Simon Senn

Hashtag Liberty (2011)
Video installation

Hashtag Liberty (2011)
Video installation


Simon Senn

Eidg. Preis für Kunst

On April 4, 2011, 83 people from Sekalla, Egypt, received the following invitation through social networking websites:

"Hello. You are invited to come share with us your opinion about a video related to the revolution that you saw on the Internet and influenced you. You are expected Wednesday, April 6 at 2pm at the Dream Net Cafe. At first everyone will present his video and discuss it with those present. This
meeting will be filmed. Thereafter, we will go out on the outskirts of the city and everyone will, in front of the camera, give his opinion in relation to the video he chose. You'll be completely free to give your personal opinion.”

Nobi was the only person who showed up at the Dream Net Café; he proposed to look for participants in the street by himself for the next day.

1986 Né à La Chaux-de-Fonds
Vie et travaille à Genève et Londres

Biographie artistique
2007-2010 Haute Ecole d'Art et de Design Genève (HEAD)

Expositions individuelles
2010 Simon Senn, Gallery Nicola von Senger, Zurich
2010 Participatory Panopticon, CACT - Centro d'Arte Contemporanea del Ticino, Bellinzona
2011 Simon Senn, Videodromo, Ancona

Expositions collectives
2009 Complete Control, Apex, Göttingen
2009 Unter 30, Kunstmuseum Thun [cat.]
2009 Swiss Art Awards, Centre de Foires de Bâle [cat.]
2010 Timing, Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato
2010 Dans un deuxième temps (1), Piano Nobile, Genève
2010 Video Review, Jerome Zodo Contemporary, Milan
2010 Lust and Vice. The seven deadly sins from Dürer to Nauman, Kunstmuseum Bern [cat.]

2009 Prix de la Fondation Kiefer Hablitzel

Simon Senn