Kendell Geers

Born: Johannesburg, South Africa, 1968
Lives and works in Brussels, Belgium
 
 

Solo Exhibitions (selected)

2020
Ornamentum et Krimen, M77 Gallery, Milan, Italy
Love, By Any Means Necessary, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

2019-2020
In Gozi We Trust, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

2019
The Second Coming (Do What Thou Wilt), Rua Red, Dublin, Ireland
#iPROtesttHEReforeIam, ADN Galeria, Barcelona, Spain

2018
Voetstoots, Galerie Ron Mandos, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Hope is a Four Letter Word, La Médiatine, Brussels, Belgium
EsemPlastiK, ACB Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2017
AfroPunk, Rodolphe Janssen and Galerie Didier Claes (diptych exhibition), Brussels, Belgium

2016
ProPaganDaDa, ADN Galeria, Barcelona, Spain

2015
SeaSonSinHell, ACB Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2014
Ani/Mystik/AKtivist, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town
The Intoxication of Being Kendell Geers, UnTubo, Siena, Italy
Crossing the Line, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Solve et Coagula, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

2013
Endgame, Galleria Continua/ Le Moulin, Boissy-le-Châtel, France
AlphaBête, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Stealing Fire From Heaven, Galerist, Istanbul, Turkey
Kendell Geers 1988-2012, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
Sexe, Argent et Pouvoir, La Maison Particulière, Brussels, Belgium

2012
Songs of Innocence and of Experience, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, Chateau Blandy-les-Tours, Melun, Paris, France

2011
Hellraiser, ADN Galeria, Barcelona, Spain
No Government, No Cry, CIAP, Hasselt, Belgium
Fin de Partie, Galleria Continua, Beijing, China

2010
Third World Disorder, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Handgrenades from my heart, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Idoles, Boissy-le Chatel, Paris, France

2009-2010
A GUEST + A HOST = A GHOST, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

2009
Irrespektiv, MART, Trento, Italy
The Wasteland, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
REAM, Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, Missouri
Not Something Else, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

2008
PrayPlayPray, Oficina Para Proyectos de Arte (OPA), Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Irrespektiv, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Lyon (MOCA), Lyon, France
Irrespektiv, DA2 Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca, Spain
PostPunkPaganPop, de Pury & Luxembourg Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

2007
Kannibale, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
Auto-da-fe, BPS22 Space for Contemporary Creation, Charleroi, Belgium
Irrespektiv, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Gent, Belgium; touring to BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead

2006
The Word Made Flesh, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

2005
Satyr:Ikon, Galleria Continua, San Gimigano, Italy
The Fall, Sorry We're Closed, Brussels, Belgium
Hung, Drawn and Quartered, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio; toured to Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado (catalogue)

2004
The Forest of Suicides, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Roma (MACRO), Rome, Italy (monograph)
In the Flesh, Salon 94, New York
Sexus, Cimaise et Portique, Centre Departemental d'Art Contemporain, Albi, France
Hung, Drawn and Quartered, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

2003
NOITU(LOVE)R, Castello di Ama per l'Arte Contemporanea Lecchi, Siena, Italy
Inferno, Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) Kitakyushu Project Gallery, Fukuoka, Japan (artist's book)
TerroRealismus, Migros Museum of Contemporary Art, Zürich, Switzerland
Prototype, Red sniper (with Patrick Condeyns), Grand salle, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Rogue States, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
The Prodigal Son, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

2002
Grenzgänger, Galerie Luis Campana, Koln, Germany
Mondo Kane, Galleria Continua, San Gimigano, Italy
A Spy in the House of Love, Camouflage, Brussels, Belgium
Sympathy for the Devil, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

2001
Where Angels Fear to Tread, Delfina Project Space, London, England
Televisionaries, Württembergischer Kunstverein and Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany

2000
Timbuktu, Museum of Applied Arts (MAK), Vienna, Austria
¡Ya Basta!, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
Ex Africa Semper Aliquid Novi, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris, France
SHOOT, Inova, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Arte all'Arte V edizione, Volterra, Italy

1999
States of Emergency, Association of Visual Artists Vienna Secession, Vienna, Austria (catalogue)
Heart of Darkness, South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Kendell Geers, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, Project Rooms, Goodman Gallery, Arco, Madrid, Spain

1998
Guilty, Fort Klapperkop, Pretoria, South Africa
98.3, ArtPace, San Antonio, Texas (catalogue)
Heart of Darkness, Gallery in the Round, Grahamstown, South Africa (catalogue)

1997
Memento Mori, Vleeshal Center for Contemporary Art, Middelburg, The Netherlands

1996
Black on the Inside (with Neil Goedhals), Metroplex Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
16 June 1976 (with Willie Bester), Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

1995
Work on Paper, Chalkham Hill Press Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
W.C., Villa Arson, Nice, France

1994
Air de Paris, Everard Read Contemporary & ICA & Market Theatre Galleries, Johannesburg, South Africa
We are Johannesburg Artists and Nothing More, Michaelis Art Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

1993
The New Patron, Everard Read Contemporary, Johannesburg, South Africa
Threshold: The Exhibition, Everard Read Contemporary, Johannesburg, South Africa
Objects, Natal Technikon Art Gallery, Durban, South Africa

1991
Mediations, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

1988
Box Theatre, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa


Two-Person Exhibitions

2013
Heart of Darkness, dialogue with Maro Michalakakos, NEON, Athens, Greece


Group Exhibitions (selected)

2020
Just like paradise, OK Offenes Kulturhaus, Hohenrausch 2020, Linz, Austria (forthcoming)
Fonction Critique 2, Aperto, Montpellier, France (curated by Manuel Fadat)

2019-2020
Disturbing Narratives, The Parkview Museum, Singapore

2019
Dark Fantasy, UTA Artist Space, Los Angeles (curated by Ashlee Harrison)
JRSLM - Paradise Lost Again, Pilar, Brussels (curated by Hans de Wolf)
Habiter l'intime, Works on Paper, Collection Cédric Liénard, Foundation Thalie, Brussels
Museum of Modern Art and Western Antiquities, Department of Carving and Modeling Section II: Form and Volume, Cristina Guerra Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal (curated by Jens Hoffmann)
Otros Campos, Arte, sociedad y fuìtbol, CDAN, Centro de Arte y Naturaleza, Huesca, Spain
La rue. Où le monde se crée, La Panacée, Montpellier, France
Body as home, GAD Giudecca Art District, Venice Biennale, curated by Valentina Gioia Levy & Pier Paolo Scelsi
Glasstress 2019, Fondazione Berengo Art Space, Murano
Dysfunctional, Galleria Giogrio Franchetti alla Ca' d'Oro, Venice, Italy
Monde(s) Merveilleux, Galerie Hervé Bize, Nancy, France
MuMo 2 (le Musée Mobile), Eldorado, touring Lille, Dunkerque, Amiens, Thiérache North and l'Ais, France
Golden Room, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Lille, France
Nouveau Brutalisme, Carpenters Workshop Gallery, Paris, France
Festival Van De Controle, CCHA, Hasselt, Belgium
New Works, Carpenters Workshop Gallery, Paris, France

2018-2019
The Street. Where the World Is Made, MAXXI, Rome, Italy

2018
Hacer Noche, Convent of Santo Domingo, Oaxaca, Mexico
Us or Chaos: A/Political Collection, BPS 22, Charleroi, Belgium
White Anxieties, White Box, New York
Viennaline, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Vienna, Austria
Multiple, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Make the city, Elexposition, Party Content, Liège, Belgium
David Balula, Kendell Geers, Thomas Lerooy and Sam Moyer, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Bric-à-Brac- The Jumble of Growth, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy
Road to Justice, MAXXI, Rome, Italy
BELIEVE, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Toronto, Canada
Talisman in the Age of Difference, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Black Mirror, Mario Mauronier Contemporary Art, Salzburg, Austria
Pavillion de l'Exile 03, La galerie du Fleuve de l'Institut français au Sénégal, Escale à Saint-Louis, Senegal
The World's Game: Fútbol and Contemporary Art, Pérez Art Museum, Miami, Florida

