everything at Once: Postmodernity, 1967-1992”, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn
“Calculating Empires: A Genealogy of Technology and Power, 1500-2025”, Fondazione Prada Osservatorio, Milan
“Exploring the Decentralized Web-Art on the Blockchain”, HeK - House of Electronic Arts, Basel
“Supersublime”, GIANT, Bournemouth
“The Seashore of Endless Worlds”, Le Commun, Geneva
“World out of Joint: 9 Installations”, Kunst Museum Winterthur
“Notes From the Ether: From NFTs to AI”, ArtScience Museum, Singapore
“International Techno Art Exhibition: Are You Working Now?”, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung
“The Educational Web”, Kunstverein in Hamburg
“Gödel, Escher, Bach: There is more to art than meets the eye”, West Den Haag
“Collective Worldbuilding - Art in the Metaverse”, HEK Basel, Münchenstein
“For What it’s Worth: Value Systems in Art since 1960”, The Warehouse, Dallas
“Picasso: Untitled”, La Casa Encendida, Madrid
“Who is Online? Game Art in the Age of Post-NFTism”, HeK - House of Electronic Arts, Basel (online)
“World as Diagram, Work as Dance”, Emalin, London
“I’ll Be Your Mirror: Art and the Digital Screen”, The Modern Art Museum of Forth Worth
“Schöne Neue Arbeitswelten - Brave New Work”, Galerie Alte Schule Adlershof, Berlin



“Terms & Expectations”, InterAccess, Toronto
“Among the Machines”, Zabludowicz Collection, London
“34th Ljubljana Biennale of Graphic Arts: Iskra Delta”, Ljubljana
“Belgrade Biennale 2021: The Dreamers”, Belgrade
“6th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art”, Yekaterinburg
“Zusammen zeichnen, 201 Cadavres Exquis”, Museum im Bellpark, Kriens
“Creation Stories”, Michael Lett, Auckland
“INFORMATION (Today)”, Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo
“World of Networks”, Centre Pompidou, Paris
“Digital Capital NFTs”, curated by Simon Denny with Viola Lukacs, Kunsthalle Berlin Flughafen Tempelhof
“something new, something old, something desired”, Hamburger Kunsthalle
“World out of Joint”, Kunst Museum Winterthur
“What a Wonderful World”, MAXXI, Rom
“Landscapes of Labour”, KAI10 Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf 
“Post-Capital: Art and the Economics of the Digital Age”, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
“DYOR - Do Your Own Research”, Kunsthalle Zürich
“Feeling the Stones”, Diriyah Contemporary Art Biennale, JAX district, Diriyah
“Beneath the skin, Between the machines”, HOW Art Museum, Shanghai


“Eclipse”, 7th Athens Biennale
“Aquaria - Or the Illusion of a Boxed Sea”, Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT), Lisbon
“INFORMATION (Today)”, Kunsthalle Basel
“Beyond States. Über die Grenzen von Staatlichkeit”, Zeppelin Museum, Friedrichshafen
“Burning Speech”, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino
“Don’t Be Evil”, UQ Art Brisbane
“Post-Capital: Art and the Economics of the Digital Age”, MUDAM Luxembourg
“State and Nature”, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden



“K20/K21 - “On Display””, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf
“Survival of the Fittest”, Kunstpalais Erlangen
“Art in the Age of Anxiety”, Sharjah Art Foundation
“Uncanny Valley: Being Human in the Age of AI”, de Young museum, San Francisco
“Algotaylorism”, La Kunsthalle, Mulhouse
“We Never Sleep”, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main
“crypto_manifold”, Chronus Art Center (CAC), Shanghai
“Studio Berlin”, curated by Karen Boros, Berghain, Berlin


“Future and the Arts”, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
“Circular Flow. On the Economy of Inequality”, Kunstmuseum Basel
“Face with Tears of Joy”, Blitz Malta
“City Flip-Flop”, Taiwan Contemporary Culture Lab (C-LAB), Taiwan
“The Invisible Hand”, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney
“14th Small Sculpture Triennial”, Alte Kelter Fellbach
“Tomorrow is the Question”, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus
“The Alt-Right-Komplex”, Hartware MedienKunstVerein Dortmund
“Uncanny Values”, Vienna Biennale for Change, MAK, Vienna
“Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Étienne”, Cité du D¬¬esign, Saint-Étienne
“Quid est veritas?”, Anna Kultys Gallery, London


“Constructing the World: Art and Economy 1919-1939 and 2008-2018”, Kunsthalle Mannheim
6th Guangzhou Triennial “As We May Think: Feedforward”, Guangdong Museum of Art
“The 12th Gwangju Biennale - Imagined Borders”, Gwangju, Südkorea
“I Was Raised on the Internet”, MCA Chicago
“Proof of Work” curated by Simon Denny in dialogue with Distributed Gallery, Harm van den Dorpel, Sarah Hamerman and Sam Hart, Kei Kreutler, Aude Launay and Anna-Lisa Scherfose, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin
“Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 to Today”, ICA Boston
“Hello World - For the Post-Human Age”, Art Tower Mito
“Hybrids”, Lustwarande, Tilburg
“Your North is My South”, Museum für Neue Kunst, Freiburg
“This Is New Zealand”, City Gallery Wellington, Wellington
“Deutschland ist keine Insel”, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn


