Alex Van Gelder lives between Africa and Paris.
Van Gelder's previous artistic projects include a portfolio of 18 photographs of Louise Bourgeois's hands in the final years of her life, exhibited at Hauser&Wirth Zurich. The exhibition was accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue, 'Alex Van Gelder – Louise Bourgeois. ARMED FORCES', published by Ediciones Poligrafa and Hauser&Wirth. Thames&Hudson published 'Mumbling Beauty: Louise Bourgeois'. Phaidon Press London published 'Life&Afterlife', followed by a show at Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland. Hauser&Wirth gallery London held an exhibition of 60 photographs 'Meat Portraits' .