2017-2018
Ecce Homo. Zie de mens, Marion de Cannière, Belgium (curated by Eric Rinckhout)
Artistry and Methods: Drawing as Art, Art as Drawings, The Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), Hangzhou, China

2017
Angst, Museum Dr. Guislain, Ghent, Belgium
South African Pavilion Without Walls, Performa 17, New York
How to say it the way it is!, Rua Red, Dublin, Ireland
The Silences Between, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flanerie, The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
BXL: Art Contemporain et Cultures Populaires, Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles, Paris, France
NSK State Pavilion, 57th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
ANTIDORON. The EMST Collection, Documenta 14, Kassel, Germany (curated by Katerina Koskina, Fridericianum)
And what, for example, am I now seeing? (Autodisporsi), Galleria Continua, Les Moulins, Boissy-le-Châtel, France
Afriques Capitales, Gare Saint Sauveur, Lille, France
Time for Outrage, Gaia Art Foundation, Great Eastern Wall Gallery, London, England
All Things Being Equal..., Zeitz MOCAA, Cape Town, South Africa
Superdemocracy, BOZAR Brussels, BPS22, Charleroi, Belgium; and Museum of Modern Art (M HKA), Antwerp, Belgium
Oh good days!, Biennale9, Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Mementos: Artists' Souvenirs, Artefacts, and other Curiosities, 35th Art Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flânerie, Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Living in Dreams, CC de Bond, Bruges, Belgium
Il Cacciatore Bianco / The White Hunter, FM Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea, Milano, Milan, Italy
Du Verbe à la Communication, Collection Josée and Marc Gensollen, Carré d'Art, Nîmes, France

2016-2017
BXL UNIVERSEL, Centrale For Contemporary Art, Brussels, Belgium

2016
Football, à la limite du hors-jeu, Musée d'Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France
Foot Foraine, Gare Saint-Sauveur, Lille, France
Les Possédés, Friche La Belle de Mai, Marseille, France
GlassFever, Dordrechts Museum, Dordrechts, The Netherlands
Something Old, Something New, Rodolphe Janssen Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Everybody is Crazy But Me, La Maison Particuliere, Brussels, Belgium
Tribal (in collaboration with Galerie Bernard Dulon), Carpenters Workshop Gallery, Paris, France
A History. Contemporary Art from the Centre Pompidou, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
New Revolutions: 50th Anniversary Show, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Bric-à- Brac, The Jumble of Growth, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
11th edition of the Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China
BXL Universel, La Centrale Electrique, Brussels, Belgium
La Traversee des Inquietudes, curated by Lea Bismuth, Le Lab-Labanque de Béthune, France
Portrait de l'artiste en Alter, FRAC Normandie Rouen, France
Hacking Habitat, Art of Control, Internationale Kunstmanifestatie, Utrecht, Netherlands
Punk. Its Traces in Contemporary Art, MACBA, Barcelona, Spain
The Importance of Being: A Panorama on Belgian Contemporary Art, Museo de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; travelling to Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Les Mondes Inversés, PBS22, Charleroi, Belgium
Geometrix: Line, Form, Subversion, Curator's Office, Washington D.C.
Lines of Passage (in medias res), Elgiz Museum, Istanbul, Turkey
Lines of Passage (in media res), curated by Basak Senova, Mytilene Municipal Art Gallery, Lesvos, Greece
Comme si de rien n'était, Musée Van Buuren, Brussels, Belgium

2015
Follia Continua! Les 25 ans de la Galleria Continua, Centquatre-Paris, Paris, France
Theorem. You Simply Destroy the Image I Always Had of Myself, MANA Contemporary, New Jersey
"Give me a mask and he will tell you the truth" Oscar Wilde, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Punk. Its Traces in Contemporary Art, Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo (CA2M), Madrid, Spain
Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
South-South: The Poetry In Between, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
The Importance of Being: A Panorama on Belgian Contemporary Art, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina; travelling to Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba
You Love Me, You Love Me Not: Sindika Dokolo Collection, Almeida Garrett Municipal Library, Porto, Portugal
The Worlds Turned Upside Down, BPS22, Musée d'art de la Province de Hainaut, Charleroi, Belgium

2014-2015
The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Hell, Purgatory revisited by Contemporary African Artists, Frankfurt MMK, Frankfurt, Germany; travels to SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia; Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, Washington D.C.; Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain; Correo Venezia, Venice; Hayward Gallery, London, England

2014
Study from the Human Body, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
INSERT2014: New Models For Common Ground, Mati Ghar, a cultural exploration of Delhi as a landscape for creativity and transformation, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi, India
Ruffneck Constructivists, ICA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Drawing Room, Magasin III, Stockholm, Sweden
Surfacing, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Slow Future, Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej Zamek, Warsaw, Poland
Michelangelo e il Novecento, Galleria Civica di Modena, Modena, Italy
The Disappearance of Fireflies, Prison Sainte Anne, Avignon, France
And the Trees Set Forth to Seek for a King, Museum of the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel
Pace Gems, Linda Pace Foundation Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
As I Run and Run, Happiness Comes Closer, Hotel Beauburn, Paris, France
Paradigm Store, HS Projects, Howick Place, London, England
What Marcel Duchamp Taught Me, The Fine Art Society, London, England
Odd Volumes, Book Art from the Allan Chasanoff Collection, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
Der Leone Have Sept Cabeças, CRAC Alsace, Altkirch, France
One Shot! Football e Arte Contemporânea, Museo Brasileiro da Escultura, São Paulo, Brazil
ICONICA, Centennial of the founding of CONI, Art Walk, Rome, Italy
La Disparition des Lucioles, Prison Sainte-Anne, Avignon, France
Other People's Problems: Conflicts and Paradoxes, Herzeliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzeliya, Israel
Selected Artist's Jewels from Paris/London, Galerie MiniMasterpiece, Paris, France
Personal Choice, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Hell and Purgatory, Museum of Modern Art (MMK), Frankfurt, Germany

2013
My Joburg, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Germany; touring to La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
Artificial Amsterdam, The City as Artwork, De Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands (curated by Gerardo Mosquera)
Sex, Money and Power, Maison Particulière, Brussels, Belgium
Transformator, Festival van de metamorfose, Zwevegem, Belgium
From Picasso to Koons: The Artist as Jeweler, curated by Diane Venet, The BAAS Museum, Miami, Florida
Beyond Liaisons, World Jewellery Museum, Seoul, South Korea
Monkey Business, Galerie Sophie Scheidecker, Paris, France
Endgame, Galleria Continua, Les Moulins, Boissy-le-Châtel, France
Blago Bung 8, Performance Action Sound Poetry Video, Emily Harvey Foundation, New York

2012-2013
The Progress of Love, Menil Collection, Houston, Texas

2012
Newtopia: The State of Human Rights, Mechelen, Netherlands; touring to various cultural institutions in Mechelen and Brussels, Belgium
Mexico: Expected/Unexpected, Katzen Arts Centre, Washington D.C.
The Rainbow Nation: Contemporary Sculpture from South Africa, Museum Beelden aan Zee, El Den Haag- Scheveningen, Netherlands
Struggle(s), Maison Particuliere, Brussels, Belgium
Dark Garnaal, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Villa Knokke, Belgium
Manifesta 9, Limburg, Belgium
Néon, Who's afraid of red, yellow and blue? La Maison Rouge, Paris, France

