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Kensuke Koike / 小池健輔

*1980 June 28, born in Nagoya, Japan

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2021

  • Re-composed, The Photographers’ Gallery – Print Sales Gallery, London, UK

2020

  • Kensuke Koike, ROSEGALLERY- online, Santa Monica, USA
  • No More, No Less, IMA gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2019

  • Forever Mine, curated by Alessandra Chiericato, SEPTIEME Gallery, Paris, France
  • Tutte le immagini dormono, curated by Carlo Sala, Palazzo Zuckermann, Padua, Italy
  • Happy Ending, curated by Peter Bonnell and Louise Fedotov-Clements, QUAD / Format Festival, Derby, UK
  • Hi Jane, IMA gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2018

  • Dear Friend…, Postmasters Gallery, New York, USA

2017

  • To Wolf, A plus A Gallery, Venice, Italy

2016

  • Saved by the bell, Ciocca Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy

2014

  • Switchover, curated by Guido Bartorelli, ARTcore Gallery, Bari, Italy

2013

  • Sleepers Awake, Jarach Gallery, Venice, Italy
  • Here is my secret, Ciocca Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy

2012

  • Wish, curated by Alfredo Sigolo, Ciocca Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy

2011

  • Searching for a perfect, curated by Andrea Bruciati, Jarach Gallery, Venice, Italy

2009

  • Aliens’ Lounge, curated by Virgil de Voldère and Susan Long, Virgil de Voldere Gallery, New York, USA
  • There’s still much to do, curated by Agnes Kohlmeyer, Perugi artecontemporanea, Padua, Italy

2006

  • Stretching for dummies, curated by Alfredo Sigolo, Perugi artecontemporanea, Padua, Italy

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2021

  • PHOTO KOMORO, Asama International Photo Festival, Komoro, Japan
  • Biennolo, Milan, Italy
  • InCadaques Photo Festival, MEP x InCadaques, La Casa Salvador Dali, Cadaques, Spain
  • Metafotografia (3), BACO, Bergamo, Italy
  • Works on Paper. Galila’s Collection, Jewish Museum of Belgium, Bruxelles, Belgium
  • Belfast Photo Festival, Belfast, N.Ireland
  • Only a Joke Can Save Us, curated by Eunice Tsang and Tiffany Leung, Present Projects, Hong Kong

2020

  • Festival Images Vevey, Vevey, Switzerland
  • UNKNOWN – POLE & TOTEM, Calm & Punk Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
  • Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany

2019

  • Premio Cairo, Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy
  • Lisbon Architecture Triennale, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Asama International Photo Festival, MMoP, Miyota, Japan
  • CODA Paper Art 2019, CODA Museum, Apeldoorn, Netherlands
  • Le conseguenze dell’errore, curated by Valerio Veneruso, TRA Treviso Ricerca Arte, Treviso, Italy
  • Moving the Image: photography and its actions, curated by Duncan Wooldridge, Camberwell Space, London, UK
  • #005 PHOTO Playground, curated by IMA, Ginza Sony Park, Tokyo, Japan

2018

  • Emerging Talents, curated by Sarah Carlet and Arianna Catania, Mattatoio, Rome, Italy
  • Humble Cats, Photoville, Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York, USA
  • Asama International Photo Festival, ex Mercian Karuizawa Art Museum, Miyota, Japan
  • 69° Premio Michetti, curated by Renato Barilli, Museo Michetti, Francavilla al Mare, Italy
  • Interventions, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, USA
  • Hope to Nope: Graphics and Politics 2008-18, Design Museum, London, UK
  • Worlds Unseen, curated by CTRLZAK, Galleria Bianconi, Milan, Italy

2017

  • Guangzhou Image Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
  • AndarXPorte, Palazzo Archinto, Milan, Italy
  • Art For Peace, National Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • The short analysis of uncertainty, curated by Saeyong Chung, Suseong Artpia, Daegu, South Korea
  • COMMAND-ALTERNATIVE-ESCAPE, Garden of Spazio Thetis, Venice, Italy
  • Short Circuit, curated by Aly Grimes, OK Corral, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Baia Terra Nova, curated by Valentina Lacinio, studi festival #3, Milan, Italy
  • Short Circuit, curated by Aly Grimes, Palazzo Malipiero, Venice, Italy
  • Maravee Ludo, curated by Sabrina Zannier & Majda Božeglav Japelj, Galerija Loža Koper, Koper, Slovenia

2016

  • Non c’è abbastanza passato da andare a visitare , curated by Valeria Raho, ARTcore Gallery, Bari, Italy
  • This is Today, curated by Aurora Fonda, Mestna Galerija Piran, Piran, Slovenia
  • MASH UP! Xmq of pit, ready for the mosh!, curated by Valentina Lacinto, ArtVerona 2016, Verona, Italy
  • Short Circuit, curated by Aly Grimes, Stryx, Birmingham, UK
  • Bruma, curated by Marco Samorè, Magma, Centro Climatico Marino, Milano Marittima, Italy
  • From the City, Venice, Italy

