Simon Dybbroe Møller
Danish, born 1976
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions
Laura Bartlett at Frieze London 2016,
Laura Bartlett
SIMON DYBBROE MØLLER | Buongiorno Signor Courbet,
Francesca Minini
Simon Dybbroe Møller ­­– Lettuce,
Belvedere 21

Conceptual artist Simon Dybbroe Møller creates performances and installations that explore existential questions through metaphor. In 2010, he completed a trilogy of exhibitions that individually explored boredom, failure, and gravity. For instance, in Melody Malady (2010), he examines the distinction between between boredom and leisure activity. A man sits at a piano that has stacks of books on top of and around it. He appears to be tapping absentmindedly on the piano keys while reading, but in fact, he is playing the letters that represent musical notes as he scans them in the books. In Untitled, Uncovered and Incomplete by Chance (in Bloom) (2005), Møller recorded the Nirvana song “In Bloom” after de-tuning the instruments according to August Strindberg’s instructions for random tuning. Our lives are voids, Møller is suggesting, and he is interested in how we (artist, performer, and …

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