2011
No Government No cry, a project by Kendell Geers, CIAP Actuele Kunst, Hasselt, Belgium
Mexico: Expected/Unexpected, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California; and Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, California
All that Glisters, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Terrible Beauty - Art, Crisis, Change & The Office of Non-Compliance, Dublin Contemporary, Dublin, Ireland (catalogue)
The Luminous Interval, The Daskalopoulos Collection, Guggenheim, Bilbao, Spain (catalogue)
Celluloid Brushes, Etablissement d'en Face, Brussels, Belgium
It won't happen again, Galleria Continua, Beijing, China
Eat me, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Anonymously Yours, Maison Gregoire, Brussels, Belgium
Mémoires du Futur, La Collection Olbricht, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
Spheres 4, Galleria Continua Le Moulin, Paris, France
Super-Organism, CAF Art Museum Biennale, Beijing, China
How to Philosophize with a Hammer, White Box, New York
Big Brother, L'Artiste Face aux Tyrans, The Palais des Arts et du Festival, Dinard, France
Glasstress, 54th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Sympathy for the Devil, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium
Con Amore - Djurhuus collection, ARoS, Aarhus, Denmark
Nunc et in Hora Mortis Nostrae, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussel, Belgium

2010
Dominó Caníbal, Proyecto de Arte Contemporáneo Murcia, Murcia, Spain
SCRATCH, ADN Galleria, Barcelona, Spain
Bern Biennale, Museum of Fine Art, Bern, Switzerland
The 29th Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil
New Monuments, Middelheimmuseum, Antwerp, Belgium
Lebenslust und Totentanz, Kunsthalle Krems, Krems, Austria
UltraMegaLore-Fashion Icon, Modemuseum Hasselt, Belgium
One Shot! Football and contemporary art, BPS22 espace de création contemporaine, Charleroi, Belgium
Dada South? Iziko Museums of Cape Town, South Africa
Contemplating the Void, Guggenheim, New York
The Right to Protest, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel
UltraMegaLore - Fashion Icon Testimony, Modemuseum Hasselt, Hasselt, Belgium
Strengths and Convictions, Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, Sweden
Lust and Vice: The Seven Deadly Sins from Dürer to Nauman, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland; travelling to Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
México - esperado/inesperado, Espace de création contemporaine, Charleroi, Belgium
Viaggio in Italia, Palazzo Fabroni, Pistoia, Italy

2009
Dark Summer, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Time of the Signs, de Pury & Luxembourg, Zürich, Switzerland
SCRATCH! , ADN Galeria, Barcelona, Spain
Visions of paradise: utopias | dystopias | heterotopias, Berezdivin Collection, Espacio 1414, Puerto Rico
Art Foundation Mallorca, CCA Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
Fonction Critique, quelques apparitions diversement manifestees, sur une proposition de M.Fadat, Aperto, Montpellier, France (Catalogue)
Spheres 2009, Galleria Continua, Le Moulin, Paris, France
Locus Solus, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
Re:Print, n.a.v. een grafisch werktraject in het Frans Masereel Centrum in Kasterlee, Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, Mechelen, Belgium (catalogue)
Hellwach Gegenwartig, Ausblicke auf die Sammlung Marta, Marta Herford, Germany
Dark Summer, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Une collezione trasversale, Da Duchamp a Nino Calos, da Cattelan a Entang Wiharso, ALT Arte Contemporanea, Arte Lavoro Territorio, Spazio Fausto Radici, Alzano Lombardo, Italy
A House is Not a Home, La Calmeleterie, Amboise, France
SONS Shoes Or not Shoes?, Kruishoutem, Belgium
Time of the Signs, de Pury & Luxembourg Gallery, Zürich, Switzerland
Signals in the Dark: Art in the Shadow of War, Model Arts and Niland Gallery, Sligo, Ireland

2008
Wall Rockets: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York
Betwixt, Magasin 3, Stockholm, Germany
pendre la crémaillère, Sommer & Kohl, Berlin, Germany
Artist-Citizen / Contextual artistic practices, Cultural Centre of Belgrade, Serbia
Chambre à part II, La Réserve, Paris, France
7+1Project Rooms, MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporànea de Vigo, Spain
‘My Favorite Object', Vienna art week, Museum of Applied Arts, MAK, Vienna, Austria
Collection Agustin et Isabel Coppel, Mexico: Expected/Unexpected, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
Bare Life, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel
Neon Bible, Collection Yvon Lambert, Avignon, France
Neighbourhood Secrets, Kvadrat, Stavanger, Norway
Person of the Crowd: The contemporary Art of Flânerie, Neuberger Museum of Art, New York
Signals in the Dark: Art in the Shadow of War, Blackwood Gallery, Curated by Séamus Kealy, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Canada

2007
African Pavilion, 52nd Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
Global Cities, Turbine Hall, Tate Modern, London, England
J'embrasse Pas, Collection Yvon Lambert, Avignon, France
Passage du Temps, Collection François Pinault Foundation, Lille, France
My Sweet Sixteen Party, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Werchter Rock Festival, Amuseevous project, Werchter, Belgium
Hidden Cities, Third International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
L'emprise du lieu, curated by Daniel Buren, Domaine Pommery, Reims, France (catalogue)
One Colour, Galleria Continua, Beijing, China
The Freak Show, Musée d'art contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France (catalogue)
Stock Zero, Or The Icy Water Of Egoistical Calculation, Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
1 Biennal of the Canaries islands, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Spain (catalogue)
Emerging Wor(l)ds, The Prague Contemporary Art Festival, Prague, Czechia
Il faut rendre à Cézanne..., Collection Yvon Lambert, Avignon, France (catalogue)

2006
A Fiction of Authenticity-Contemporary Africa Abroad, Blaffer Gallery, Art Museum of the University of Houston, Houston, Texas
Being, In Brussels, ARGOS Centre for Art and Media, Brussels, Belgium
One Star Stop, Galerie Erna Hécey, Brussels, Belgium
SD Observatory, Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, IVAM, Valencia, Spain (catalogue)
HUMAN GAME, Fondazione Pitti Immagine, Stazione Leopolda, Florence, Italy (curated by Francesco Bonami, catalogue)
Take A Walk On The Wild Side, de Pury & Luxembourg, Zürich, Switzerland (curated by Jerome Sans and Olivier Vrankenne)
Images Publiques, 1ère Triennale d'art public, Liège, Belgium
Ballkünstler, Museum der Bildenden Künste Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany (catalogue)
The Flip Book Show, Fotomuseum, Antwerp, Belgium
Taste. In Viaggio Con Le Diversità Del Gusto, Stazione Leopolda, Firenze, Italy
Metropolitanscape, Il paesaggio urbano nell'arte contemporanea, Palazzo Cavour, Turin, Italy (catalogue)
DON JUAN alias Don Giovanni or "Two plus two equals four or "Lust is the only swindle I wish permanence", Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (catalogue)
Exces, Nr.12 Beelden en lichamen in buitensporige tijden, Z33, Hasselt, Belgium
Looking both ways, Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, California (catalogue)
George Condo, Wim Delvoye, Kendell Geers, MRZYK & Moriceau, Thomas Palme, Gert & Uwe Tobias, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium

2005
Ten Year Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Dionysiac, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht, ZKM Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany (catalogue)
War is over 1945-2005 la libertà dell'arte da Picasso a Warhol a Cattelan, GAMeC-Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Italy (catalogue)
ADAM, International exhibition of contemporary art, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam, Netherlands (catalogue)
Expérience de la durée, Biennale d'art contemporain de Lyon 2005, Lyon, France (catalogue)
Leaps of Faith, curated by Katerina Gregos and Erden Kosova, Nicosia, Cyprus (catalogue)
Daumenkino, The Flip Book Show, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany (catalogue)
CCA Kitakyushu Artist's Books, Galerie Christophe Daviet-Thery, Paris, France
Brussels South Airport, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna, Austria (catalogue)
Manmano, Galleria Continua, Beijing, China
Looking both ways, Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal (touring show, curated by L.A. Farell, catalogue)
Looking both ways, City Art Centre, Edinburgh, England (touring show, curated by L.A. Farell, catalogue)

