Simon Denny: The Innovative Dilemma
Mittwoch, 9. Juli 2014, 19 Uhr, Aula
Recently Simon Denny’s practice has dealt extensively with communication technology and business ideology. Touching on his projects "All you need is data: the DLD 2012 Conference REDUX" (Kunstverein Munich, Petzel Gallery NYC 2013), "The Personal Effects of Kim Dotcom" (2013-2014 mumok Vienna, Firstsite Colchester) and "Disruptive Berlin" (Galerie Buchholz, 2014) Denny will reflect on the current technology business landscape and the images and culture it produces - from startup aesthetics to corporate culture. Denny will also talk about his upcoming exhibition "New Management" at Portikus and the complex processes behind it. He will speak towards ideas like the "disruption machine" and the "gospel of innovation" discussed in Jill Lepore’s recent article "The Annals of Enterprise: The Disruption Machine" (The New Yorker, 23 June 2014).
Simon Denny *1982 in Auckland / New Zealand, lives and works in Berlin. He holds an BFA 2005 from University Of Auckland and is Meisterschüler of Willem de Rooij, Städelschule 2009. Denny will represent New Zealand at the 56th International Art Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia 2015.
Die Veranstaltung findet in englischer Sprache statt.