Renny is an artist and Co-Artistic Director (with Richard Gregory) of Quarantine. She co-founded Quarantine in 1998 with Richard Gregory and Simon Banham.
She is now mainly a dramaturg for Quarantine and has worked with a wide variety of professional and non-professional collaborators as director, animateur and dramaturg both within Quarantine and beyond. Current projects include co-curating Tenancy (2018/19) with Quarantine’s ensemble, a project inviting artists to take up residence in a new-build house on the border of Salford and Manchester. It is part of Meet the Neighbours, a pan-European artistic project responding to rapid urban development. Renny is also curating and editing a book on ‘staging life and death’ in collaboration with Quarantine artist and producer Sarah Hunter, which will be published in November 2019.
Her past work for Quarantine includes EatEat (2003) – a meal with refugees and asylum seekers and Rantsoen (2004), its Belgian version with Victoria (now Campo).