“Still Human”, Rubell Family Collection Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami
“Unfinished Conversations”, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
“Open Codes - Living in Digital Worlds”, ZKM Center for Arts and Media, Karlsruhe
“Dark Clouds Silver Linings”: Hessel Museum, CCS Bard, New York
“Please come back”, MAXXI, Rome
“Hack Space”, K11 Art Foundation, Shanghai


“Fluidity”, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg
“Homo Mundus Minor”, T293, Rome
“What People do for Money”, Manifesta - The European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Zurich
“Blockchain Visionaries”, 9th Berlin Biennale
“Emotional Supply Chains”, Zabludowicz Collection, London
“Hack Space”, K11 Art Foundation, Hong Kong
“War Games”, curated by Benjamin Godsill, JTG Deroit Project, Woods Cathedral, Detroit
“TeleGen. Kunst und Fernsehen”, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein


“Politischer Populismus/Political Populism”, Kunsthalle Wien
6th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art
“TeleGen. Kunst und Fernsehen”, Kunstmuseum Bonn
“After Babel”, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
“La vie moderne”, 13e Biennale de Lyon
“Toys edux - On Play and Critique”, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich
“Le Souffleur. Schürmann trifft Ludwig”, Ludwig Forum, Aachen
“The Future of Memory - An Exhibition on the Infinity of the Present Time”, Kunsthalle Wien
“Open Source: Art At The Eclipse of Capitalism”, Galerie Max Hetzer, Paris and Berlin


“The Darknet - From Memes to Onionland. An Exploration”, Kunsthalle Sankt Gallen
“Europe, Europe”, Astrup Fernley Museum, Oslo
“La Biennale de Montréal”, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
“Blue Times” Kunsthalle Wien
“Smart New World”, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf
“National Art Prize of New Zealand (Walters Prize)”, Auckland Art Gallery


“Speculations on Anonymous Materials”, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
“Preis der Nationalgalerie für Junge Kunst”, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
“Il Palazzo Enciclopedico”, 56th Venice Biennial
“Image into Sculpture”, Centre Pompidou, Paris
“Reinventing the Wheel. The Readymade Century”, Monash University Museum of Art, Caulfield
“Version Control”, Arnolfini, Bristol
“Time Machine”, M-ARCO, Marseille
“ars viva 2012/13 SYSTEME”, Kunstmuseum Vaduz and Kunsthalle zu Kiel


“ars viva 2012/13 SYSTEME”, Neues Museum, Nürnberg
“Made in Germany Zwei”, Sprengel Museum, Hannover
“Remote Control”, Institute of Contemporary Art, London
“The Walters Prize (Nominated)”, Auckland Art Gallery
“How to Eclipse the Light”, Wilkinson Gallery, New York 2012


“So machen wir es”, Kunsthaus Bregenz
“Various Transmitters”, Renwick Gallery, New York
“Quodlibet III - Alphabets and Instruments”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“Based in Berlin”, Berlin


“Verbotene Liebe: Kunst im Sog von Fernsehen”, Kölnischer Kunstverein
“Der Westen leuchtet”, Kunstmuseum Bonn
“Permanent Mimesis”, Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art, Torino
“Throwing Three Balls in the Air to Get a Straight Line”, Malmö Konsthall
“Let us compare Mythologies”, Witte de With, Rotterdam
“Re-Dressing”, Bortolami Gallery, New York


“Display with Sound”, International Project Space, Birmingham
“The Perpetual Dialogue”, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
“Quodlibet II”, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne
“For Keeps: Sampling Recent Acquisitions 2006-2009”, Auckland Art Gallery


“Revolutions: Forms that Turn”, Sydney Biennale 2008
“Show Me Don’t Tell Me”, Brussels Biennale
“The Gentle Art of Collapsing in the Expanded Field”, Cardenas Bellanger, Paris
“Leftovers, Mica Moca Project”, Berlin
“I Am a Man, Parade with Arto Lindsay”, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main
“Menschheit”, Mother’s Tankstation, Dublin


“Post Mass Audience Age”, Hamburg Hfbk Gallery
“Domestic Irony”, Museion, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Bolzano
“The Köln Show 2”, European Kunsthalle / Galerie Sprueth Magers, Cologne
“Moment Making”, Artspace, Auckland
“Prospect”, Wellington City Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand


“Break Construct”, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
“A movie that isn’t really good, but is ok”, 54321 Performance Projects, Auckland Art
Gallery, Auckland (with Tahi Moore)
“Mostly Harmless: A Performance Series”, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth (with Tahi Moore)
“SCAPE”, Art & Industry Biennial, Christchurch
“Archiving Fever”, Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University, Wellington




New Generation Award, Arts Foundation of New Zealand


Young Alumnus of the Year, University of Auckland


Baloise (Art Statements) Art-Prize at Art 43 Basel
Ars Viva-Preis for Art, Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft im BDI e. V.