Daniel Dean often instigates collaborative projects that address site-specificity, spatial relationships and our engagement with media and technology. He produces sculpture, video and public art projects that challenge expectations while re-imagining value and exchange systems, personal experience, participation, and our relationship to things.

He has exhibited and performed his work at: the Bakken Museum, Minneapolis; the Weisman Museum, Minneapolis; The Soap Factory, Minneapolis; Northern Spark Festival, Minneapolis; The Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC; Nathan Cummings Foundation, NYC; The World Bank, DC; NGBK, Berlin. Dean has an MFA in Experimental and Media Art from the University of Minnesota.