NEWS

SOLO EXHIBITION: GRAVITE

Initially scheduled to open on the 9th of April, my 4th solo exhibition Gravité (eng. Gravity) will open on June 4th at Vallois gallery, and end on July 5th. The show will feature new works, including an exclusive piece that will be showcased from July 2nd on the occasion of Paris Gallery Weekend. Traces of this mysterious work will already be visible in the first days of the exhibition. Due to sanitary precautions, there will be no opening cocktail for this show but I will be welcoming visitors at the gallery on June 13th and 20th.

 

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King Houndekpinkou: Gravité

4 June – 5 July

Meet & Greet on Saturdays of June 13th and 20th

Galerie Vallois

41, rue de Seine

75006 Paris

 

INTERVIEW WITH PROGRAM HEAD OF CERAMICS ANDREW CASTO

Earlier this month, I was invited by Andrew Casto, ceramic artist and Program Head of Ceramics at the University of Iowa, to take part in the Ceramics Virtual Visiting Artist Interview Series.

VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE KOREAN INTERNATIONAL CERAMIC BIENNALE’S ONSITE EXHIBITION

A virtual tour of the onsite exhibition of the Korean International Ceramic Biennale is now available online.

SHOWS CANCELLED / POSTPONED

Due to the current circumstances affecting the whole world, all the shows/events scheduled since March are cancelled or postponed until further notice. Stay safe!

EXHIBITING AT THE KOREAN INTERNATIONAL CERAMIC BIENNALE

This year, I have been selected to exhibit my works at the Korean International Ceramic Biennale. Taking place within the Incheon World Ceramic Center, in South Korea, the international exhibition started on November 29th and will run throughout May 31st, next year.

 

Please find here my artist profile on the official website of the Korean biennale.

 

Korean International Ceramic Biennale

November 29, 2019 – May 31, 2020

Incheon World Ceramic Center

South Korea

NEW MEMBER OF THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF CERAMICS

Since mid-October, I joined the International Academy of Ceramics (IAC) as a member, representing France. My profile is available on the IAC’s website. I will attend the next congress of the academy next July in Lapland, Finland.

ARTIST TALK AT KYOTO SEIKA UNIVERSITY

On October 1st, I will give an Artist Talk at Kyoto Seika University entitled Connecting with the Clay, Beyond all Borders.

 

King Houndekpinkou: Connecting with the Clay, Beyond all Borders

Kyoto Seika University

iC-CUBE

Tuesday 1 October, 6pm-7.30pm

137 Kino-cho, Iwakura, Sakyo-ku

Kyoto 606-8588

Japan

 

 

 

AN IDEA NEEDING TO BE MADE: CONTEMPORARY CERAMICS

As of July 27th, a selection of six works will be showcased at the Heide Museum of Modern Art in Melbourne, Australia, for the group show An Idea Needing to Be Made: Contemporary Ceramics, which will end on October 20th.

 

Curated by Glenn Barkley and Lesley Harding, the exhibition will pay tribute to Australian artist Gwyn Hanssen Pigott [1935-2013] and will bring together a selection of international artists who, in their own way, reinvent the shape of the vase.

 

The artists of the exhibition: Alison Britton (United Kingdom), Kathy Butterly (USA), Kirsten Coehlo (Australia), Pippin Drysdale (Australia), Ernebella Arts (Australia), Simone Fraser (Australia), Gwyn Hanssen Pigott (Australia), King Houndekpinkou (France), Nicolette Johnson (Australia), Kate Malone (United Kingdom) and Wi Te Tau Pirika Taepa (New Zealand).

 

An Idea Needing to Be Made: Contemporary Ceramics
Heide Museum of Modern Art
July 27 – October 20
7 Templestowe Road,
Bulleen, Victoria 3105
Australia

PARIS SOLO EXHIBITION: BELLES BRUTES

On June 6th, I will inaugurate Belles Brutes (Eng. Rough Beauties), my second solo exhibition at Vallois gallery, which will run throughout July 30th.

 

The space “41” of the gallery will present over fifteen new works, alongside the photographs of visual artist Ilan Parienté, whose works will highlight the gestures that punctuate my creative process in the studio.

 

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King Houndekpinkou: Belles Brutes

June 6 – July 30

Reception: Thursday, June 6th, 6pm-9pm

Galerie Vallois

41, rue de Seine

75006 Paris (Métro Odéon / Saint-Germain-Des-Prés)