Simon Denny (b. 1982 in Auckland, lives and works in Berlin) studied at the Elam School of Fine Arts and at the Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main. Selected solo exhibitions include: Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2017); WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels (2016); Serpentine Galleries, London (2015); MoMA PS1, New York (2015); Portikus, Frankfurt (2014); Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna (2013); Kunstverein Munich, Munich (2013); and Aspen Art Museum, Aspen (2012). In 2012, Denny was awarded the Art Basel Statements Baloise Preis. Selected group shows include: The 9th Berlin Biennale (2016); 13th Lyon Biennale, (2015); 6th Moscow Biennale (2015) Speculations on Anonymous Materials, Fridericianum, Kassel (2013); Brussels Biennale (2008); Sydney Biennale (2008). Denny represented New Zealand at the 56th Venice Biennale (2015) and was included in the central curated exhibition in 2013.