May 5, 2015

Simon Denny, the artist who did reverse espionage on the NSA

Denny wanted to study NSA graphics, the ‘21st-century masterpieces’ unleashed on the world by Edward Snowden. So he tracked down its former creative director of defence intelligence – and commissioned him for his new show Secret Power. (Source: The Guardian) […]
July 10, 2015

Behind the Biennale: The Secret Power of Simon Denny

Artist Simon Denny talks us through “Secret Power,” his exhibition representing New Zealand, which uncovers the imagery of the “Five Eyes” intelligence alliance, comprised of the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. In towering vitrines built from computer servers, […]
December 29, 2015

Artist Simon Denny on ‘Brilliant Ideas’

Brilliant Ideas looks at the most exciting and acclaimed artists at work in the world today. On this episode, Simon Denny talks to Bloomberg. (source: Bloomberg) More about Simon Denny at Venice in 2015
May 1, 2016

Simon Denny Business Insider exhibit at WIELS

“WIELS presents the first solo exhibition in Belgium of Simon Denny (b. 1982, New Zealand). In his work, Denny explores power, politics and aesthetics. With a critical eye, he unpicks the structures that shape our lives, be they governmental, corporate, […]
August 26, 2016

Simon Denny: the artist explaining blockchain with Pokémon

Simon Denny’s exhibition Blockchain Future States opened on 8th September at Petzel Gallery in New York City. To break it down, Denny has created an exhibition that explains blockchain through games – specifically the Risk board game and Pokémon cartoons. […]
September 6, 2016

Simon Denny nominated for 2017 Absolut Art Award

Simon Denny is one of 39 artists from 23 countries to be nominated for the 2017 Absolute Art Award. The Absolut Art Award offers an artist €20,000 and a budget of €100,000 to produce and exhibit a new art work. […]