Kendell Geers was born in May, 1968 and lives and works in Johannesburg, South Africa. Geers studied at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg before going on to exhibit his work internationally. His work has been shown in a variety of spaces, including commissions at Fort Klapperkop, Pretoria; de Vleeshal, Middleburg, Holland; the Market Theatre Galleries, Johannesburg; and de Appel, Amsterdam. Geers has also taken part in a number of group exhibitions including the 1993 and 1995 Venice Biennales and the 1995 and 1997 Johannesburg Biennales. Following his residency at ArtPace, Geers exhibited at the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York and participated in the XXIV Sao Paulo Bienal. Geers’ residency at ArtPace was his first one-person exhibition in the U.S.