2004
Wall Drawings, MMSU, 16th International Drawings Exhibition, Rijeka, Croatia (curated by Branko Franceschi) (catalogue)
Terminal 5, John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York (catalogue)
Stock Zero-Opera, MNAC, Bucharest, Romania (curated by Nicolas Bourriaud) (catalogue)
Art in the Age of Terrorism, Millais Gallery, Southampton Institute, Southampton, England
Channel Zero, Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands (curated by Katerina Gregos)
Democracy is fun, White box, New York
Transcultures, The cultural Olympiad and The National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST), Athens, Greece
Tijdelijk verblijf/Séjour Ephemère/temporary residence, Stedelijk Musea Kortrijk, Kortrijk, Belgium
Ipeg bild.ton.maschine, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
The Ten Commandments, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, Germany
OK, America! APEX Art, New York
Le Opere e i Giorni, Certosa di San Lorenzo, Padua, Italy (catalogue)
Not Done, Muhka, Antwerp, Belgium (catalogue)
Visions of Paradise, João Ferreira Fine Art, Cape Town, South Africa (catalogue)
Looking both ways, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (catalogue); travelling to Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts (touring show) (catalogue)
Les Afriques, Tri Postal, Lille, France

2003
TerroRealismus, Migros Museum, Zürich, Switzerland
Looking Both Ways, Museum for African Art, New York (catalogue, touring show)
Synopsis 3-Testimonies: between fiction and reality, National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST), Athens, Greece (catalogue)
Black President: The Art and Legacy of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, New Museum, New York
A Fiction of Authenticity: Contemporary Africa Abroad, Contemporary Art Museum Saint Louis, Missouri
Observatório # 5, Costa Reis Compilação de Arte Africana Actual, Camouflage, Brussels, Belgium
Sted//Place Sydafrika//Denmark, Asbaek, Copenhagen, Denmark
M_ARS - Art and War, New Gallery, Graz, Austria (catalogue)
HardCore, Vers un Nouvel Activisme, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France (catalogue)
Handlungsanweisungen, Kunsthalle Wien project space, Vienna, Austria
Poetic Justice, 8th International Istanbul Biennale, Haghia Sophia Museum, Turkey (catalogue)
Opening Gallery Beaulieu, Oudenaarde, Belgium
Poëzie Zomer, Opzij van het kijken, Watou, Belgium
African Exile Museum, Zürich, Switzerland
A Prove d'Ascolto, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italy (catalogue)
Time, art and architecture, Biennale of Valencia, Spain (catalogue)
Coollustre, Collection Lambert en Avignon, France, (curated by Eric Troncy, catalogue)
Goteborgs Internationella Konstbiennal, Goteborg, Sweden (catalogue)
Next Flag, Hans Bogatzke Collection, BPS22, Charleroi, Belgium (catalogue)
Thatcher, The Blue Gallery, London, England
Salon des Refusés, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy (catalogue)
Sted//Place Galerie Asbæk & Kastrupgardsamlingen, Copenhagen, Denmark (catalogue)
Observatorio #5, Camouflage, Brussels, Belgium
Video-Zone@LX, Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal

2002
Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany (catalogue)
Trauma, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, England (catalogue)
Tutto Normale, Villa Medici, Rome, Italy (catalogue)
The Short Century, MoMA PS1, New York (catalogue)
Editionen Part One/2002, Galerie & Edition Artelier, Graz, Austria
Tutto Casino, Villa Medici, Rome, Italy (catalogue)
To Actuality, Bolzano, Italy
Video-Zone, 1st International Video-Art Biennial, Tel Aviv, Israel (catalogue)
Refuge Tilflukt, Henie Onstad Art Center, Sandvika, Norway (catalogue)
Handlungsanweisungen - Instructions for Actions, (with Anri Sala) Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (catalogue)
...privat, CHARIM GALERIE; Vienna, Austria
zeichen > <sprache, Galerie Grita Insam, Vienna, Austria
Enactments of the Self, Steirischiser Herbst, Graz, Austria
Surviving Apartheid, Maison Europenne de la Photographie, Paris, France

2001
ARS 01, Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland (catalogue)
Marking the Territory, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland (catalogue)
Recasting the Past: Beneath the Hollywood Tinsel, Main Art Gallery, California State University, Fullerton, California
The Short Century, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany; toured to House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany and Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois; MoMA PS1, New York; and Museum of Modern Art, New York (catalogue)
Locus Focus, Sonsbeek, Arnheim, Netherlands (catalogue)
Skulptur-Biennale im Münsterland, Kloster Gravenhorst, Horstel, Germany (catalogue)
Casino 2001, 1st Quadriennial of Contemporary Art, SMAK, Ghent, Belgium (catalogue)
Trauma, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland; toured to Firstsite, Colchester, England and Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, England (catalogue)
Konverzacija, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Belgrade, Serbia (catalogue)
In cold blood, State University of New York, New York and New Palz, New York
Short Stories, Fabbrica del Vaporeo, Milan, Italy (catalogue)
Berlin Biennale, Jannowitzbrücke, Berlin, Germany (catalogue)

2000
Pusan International Contemporary Art Festival 2000, Pusan, Korea (catalogue)
Arte all'Arte V edizione, Volterra, Italy (catalogue)
The Sky is the Limit, Taipei Biennial, Taipei, Taiwan (catalogue)
3 Räume-3 Flüsse, Hann.Münden, Kassel, Germany (catalogue)
The Invisible Touch, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial, Niigata, Japan (catalogue)
VideoBrasil International Electronic Art Festival, São Paulo, Brazil (catalogue)
Acts of Resistance, Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea, San Sebastian, Spain (catalogue)
Untitled (Sculpture), Luhring Augustine, New York
Inverse Perspectives, Edsvik konst och kultur, Edsberg, Sweden
Positions Attitudes Actions, Foto Biennale Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands (catalogue)
Atmosfere Metropolitane, Openspace, Milan, Milan, Italy (catalogue)
Memórias íntimas Marcas, MUHKA, Antwerp, Belgium
Continental Shift/For R.EAL, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, Netherlands (catalogue)
Home, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia (catalogue)
Micropolitiques, Le Magasin, Grenoble, France (catalogue)
South Meets West, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland (catalogue)
HB First View, Camouflage, Johannesburg, South Africa

1999
Zeitwenden, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany (catalogue)
Bodies of Resistance, Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut (catalogue)
South Meets West, National Museum, Accra, Ghana (catalogue)
Carnegie International, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (catalogue)
Five Continents and One City, Museo de la Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico (catalogue)
Patentia, NIFCA Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
A3HB, Camouflage, Brussels, Belgium
Extra and Ordinaire, Printemps de Cahors, Cahors, France (catalogue)
Following and to be Followed, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
High Red Centre, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, Scotland
Power, Galerie für Zeitgenossische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany (catalogue)
Traffique, SMAK, Ghent, Belgium (catalogue)
Global Conceptualism: points of Origin 1950s-1980s, Queens Museum of Art, New York (catalogue)

1998
Memórias Íntimas Marcas, Instituto de Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, Portugal
Europa Afrika, 7 Triennale der Kleinen Plastik Südwest LB, Stuttgart, Germany (catalogue)
Dark Continent; Klein Karoo Arts Festival, Outshoorn, South Africa
Odradek, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
City Canibal, Paço Das Artes, São Paulo Bienal, São Paulo, Brazil (catalogue)
Medialization, Edsvik konst kultur, Sollentuna, Sweden

1997-1998
Cross/ing, University of South Florida Art Gallery, Tampa, Florida, touring to Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, California (catalogue)

1997
Alternating Currents, Johannesburg Biennale, Johannesburg, South Africa (catalogue)
Unplugged II, Rembrandt van Rijn Art Gallery, Market Theatre, Johannesburg, South Africa
October, Norwich School of Art and Design Art Gallery, Norwich, England
Purple and Green, Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria, South Africa