2015

  • Making Sense, curated by Guido Bartorelli, Caterina Benvegnù & Stefano Volpato, Palazzo Pretorio, Cittadella, Italy
  • Luce. Scienza Cinema Arte, curated by Cristina Casero & Jennifer Malvezzi, Palazzo del Governatore, Parma, Italy
  • The Future of Italy, MUDEC, Milan, Italy
  • Symphony of Hunger, A+A Gallery, Venice, Italy
  • A brene vierte, curated by Katia Toso & Angelo Bertani, Colonos, Villacaccia, Italy
  • Videoart Yearbook, curated by Renato Barilli, Guido Bartorelli, Alessandra Borgogelli, Paquale Fameli, Paolo Granata, Silvia Grandi, Fabiola Naldi, Aula Magna di Santa Cristina, Bologna, Italy
  • L’esprit de l’escalier, curated by Alice Ginaldi, Dimora Artica, Milan, Italy
  • ARType, curated by Guido Bartorelli, Paolo Granata. Silvia Grandi, Fabiola Naldi, Stefania Portinari, MUSMA, Museo della Scultura Contemporanea Matera, Matera, Italy
  • Rob Pruitt’s Flea Market in Venice, A+A Gallery, Venice, Italy
  • Pogled 7 / A look 7, curated by Maja Hodošček, Zavod Celeia Celje, Celje, Slovenia
  • ARType, curated by Guido Bartorelli, Paolo Granata. Silvia Grandi, Fabiola Naldi, Stefania Portinari, Cinémathèque Québécoise, Montréal, Canada
  • Pogled 7 / A look 7, curated by Pavla Jarc, Mestna Galerija, Nova Gorica, Slovenia

2014

  • Pogled 7 / A look 7, curated by Barbara Rupel, Galerija Božidar Jakac, Kostanjevica na Krki, Slovenia
  • Ha visto i colori divini del lago di Costanza?, curated by Caterina Benvengù, Spazio Thetis, Arsenale Novissimo, Venice, Italy
  • ARType, curated by Paolo Granata. Silvia Grandi, Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive, Spoleto, Italy
  • Quattro protagonisti della nuova creatività italiana, curated by Renato Barilli, Guido Bartorelli & Guido Molinari, Ex Macello, Padua, Italy
  • Falling through the cracks, curated by Giuseppe Pinto & Valentina dell’Aquila, Galleria Omphalos, Terlizzi & L.A.L.D. Space, Torre Santa Susanna, Italy

2013

  • Pixxelpoint 2013 DE.fragmentation, curated by BridA, Mestna Galerija, Nova Gorica, Slovenia
  • Da Venezia a Porta Venezia, curated by Caroline Corbetta, Il Crepaccio, Milan, Italy
  • Home is where I want to be, curated by Saul Marcadent, Private houses, Vittorio Veneto, Italy
  • ARType, curated by Guido Bartorelli, Paolo Granata, Silvia Grandi, Fabiola Naldi and Stefania Portinari, Basilica Palladiana, Vicenza, Italy
  • The Hundredth Window, Jarach Gallery, Venice, Italy
  • Corpo Circuito, curated by Carolina Ongaro, Galleria Bunker, Vicenza, Italy
  • La bellezza sospesa tra visione e realtà, curated by Chiara Massini, Museo Regionale Barocco, Noto, Italy

2012

  • La Notte, curated by Viviana Guadagno, 900Lab, Rome, Italy
  • Atemporal, curated by Andrea Bruciati, Jarach Gallery, Venice, Italy
  • italianitudine, curated by Paolo Toffolutti, Villa di Toppo Florio, Buttrio, Italy
  • Officina Italia 2 / Nuova creatività italiana, curated by Renato Barilli, Ex Macello, Padua, Italy
  • myDetour – Travel Notebooks, curated by Moleskine, Palazzetto Tito, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy
  • Extracurricular Activity, curated by Daniele Capra, Superfluo, Padua, Italy
  • Officina Italia 2 / Nuova creatività italiana, curated by Renato Barilli, Ex Chiesa di San Carpoforo, Milan, Italy

2011

  • Pixxelpoint Let’s get ready, curated by Gulsen Bal & BridA, Nova Gorica, Slovenia
  • The Mystical Self, curated by Cecilia Freschini, Visual Container, Milan, Italy
  • Videoart Yearbook, curated by Renato Barilli, CARC Centro Ricerca Arte Contemporanea, Cremona, Italy
  • Officina Italia 2 / Nuova creatività italiana, curated by Renato Barilli, Alt Arte Contemporanea, Bergamo, Italy
  • The Mystical Self, curated by Cecilia Freschini, ArtVerona Art Fair, Verona, Italy
  • Videoart Yearbook, curated by Renato Barilli, Chiostro di Santa Cristina, Bologna, Italy
  • Officina Italia 2 / Nuova creatività italiana, curated by Renato Barilli, Baraccano, Bologna & Fabbrica, Gambettola, Italy
  • Amateurs | Proposal on rough definition, with four examples, curated by Guido Bartorelli, Perugi artecontemporanea, Padua, Italy
  • Fragile: Handle with care, curated by Carolina Lio, Lu.C.C.A Lucca Center of Contemporary Art, Lucca, Italy

