Wendy Gers

Independent Curator and Art Historian, specialised in modern and contemporary ceramics, Gers lives near Paris, France. She is a founder of Les Céramiques Comme Experience (CCE), an international research laboratory for ceramics at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts, Limoges, France; and a Research Associate at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. Gers is curator of various international exhibitions and biennales, including Cont{r}act Earth The First Central China Ceramics Biennale, Henan, China (2016/17); Post-colonialisms?, Israel (2016/17); and the 2014 Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, Terra-Nova. She has authored of ‘Scorched Earth: A Century of Southern African Potteries’, various exhibition catalogues, book chapters, and over 30 articles in scholarly journals. Her research interests include ceramics, critical theory, cultural studies, sustainability, post-colonial studies and curatorial practices.