1996
Inclusion Exclusion, Kunstlerhaus, Graz, Austria (catalogue)
Simunye (We Are One), Adelson Galleries, New York
Colours, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
Egoists at Work, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria
Crapshoot, de Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands (catalogue)
Unplugged, Rembrandt van Rijn Gallery, Market Theatre, Johannesburg, South Africa
The Young and the Restless, Sandton Art Gallery, Sandton, South Africa

1995
On the Road, Africa95, Delfina Studios, London, England (catalogue)
Mayibuye iAfrika, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, England
Outside/Inside, Johannesburg Biennale, Johannesburg Art Gallery, South Africa (catalogue)
Vita Art Now, Johannesburg Art Gallery, South Africa (catalogue)

1994
Quinta Bienal de la Habana, Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba (catalogue)
Un Art Contemporain d'Afrique du Sud, Galerie de l'Esplanade, La Defence, Paris, France (catalogue)
VI Biennale d'Arte Sacra, San Gabriele, Teramo, Italy (catalogue)
Identita e Rappresentazioni Cartografiche, Museo Nazionale Preistorico Etnografico Luigi Pigorini, Rome, Italy (catalogue)
The Netherlands Against Apartheid, Amsterdam's Historisch Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (catalogue)
Zuiderkruis, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands (catalogue)


Curated Exhibitions

2019
Incarnations: African Art As Philosophy, Palais des Beaux-Arts (BOZAR), Brussels, Belgium

2015
Eureka, Galerist, Istanbul, Turkey


Performances (selected)

2014
The Intoxication of Being Kendell Geers, UnTubo, Siena, Italy (Lecture)

2013
The FucKINGFUCKS aka S-338 (aka Suite 338 aka Red Sniper) (with Patrick Codenys), Transformator, Festival van Metamorfose, Zwevegem, Belgium
Red Snyper, (with Patrick Codenys), Schlagstrom Festival, Berlin, Germany

2011
Red Sniper, Body Farm, Magasin 4, Brussels, Belgium

2009
CODEX GIGAS, Starr Space, Brooklyn, New York
A House is Not a Home, La Calmeleterie, Amboise, France

2008
PostPunkPaganPop, MOCA, Musée d'art contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France
LostLustLast, Perfrormance and Installation, Royal Monceau Hotel, Paris, France (Destruction Party)
PostPunkPaganPop, Gallery de Pury & Luxembourg, Zürich, Switzerland

2007
Festival 10 days off, the fucKINGFUCKS, Vooruit, Ghent, Belgium
Kendell Geers and the fucKINGFUCKS, BPS22, Biennale Charleroi danse, Charleroi, Belgium

2005
Cultuurcentrum Evergem, Evergem, Belgium
Les Grands Spectacles-120 Jahre Kunst und Massenkultur, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Monchsberg; Austria
Elektra Festival, Montréal, Canada
Strange, Familiar and Unforgotten, Galerie Erna Hécey, Brussels
Dans le Collimateur, Dieppe Scene Nationale, Dieppe, France

2004
Criminal Brides, Buda, Kortijk, Belgium
Videozone, Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
Playlist, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Opera Video, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy

2003
Rhythm and Chaos, Transart 03, Bolzano, Italy
Rhythm and Chaos, Beaulieu Art Gallery, Oudenaarde, Belgium
Guests, Handelsbeursgebouw, Ghent, Belgium (curated by Luk van Acker)
Guided by Heroes, Z33, Hasselt, Belgium (curated by Raf Simons)
Prototype, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France


Writings by the artist (selected)

2004
Kendell Geers, Macro
Sexus Kendell Geers, Semaine, No. 15
Beyond Good and Evil, published by Centre for Contemporary Art, CCA Kitakyushu, Japan

2003
Point Blank, published by Imschoot Uitgevers, Ghent, Belgium
Guest Editor, Documents Sur l'Art, Dijon, France

2002
My Tongue In Your Cheek, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Scenario, The Queel, Metronome 8B, London, England p. 71
Intersections, RMIT Gallery, BHP Billiton, Melbourne, Australia
The Affluence and the Effluence/Affluenza ed effluenza, Racconti d'identita, La Generazione della Immagini 7, Comune di Milano, Milan, Italy pp. 88-107

2001
The Affluence and the Effluence, The Bastard, Metronome, No. 7, pp. 193-199
What is the Artist's Role Today?, Jerome Sans and Marc Sanchez, Palais de Tokyo , Paris, France,
p. 66
1999-2000
South Meets West, Kunsthalle Bern, NÁWÁO

1999
Kendell Geers, Secession, Vienna, Austria
Statement en beeldbijdrage, Metropolis M, No. 2, Amsterdam, April-May, pp. 29-32
Cover, Project Pages, Atlantica, No. 22, cover, pp. 56-65

1998-2000
3 Räume-3 Flüsse Ihr wart ins Wasser eingeschrieben (II), Hann Münden, Germany (catalogue)

1998
Title Withheld (portfolio)
The Horror, The Horror, Stopping The Process? Contemporary views on art and exhibitions, NIFCA, Helsinki, Finland, pp. 163-173
The Horror, The Horror, The CAPC Bordeaux, France, May

1997
Contemporary South African Art-The Gencor Collection, Jonathan Ball Publishers, Johannesburg, South Africa

1995
For or Against, South African Association of Art Historians National Conference, Wits University, Johannesburg, South Africa, July
Argot, Published by Chalkham Hill Press (monograph)
First Johannesburg Biennial, ArtPress, May, pp. IV-V
Fuck Art: The Prose of a Con-Artist, National Sculpture Symposium, Pretoria Technikon, South Africa, July

1994
Third World Bites Back, Art Ventilator, Johannesburg, South Africa, September, pp. 12-15

1990
Art as Propaganda Inevitably Self-Destructs, Art From South Africa, MOMA, Oxford, pp. 23-24

Publications and Catalogues (selected)

2015
20 Years, essays by Stephen Friedman and Sarah Thornton, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (catalogue)

2013
Kendell Geers 1988-2012, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (exhibition catalogue)

2011
The Luminous Interval. The D. Daskalopoulos Collection, Guggenheim Museum Publications, pp. 81-83 (exhibition catalogue)

2010
Gregos, Katerina, Out of Africa, Phillips de Pury

2008
PostPunkPaganPop, de Pury & Luxembourg, Zurich, Switzerland
Wall Rockets, Published by The FLAG Art Foudation, Curated by Lisa Dennison, p.135, New York, USA

2007
Irrespektiv, SMAK, BPS22, Baltic, MAC Lyon, Mart, BOM Pub.

2006
Richer, Francesca and Rosenzweig, Matthew, eds. First Works by 362 Artists, p. 143, Thames and Hudson, London, England

2005
Dionysiac, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Fingered, edited by Kurt Vanbelleghem, Tikiriki Publications, Brussels, Belgium
Kendell Geers, MACRO Museu d'Arte Contemporanea Roma, Mondadori Electra Spa
Kendell Geers; The Forest of Suicides, Museo D'Arte Contemporanea, Roma, May
Between Good and Evil, Center for Contemporary Art, CCA Kitakyushu, Japan
Point Blank, Imschoot Uitgevers, Ghent, Belgium

2004
Artists Salute Artpace, Artpace San Antonio, Benefit Auction at Christie's, New York, USA (catalogue)

2003
The Plague is me, Onestar Press, Paris, France, December

2002
My Tongue in Your Cheek, Les presses du Réel, Réunion des Musées Nationaux, France, January

1995
Argot, Chalkham Hill Press

Bibliography (selected)

