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a black game case mod with a plexi case below it.

Simon Denny

Blockchain Future State Fintech Gamer Case Mod Deal Toy: 21 Application Programming

Interface (API) Marketplace

2016

UV print on In Win computer case

Screenprint on wooden tombstone, lava stones, plexiglass

Casemod:

23.5 x 22.9 x 11.7 inches

59.7 x 58.2 x 29.7 cm

Plexiplinth:

19.69 x 27.17 x 15.35 inches

50 x 69 x 39 cm

a fintech gamer case mod with a butterfly on it and a plexi box below it.

Simon Denny

Blockchain Future State Fintech Gamer Case Mod Deal Toy: Backfeed x Ethereum

2016

Custom made IMAGINE butterfly, UV print on Gigabyte plexiglas computer case

Screenprint on wooden thombstone, lava stones, plexiglas

Casemod:

18.11 x 19.29 x 8.27 inches

46 x 49 x 21 cm

Plexiplinth:

19.69 x 24.02 x 13.78 inches

50 x 61 x 35 cm

a Plexiplinth with Stones and Tombstone on it.

Simon Denny

8_BNY Mellon

8_Plexiplinth with Stones and Tombstone

2016

Lian Li computer case, UV print on Aludibond cutout, lasercut plexiglas letters, LEDs

Screenprint on wooden thombstone, lava stones, plexiglas

Casemod:

12.6 x 13.39 x 14.17 inches

32 x 34 x 36 cm

Plexiplinth:

19.69 x 18.5 x 14.57 inches

50 x 47 x 37 cm

Simon Denny, Blockchain Future State Fintech Gamer Case Mod Deal Toy: 21 Hype Cycle

Simon Denny

Blockchain Future State Fintech Gamer Case Mod Deal Toy: 21 Hype Cycle

2016

Lasercut Plexiglas and screenprint on Sand 3D print, screenprint on wooden tombstone, lava stones, Plexiglas

Print: 45 x 60 x 30cm

Plinth: 50 x 57 x 36cm

A dream box featuring an image of Dorian Nakamoto and text underneath.

Simon Denny

Bitcoin/Blockchain Founder Myth “Dreambox”

Gamer Custom Case Kit: Dorian Nakamoto

2016

UV print on plexiglas, magic case

parts and packaging

65.75 x 24.41 x 12.6 inches

167 x 62  x 32 cm

A dream box featuring an image of Craig Wright and text underneath.

Simon Denny

Bitcoin/Blockchain Founder Myth “Dreambox”

Gamer Custom Case Kit: Craig Wright

2016

UV print on plexiglas, magic case

parts and packaging

65.75 x 24.41 x 12.6 inches

167 x 62 x 32 cm

portrait of SImon denny standing in his studio

Simon Denny (b. 1982, Auckland, New Zealand) graduated from the Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste (Städelschule) in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Simon Denny was the winner of Art Basel’s annual Baloise Art Prize (2012).

His work has challenged numerous themes entrenched in modern society’s globalized culture: the Internet, technological obsolescence, corporate culture, television broadcasting, and national identity. Recent solo exhibitions include MINE, Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania (2019); Hammer Projects: Simon Denny, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2017); Innovator’s Dilemma, MoMA PS1, New York (2015); Envisaging Vocational Rehabilitation, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany (2012); Cruise Line, NAK Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, Germany (2011); Chronic Expectation: CFS/ME Documentary Restoration, T293, Rome (2011); Corporate Video Decisions, Michael Lett, Auckland; Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York (2011); Negative Headroom: The Broadcast Signal Intrusion Incident; Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg, Germany; and the Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis (2010).

Recent group exhibitions include Uncanny Valley: Being Human in the Age of AI, de Young Museum, San Francisco (2020); Fluidity, Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany (2016); Secret Power, New Zealand Pavilion, Venice Biennale 2015, 56th International Art Exhibition, Venice (2015); That's The Way We Do it: The Techniques and Aesthetic of Appropriation from Ei Arakawa to Andy Warhol, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria (2011); and Based in Berlin, KW Center for Contemporary Art, Berlin (2011). 

MINE, Petzel Gallery, 2021, Installation view

MINE, Petzel Gallery, 2021

Installation view

MINE, Petzel Gallery, 2021, Installation view

MINE, Petzel Gallery, 2021

Installation view

installation of MINE at MONA in 2020, featuring large vinyl on the floor that looks like a board game and several large cardboard sculptures of mining machinery standing on it.

MINE, Museum of Old and New Art, 2020

Installation view

installation of MINE at MONA in 2020, featuring large vinyl on the floor that looks like a board game and a large cardboard sculpture of mining machinery standing on it.

MINE, Museum of Old and New Art, 2020

Installation view

Installation of The Founder's Paradox at MCA Cleveland in 2018, featruing several tables with boardgames on them and covered in Plexi galss in the senter of the room and several large works on the wall that look like covers from board games.

The Founder's Paradox, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, 2018

Installation view

Installation image of The Founder's Paradox at the MCA Cleveland in 2018. there are several pedestals with works on them and textual vinyls on the wall behind them.

The Founder's Paradox, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, 2018

Installation view

Installation of Blockchain future states at Petzel Gallery in 2016, featuring several dream boxes hanging on the walls and a large cut out of Ash from Pokemon on a pedestal with an open pokeball next to him.

Blockchain Future States, Petzel Gallery, 2016

Installation view

installation shot from Blockchain Futurue States at Petzel Gallery in 2016. features two risk game son pedestals and several case mods hanging on background wall.

Blockchain Future States, Petzel Gallery, 2016

Installation view

installation of All you need is Data at the Kunstverein Munich in 2013, featuring several large prints mounted on steel banisters in the center of the room

All You Need is Data, Kunstverein Munich, 2013

Installatin view

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