2010

  • Group Show, galerie 5räume, Ludwigsburg, Germany
  • Art//Tube, curated by Guido Bartorelli, Galleria Civica Cavour, Padua, Italy
  • How many worlds, curated by Agnes Kohlmeyer, Galerie 5räume, Ludwigsburg, Germany
  • F.W., Perugi artecontemporanea, Padua, Italy

2009

  • Roaming: How soon is now, curated by Alessandro Castiglioni, Mestna Galerija, Nova Gorica, Slovenia
  • The First Terminal Short Video Festival, curated by Barry Jones, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, USA

2008

  • Opera 2008, curated by Mara Ambrozic and Stefano Coletto, Gallaria di Piazza San Marco, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy
  • Tina B the prague contemporary art festival, curated by Monika Burian, Laterna Magika, Prague, Czech Repubulic
  • A4/8 Studios – Manifesta 7 parallel events, curated by Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation, Opera Universitaria – Centro Polifunzionale, Trento, Italy
  • Dall’Accademia alla Fornace, curated by Silvia Rossetti, Fondazione la Fornace dell’innovazione, Asolo, Italy
  • Filmidio #3: Insanity, Victims, and Childhood, in Short, curated by Gallery Aferro, Red Saw Gallery, Newark, USA
  • Spark Video, curated by Blake Carrington, Spark Contemporary Art Space, NY, USA
  • LELABO’ #4 – B, B, B, C, F, G, G, K, S, R, V?, curated by Stefano Coletto and Marco Ferraris, C/O careof, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan, Italy

2007

  • Hortus Simplicium, curated by Francesca Volpato, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy
  • 91.ma Mostra Collettiva, curated by Angela Vettese, Galleria di Piazza San Marco, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy
  • Ghosts of Presence: International Emerging Artists’ Video, curated by Darryl Bank, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Canada
  • Central Park / giunglavideo. 2, curated by Paolo Toffolutti, Parco di Toppo Florio, Buttrio, Italy
  • loop pool 2007, Raum für Projektion in der Lounge der Kurzfilmtage, Oberhausen, Germany
  • 1800FRAMES/Take3, curated by Mica Scalin and Lee Wells, Pioneer Theater, New York, USA
  • Video Report Italia 04_05, curated by Andrea Bruciati, MMSU Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka, Croatia

2006

  • 1800FRAMES/Take3, curated by Mica Scalin and Lee Wells, city without walls, New Jersey, USA
  • Video Report Italia 04_05, curated by Andrea Bruciati, Galleria Comunale d’arte Contemporanea, Monfalcone, Italy
  • Quotidiana 06, curated by Guido Bartorelli and Stefania Schiavon, Museo Civico al Santo, Padua, Italy
  • Video Island / L’Isola del Cinema, curated by Giorgia Calò, Luca Curci, Micol Di Veroli and Olivia Spatola, Isola Tiberina, Rome, Italy
  • The4thScreen, curated by Tamas Banovich, New York Video Festival, New York, USA
  • Kunst in Bewegung / on the move, curated by Agnes Kohlmeyer, Kunstverein, Ludwisburg, Germany
  • Tends to Infinity, curated by Stefano Coletto and Marco Ferraris, Palazzetto Tito, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy

2005

  • 89.ma Mostra Collettiva, curated by Angela Vettese, Galleria di Piazza San Marco, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy
  • Untitled, curated by Edoardo Bonaspetti and Alessio Ascari, Ventura XV, Milan, Italy

COMMISSION:

Alexander, The Atlantic, The California Sunday Magazine, De’ Longhi, Gucci, GQ, Hermès, Kenzo, Le Monde, Meiji, MK2 Films, Moncler, The New York Times, S. Pellegrino, Fondazione Alberto Peruzzo, Texas Monthly

ART FAIR:

2021

  • SCOPE Art Show, Miami Beach, USA
  • Photo London, UK

2020

  • ArtVerona Digital
  • Photo London Digital
  • Gallery Platform. LA

2018

  • a ppr oc he, Paris, France

2015

  • ArtVerona Art Fair, Verona, Italy

2012

  • Roma Contemporary, Rome, Italy
  • MiArt, Milan, Italy

2011

  • ArtVerona Art Fair, Verona, Italy

2010

  • ARCO, Madrid, Spain
  • Art First Bologna 2010, Bologna, Italy

2009

  • Art Forum, Berlin, Germany
  • PULSE, New York, USA

2008

  • Artissima, Torino, Italy

2007

  • Artissima, Torino, Italy
  • Pulse London, London, UK
  • ARCO, Madrid, Spain

RESIDENCE:

2019

  • The Room of Kensuke Koike, SEPTIEME Gallery, Paris, France

2018

  • SuperOtium, Naples, Italy

2010

  • Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, USA

2007

  • Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy

EDUCATION:

2004-2007

  • IUAV University, Faculty of Arts and Design, Venice, Italy

1999-2004

  • Accademia di Belle Arti, Venice, Italy