2015
Nage, Andrea, Change Geers: Q and A with Kendell Geers on design that defies the mould, Times Live, 24 February

2014
Frank, Priscilla, 40 Contemporary African Artists Take On Dante's ‘Divine Comedy', Huffington Post, 20 October

2013
Exhibition traces the shift and the development of Kendell Geers' aesthetic language, Art Daily, 1 February
Bradley, Kimberly, Kendell Geers, Art Review, Issue 68, May, pp. 124-125
Kendell Geers Joins Protestors in Istanbul and Postpones Exhibition opening, Artkurio, 3 June
Villanueva, Jean Fabian, Haus der Kunst mit Kendell Geers, Base Now, 22 January
Haus der Kunst in Munich opens major exhibition by the South African artist Kendell Geers, Blouin ArtInfo, 5 February
Kendell Geers at Haus der Kunst, The Collector Tribune, January

2012
Tay, Nastasya, ‘I am not a politician', iAfrica, 20 July
Shaw, Amy, The Art Newspaper, 23 April

2011
Duff, Stacey, The Alchemist: An Interview with Kendell Geers, Leap Magazine, 20 July

2010
Coombs, Marcella, Art, Meet Wit, Notion Magazine, No. 043
Kendell Geers Presents an In Situ Production-Action in Murcia, Spain, Art Daily, 10 July
Rutter, Karen, Still Edgy After All These Years, Times Live, 6 June
Guggenheim in Bilbao Presents The Luminous Interval: The D. Daskalopoulos Collection, Art Daily, 19 April
Capasso, Angelo, Il doppio binario di Kendell Geers, Liberal, 27 January

2009
Sumpter, Helen, Review, Time Out London, London, England, 22 December
Ravini, Sinziana, Critics Picks, ArtForum, December
2008
Agenda: Kendell Geers, Irrespektiv, Climaise, Dec 2008-Feb 2009
Four Exhibitions: Kendell Geers - Lori Hersberger - Rendez-Vous - Christian Lhopital, Undo.net, 6 October
Lyon - MAC - Kendell Geers: Irrespektiv, Institut voor Beeidende Audiovisuele en Mediakunst, 10 September
LYON: Kendell Geers, ou l'art d'etre irrespectueux, Tetu, September
France: Myriad Issues, Asian Art News, Spring
Lust For Life, BC Magazine, N.04, pp.68-69, Paris

2007
Gebetsroither, Ines, On the encoded strategies of revolution, Spike 12, cover, pp. 62-70
Fenwick, Andrew, Art Review, Kendell Geers: Irrespektiv, Metro, 5 October
Thom, Johan, Kendell Geers, Art in South Africa, 1 March

2006
Coomer, Martin, Kendell Geers: Stephen Friedman West End, Time Out London, 25 October-1 November
Jesus Christ superstar? The Art Newspaper/Frieze Art Fair Daily, 14-15 October p. 2
Exertier, Nicolas, Kendell Geers. La Violence Innommable, Parachute, No. 124, pp. 58-77
Artner, Alan G. Art: Reviews, Chicago Tribune, 21 July
Schijn-Heilig, Blend Magazine, The Netherlands, April, pp. 18-19
Adams, Brooks, Time after time, Art in America, New York, USA, February, p. 61

2005
Recipe for Making Plastic Explosives from Bleach, Artistaste, Toohcsmi, uitgevers, Belgium, pp. 80-83
La sainte Vierge, No. 3, Belgium, pp. 136-137
Cut the Krap, an interview with Kendell Geers by Jérome Sans, no. 10, 00 People, Uovo Magazines, Italy, pp. 146-167
N. Drawings, People, Uovo Magazines, Italy, pp. 22-39
30 Individual Exhibitions, Contemporary Art in Belgium 2006, Bart De Baere & Henrz Bounameaux, Best of Publishing, Belgium, pp. 150-153
Doris van Drathen, La limite et la dynamique de son pouvoir, Les vanités dans l'art contemporain, sous la direction d'Anne-Marie Charbonneaux, Flammarion, Paris, France, pp. 182-183
Bae, James, Ethics and Aesthetics, Art and Terror, Artlies, no. 45, Texas, USA, Winter, p.16
Filipovic, Elena, Dionysiac: Art in Flux, Frieze, September, p. 140
Il Détournement dal Sudafrica, Il Manifesto, Italy, No. 207, 27 August
Pouncey, Edwin, Outer Limits, review, Wire, London, England, Issue 254, April
Chiara, Federico, Philosophy, Vogue Italia, No. 656, April, p. 80
Jacobson, Celean, SA Art ‘Lacks passion, pride', Sunday Times, Johannesburg, South Africa, 8 May
Senaldi, Marco, Il Cavaliere Azzuro per una critica dell'estetica Berlusconiana, Flash Art, Italy, No. 251, April-May, pp. 106-109
Gauville, Hervé, Dionysiac sans plaisir, Liberation, Paris, France, 26-27 February
Oksenhorn, Stewart, Art Mixed with Double Meanings, Dark Humor, The Aspen Times, Aspen, USA
Pierce, Vanessa, Utopian Hell, Aspen Daily News Time Out, 17-23 Feb, pp. 4-5
Biro, Matthew, Bloomfield Hills Michigan, Art Papers, Atlanta, Jan/Feb, pp. 51-52
Dalton, Gordon, Curating Now, a-n Magazine, January, pp. 30-33
Gregos, Katerina, Dangerous Liaisons, Contemporary Art Magazine, London, England, No. 70, pp. 22-25 and cover
Redpornographicmisery, Belio, Summary 016, Madrid, pp. 26-30 and pp. 109-110

2004
Interview in Time Out, Athens, Greece, June, p. 67
Exertier, Nicolas, Le Terrorisme de Kendell Geers, Art Presence, Paris, France, No. 52, pp. 12-19
Verdier, Evence, Albi, Art Press, Paris, France, No. 305, pp. 77-78
Blinded by the light, I-D Magazine, London, England, Issue 247, p. 84
Cumulus, Aus Europa, Parkett, No. 70, Zürich, p. 176
Dawes, Nick, Visions of Paradise, Art Southafrica, Vol. 2, Issue 4, Winter, p. 75
McCoy, Tabari, Art Attack, CiN Weekly, 18 August
Seasonal Unruliness, a dialogue between Kendell Geers and Walter Van Bierendonck, JANUS Magazine, Antwerp, Belgium, 16 April, pp. 34-38
Levin, Kim, A Provocateur and Insider's Outsider from South Africa, The Village Voice, New York,
26 April
Very New Art, BT, Japan, vol. 56, No. 847, April, pp. 81-82
Temin, Christine, Africa now, The Boston Globe, 9 April
Pollack, Barbara, Reviews New York, Art News, April
Kunstvermittlung im System Kunst, Pierangelo Maset, The Educational Complex, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany, pp. 30-33
Stech, Fabian, Synopsis 3, Kunstforum International, Germany, Bd. 169, pp. 318-319

