top of page

Laneikka Denne

Artist Bio

Laneikka Denne is a young queer maker, playwright and actor from Western Sydney with a weirdly absurd yet feminist lens on the mundane moments of womanhood. Her photographic work has been exhibited at the Goods Space Gallery and The House That Dan Built's Festival in a Box in 2022.

Laneikka wrote her debut play DEAD SKIN at seventeen which was awarded the State Theatre Company of SA's Young Playwright's award and went on to be performed at KXT in 2021 to sold out audiences of teenagers. Laneikka is the recipient of the Diversity Creative Mentorship 2022 where her play was performed in Los Angeles and is currently being developed into a feature film. Laneikka's plays are published on Australian Plays Transform and she is currently in pre-production for her screenplay OI that was awarded Open Screenplay's Best Drama Screenplay and was a finalist in the First Flight's Female Voices Fund in 2022.

Artist Statement

Femme Fructueuses: Fruitful Woman is a photo series that distorts the female form in grotesque yet beautiful ways. The work invites viewers to question the subject and in turn their own immediate sexualisation of womanhood and femininity.

bottom of page