BE, °1978 - Lives and works in Antwerp (BE) and La Roche Morey (FR)
Is it too much to say that Geoffrey de Beer’s entire oeuvre is a long-term, continuous performance? Rather than simply producing material objects, he is interested in researching and questioning the context in which art is displayed, distributed, and interpreted. Even in his more material-based artworks, he never strives for an end result in itself. His work remains a search for dialogue, an experiment, a series of questions without solutions or the actual desire to find them. Rather than a satisfying aesthetic, or an artist’s fame, he seems to aim for a small disturbance in the balance of the art world; its scenery, its traditions and trends, and most of all: its characters.