2003
Bedford, Emma, Istanbul and elsewhere, Art South Africa Magazine, Vol. 2, Issue 2, South Africa, November-December, p. 11
Bader, Joerg, Istanbul Biennale, Kunstforum International, Ruppichteroth, Germany, Bd. 167, November-December, pp. 335-357
Pace, Linda and Russell, Jan Jarboe, Dreaming Red, Creating Artpace, pp. 174
Illes, Chrissie, ArtPace, San Antonio, November-December
Redefining the African Diaspora, Holland Cotter, The New York Times, New York, USA, 21 November
Kendell Geers interviewed by Jérome Sans, A TerroRealist in the house of Love, Looking Both Ways, Museum for African Art/Snoeck, November
Héritages, L'exposition du grand Palais Gauguin (Tahiti), Beaux Arts Magazine Hors-Série, Paris, France, No. 7, October, pp. 70-71, p. 79
Ultravista, Arte, la VIII Biennale di Istanbul, Alias, Italy, No. 37, 20 September, p. 6
Coollustre, Weather Everything Dramatically Different, 3 expositions d'Eric Troncy, Les presses du réel, Collection Lambert en Avignon, France, September
Richards, Colin, Kendell Geers, Art South Africa magazine, South Africa, pp. 64-65, Vol. 2, Issue 1, September
Bedford, Emma, Reviews/Books, Art South Africa, South Africa, Vol. 1, No. 2, Summer, p. 63
Pinto, Roberto, Salon de Refusés, Public art projects never realized, Venice XXD11, 28 March - 25 May
Uber Kunst und Kunstler der Gegenwart, Ein Nach Lesebuch zur Documenta 11, Die Note beim Nation building - Sudafrika im Fokus von Kendell Geers, David Goldblatt, Santu Mofokeng, Alfredo Jaar und Steve McQueen, pp. 32-35 and Tot oder lebendig Die Entdeckung einer Arbeit auf der Documenta 11, Germany, pp. 104-107
Barker, Godfrey, Look back in anger, ArtReview, London, England, Vol. LIV, May, pp. 33-34
Lebovici, Elizabeth, Hackers Vaillants, Liberation, Paris, France, 25 April, p. 30
Willkommen im Wunderland, Die Utopie des Zuhause, Reporter ohne grenzen, Fotos fur die Pressefreiheit 2003, Berlin, April, pp. 30-37
Suburbia I, Quaderns d'arquitectura i urbanisme no. 237, Barcelona, April, pp. 48-51
Lequeux, Emmanuelle, Hardcore, Desir de Politique, Beaux Arts Magazine, Paris, France, No. 226, March, pp. 48-49
Lingaard, Jade, and Colard, Jean-Max, Action Directe?, Les Inrockuptibles, Paris, France, No. 380, March, pp. 36-40
Coomer, Martin, Art:Preview, Time Out, London, England, No. 1697, February-March, p. 45
Healy, Jim, S is for..., What's On in London, 12-19 February, p. 23
Sans, Jerome, Sand in the Vaseline, Art South Africa, Vol. 1, Issue 3, Autumn, pp. 28-34, cover
Deliss, Clementine, Between Fiction and Reality, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece, pp. 41-49
Krouse, Matthew and Shaun de Waai, Shifting Geers, The Guardian, 23 May
Il Buddha dei Cantieri, Torino, Italy, p. 27
Coomer, Martin, Review, Time Out, London, England, 26 Feb- 3 March, p. 45

2002
Bourriaud, Nicolas, Post Production, Lukas and Sternberg, New York, USA, p. 9
Macri, Teresa, Postculture, Meltemi, Rome, Italy, pp. 142-145
Waiting for the Barbarians, Der Hund ist fur die Hyane eine Kolanuss: Zeitgenossische Kunst und Kultur aus Afrika, Jahresring 49, Oktagon, Koln, Project Pages 106-111
Krell, Alan, The Devil's Rope, A Cultural History of Barbed Wire, Reaktion Books, London, England, pp. 113-114, pp. 172-3, p. 175
Whitt, Joseph, The Passenger; Kendell Geers' art of terror, Art Papers 26.6, Atlanta, USA, pp. 22 27, cover
McLeod, Scott, Seven from Documenta, Prefix Photo 6, Toronto, Canada, pp. 26-43
20 Artworks, Crash 23, Paris, France, p. 61
Pasini, Francesca, Kendell Geers, Artforum XLI, no. 1, New York, USA, September, p. 211
Die Dokumenta 11, Kunstforum 161, Ruppichteroth, Germany, p. 268, 384, August-October
Sans, Jerome, Kendell Geers, Tema Celeste 92, Milan, Italy, July/August, pp. 44-47, cover
Kendell Geers, What is Art Today; Qu'est-ce que l'art aujourd'hui, Beaux Arts Special Edition, Paris, France, June, pp. 124-127
Collard, Jean-Max, Afrikan Psycho, Les Inrockuptibles 340, Paris, France, pp. 76-77, 29 May - 4June
Tebbs, Paul, Trauma, Contemporary, London, England, January, pp. 94-95

2001-2002
Troncy, Eric, Infinite Justice, Les Editions du Reel, Dijon, Winter, pp. 32-43

2001
Francblin, Catherine, Paradoxes de la Mondialisation, ARTPRESS Special No. 22, January, p. 165
Hassanand Olu Oguibe, Salah M. Authentic/Ex-Centric, Conceptualism in African Art, la Biennale de Venezia, Forum for African Art, New York, USA, January
Parfait, Francoise, Video: Un Art Contemporain, Editions du Regard, Paris, France, January, p. 166, pp. 226-227, p. 242, 246
Putnam, James, Art and Artifact, The Museum as Medium, Thames and Hudson, London, England, Autumn, p. 108
Troncy, Eric, Infinite Justice, Les Editions du Reel, Dijon, pp. 32-43
Van der Watt, Liese, Making whiteness strange, Third Text, London, England, No. 56, Autumn,
pp. 44- 89
Herstatt, Claudia, kulptur-Biennale 2001 im Kreis Steinfurt, Kunstforum 157
Ruppichteroth, Germany, p. 421, November-December
Laubard, Ch. and Ramade, B. GI-Joe Attitude, Technikart No. 54, Paris, France, July, pp. 60-64
Kent, Sarah, Review, Time Out London, 4-11 July
2 Berlin Biennale Kunstforum no. 155, Ruppichteroth, Germany, June-July, p. 300
Where Angels Fear To Tread, The Guardian Guide, 16-22 June
Liebs, Holger, Monster sehen dich an, Süddeutsche Zeitung, No. 94, 24 April
Pollack, Barbara, The Newest Avant-Garde, Artnews Vol. 100, No. 4, New York, USA, April, pp. 124-129
Kratzen, wo es nicht juckt, interview with Otto Neumaier, Frame No. 6, Vienna, March-April, pp. 94-99
Handler, Ruth, Durch den Tunnel der Gewalt, Art das Kunstmagazin, March
Forstbauer, Nikolai B. Der melancholische Schrecken, Stuttgarter Nachrichten, February
Braun, Adrienne, Von Schluzern verfolgt
Buchart, Dieter, Kendell Geers: Timbuktu, Kunstforum 153, Ruppichteroth, Germany, January-March, p. 396

2000
Landmines in the Gallery, interview with Jerome Sans, Trans>arts.cultures.media, No. 8, New York, USA, October-December, pp. 268-274
Enwezor, Okwui and Oguibe, Olu, Reading the Contemporary-African Art from Theory to the Marketplace, MIT press, Cambridge, Massachussetts, USA, October - December
3 Räume-3 Flüsse, Kunstforum No. 152, Ruppichteroth Germany, p. 336, October-December
Kerkham, Ruth, There's a Bomb in This Exhibition: Kendell Geers charged, Parachute 99, Montréal, Canada, July-September, pp. 30-40
Fouquet, Ludovic, Ex Africa semper aliquid novi, Etc Montreal, Montreal, Canada, pp. 59-61
The Art of the Phoenix, interview with Christine Macel, Art Press 257, Paris, France, May, pp. 28-33
Micro Politiques, Parpaings, No. 10, Grenoble, France, 10 February, pp. 20-23
Lindgaard, Jade, Ghetto Blaster, Les Inrockuptibles, Paris, France, No. 228, 1-7 February, pp. 56-57
Nuridsany, Michel, Video Impressionante, Figaro, 1 February
Francblin, Catherine, Artiste du Mois, Beaux Arts, Paris, France, p. 27, February
Dagan, Philipp, Scenes de la destruction et autres images de la souffrance, Le Monde, Paris, France, 23 January, p. 23

