Kendell Geers is a South African artist, musician and film-maker, born in Johannesburg. He works as an artist in various media including sculpture, installations, performance art, drawing, photography, and video. Part of Geers's work has included an engagement with the oeuvre of Marcel Duchamp, including an incident at the 1993 Venice Biennial when he urinated in Duchamp's Fountain.
He has exhibited globally since 1993 and participated in numerous exhibitions including Documenta, the Carnegie International, Havana Biennial, Istanbul Biennial, Kwang Ju Biennial, Taipei Biennial, Gwangju Biennale, Lyon Biennial, Glasstress at the Venice Biennale, as well as presented solo exhibitions in the CCA Cincinnati, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst Gent, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Aspen Art Museum, Stephen Friedman Gallery in London, and the CAC in Lyon.
Kendell Geers is represented in Paris by Yvon Lambert Gallery; in London by Stephen Friedman Gallery; in Brussels by Galerie Rodolphe Janssen; Galleria Continua in San Gimignano, Beijing and Le Moulin; and Goodman Gallery in Johannesburg.
... Kendell Geers ... "Kendell Geers The Forest of Suicides." published by MACRO, Museo D'Arte Contemporanea, Roma, 2004 ...