1999
Kasfir, Sidney Littlefield, Contemporary African Art, Thames and Hudson, London, England, p. 165
Review, Flash Art, Vol. 32, No. 209, November-December, Milan, Italy, p. 118
Gregos, Katerina, Kendell Geers, Contemporary Visual Arts, London, England, Issue 25, October, p. 56
Firstenberg, Larie, Cityscape Johannesburg, Flashart Milan, Italy, No. 208, October, pp. 69-70
Jouanno, Evelyne, Extra et Ordinaire, Flashart, Milan, Italy, October
Gregos, Katerina, Review 99, Noticias ARCO, Madrid, Spain, No. 15, September, p. 8
Zoo 2, London, England, p. 204
Puvogel, Renate, Trafique, Kunstforum 146, Ruppichteroth, Germany, July- August, p. 430
Review, The Art Newspaper, No. 94, July-August, p. 66
Kent, Sarah, Review, Time Out London, 30 June - 7 July, p. 55
Video et photographie scellent leurs noces au Printemps de Cahors, Guerrin, Michel, Le Monde, Paris, France, 23 June
Neumeier, Otto, Portrait des Künstlers als Voyer und Exhibitionist, Noema , No. 51, May-June, pp. 46-51
Birrel, Ross, Geordende revolte in Glasgow, Metropolis M, No. 2, Amsterdam, April-May, pp. 32-33
Firstenberg, Laurie, Performative Recollections: An interview with Artists Olu Oguibe and Kendell Geers, Chicago Art Journal, Spring, pp. 102-108
Feeser, Sigrid, 7 Triennale de Kleinplastik Europa-Afrika, Kunstforum, No. 143,
Ruppichteroth, Germany, January-February, p. 398
Mahoney, Elisabeth, High Red Center, Art Monthly, No. 224, March, pp. 27-29

1998
Walker, Hamza, South Africa, Cumulus, Parkett, No. 52, p. 177
Hanru, Hou, et al, CREAM, Phaidon Press, London, England, pp. 136-139
Kellner, Clive, Art of Darkness: Darkness of Art, NKA, Cornell University, New York, USA, No. 9, Fall/Winter, pp. 68-69
DeBord, Matthew, Cross/ing: Time, Space, Movement, Flash Art, March/April, p. 80
Hobbs, Philippa and Rankin, Elizabeth, Printmaking in a Transforming South Africa, David Philip Publishers, Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa, March-April, p. 111, 120, pp. 123-4
Enwezor, Okwui, Altered States: Die Kunst des Kendell Geers, Inklusion-Exklusion, DuMont, Koln, March-April, pp. 202-205

1997
Peffer-Engels, John, Review, African Arts, Winter, pp. 75-77
Lampert, Pascal, Review, Metropolis M, No. 4, August-September, p. 61
Williamson, Sue and Jamal, Ashraf, Art in South Africa, The Future Present, David Philip Publishers, Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa, p. 9, 15, pp. 58-61, 64

1996
Koloane, David, Africus, The Johannesburg Biennial, A Perspective, African Arts, Winter, pp. 50-56
Schmidt, Dierk, Review, Springer, October-November, p. 68
Review, Baumgärtel, Tilman, Springer, October-November, pp. 68-69
Ferguson, Lorna and Mulclaire, Thomas, Aperto, Flash Art, Summer, pp. 89-91
Cotter, Holland, Art in Review, New York Times, June 21
Morgan, Stuart, Crapshoot, Frieze, Issue 29, June-August, pp.64-65
Enwezor, Okwui and Zaya, Octavio, Moving In, Flash Art, Milan, Italy, January- February, pp. 84- 89
Breitz, Candice, Why Have There Been No Avant-Garde African Artists? Atlantica, No. 11, pp. 52-64, 145-157
Richards, Colin, Retaining This Fire, Atlantica, No. 11, pp. 31-44, 132-144
Enwezor, Okwui, Occupied Territories: Power, Access and African Art Frieze, January, pp. 37-41

1995
Gilman, Sander L, Picturing Health and Illness, John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, pp. 182-3
McEvilley, Thomas, Report from Johannesburg Towards a World-Class City?, Art in America, September, pp. 45-49
Rosengarten, Ruth, Inside Out, Frieze, Summer, pp. 43-49
Rosengarten, Ruth, Biennial, Artnews, May, p. 168
Weil, Benjamin, South African Art-Out of Time, Flash Art, January-February, pp. 74-76

1994
Macri, Teresa, Motho Ke Motho Ka Batha Babang, Virus, Cape Town, South Africa, November,
pp. 34-35
de Vries, Fred, Het Oproer Van De White Boy, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 22 October, pp. 104-107
Weil, Benjamin, Crossing The Boundaries: Two Examples in South African Art, Atlantica, Autumn, No. 8, pp. 19-27, 130-134
Green, Michael, Con-Artist at the Loovre, You Magazine, 1 September, pp. 139-140
Bristowe, Anthea, Getting into Geers despite static, Business Day, 23 August, p. 14, (Reprinted in Art Ventilator, Johannesburg, September, p. 51)
Friedman, Hazel, Two Artists who are Legends in their minds..., The Star Tonight, 22 August, p. 3 (reprinted in Art Ventilator, Johannesburg, September, p. 52)
Jounnais, Jean-Yves, The Hottentot Venus, Art Press, Paris, France, May, pp. 33-40
Solomon, Andrew, Separate and Equal, The New York Times Magazine, New York, USA, 27 March, pp. 44-89
Vinassa, Andrea, Exposure, The Sunday Times Magazine, London, England, 27 March, p. 18
Laufer, Stephen, The 9 Cards of Chameleon Geers, Weekly Mail, Johannesburg, South Africa, 25 February, p. 11

1993
Vinassa, Andrea, Art For Africa?, House and Leisure, Milan, Italy, December, pp. 34-35
Richards, Colin, About Face Aspects of Art History and Identity in South African Visual Culture, Third Text, London, England, Autumn/Winter, pp. 101-133
Herwitz, Daniel, Different and Alike, Modern Painters, London, England, Autumn, pp. 76-79
The Ten Most Intriguing South Africans, Femina, Cape Town, South Africa, October, pp. 64-71

1988
Williamson, Sue and Philip, David, Resistance Art in South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa, p. 69


Museum Collections

Museum of Contemporary Art (M HKA), Antwerp, Belgium
Musée d'art de la province de Hainaut (BPS22), Charleroi, Belgium
The Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art (SMAK) Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Fonds national d'art contemporain (FNAC), Paris, France
Marta Herford Museum for Art, Architecture, Design (MARTa), Herford, Germany
National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST), Athens, Greece
National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST Collection), Athens, Greece
National Museum of 21st Century Art (MAXXI), Rome, Italy
Museum of Contemporary Art Rome (MARCO), Rome, Italy
Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Magasin 3, Stockholm, Sweden
Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, Illinois
ArtPace, Austin, Texas
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego (SDMA), California
Sindika Dokolo African Collection of Contemporary Art (SDACCA), Cape Town, South Africa
South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa UNISA Art Gallery, Pretoria, South Africa
Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg, South Africa
University of Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
BHP Billiton, Johannesburg, South Africa
South African Broadcasting Corporation Collection (SABC), Johannesburg, South Africa
MTN Art Collection, Johannesburg, South Africa
Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
South African Foundation for Contemporary Art (SAFFCA) Collection, Johannesburg, South Africa
Unisa Art Gallery, Pretoria, South Africa


Foundation Collections

Mark Vanmoerkerke Collection, Ostend, Belgium
Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium
Collection Lambert, Avignon, France
Marc & Josee Gensollen collection, Marseille, France
Southern African Foundation for Contemporary Art (SAFFCA), Bordeaux, France
D. Daskalopoulos Collection, Athens, Greece
Olbricht Collection, Berlin, Germany
A/Political, London, England
Wendy Fisher Foundation, London, England
David Roberts Foundation, London, England
Linda Pace Foundation, San Antonio, Texas
Margulies Collection, Miami, California
Gencor (Billiton), Johannesburg, South Africa
Isabel & Agustín Coppel Collection, Mexico City, Mexico
Sindika Dokolo Foundation, Luanda, Angola

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