8th July – 17th September

The 19th international biennial of ceramics of Châteauroux is organized by the museums of the city of Châteauroux and Châteauroux metropolis

Pro Space


1- Laurence Crespin, Untitled, installation of 50 elements mounted on the plate, black sandstone © Thomas Deschamps.

/ Choi Byung-So, Untitled, 2013 54 x 40 cm, pen and graphite on newsprint, courtesy Choi Byung-So and Maria Lund Gallery, Paris © Marc-Antoine Bulot.

/ Lee Bae, Untitled, 1998, 3 elements, charcoal and black elastics © Thomas Deschamps.


2– Patrick Loughran, Mesa, 2017, enameled terracotta, 56 x 40 x 36 cm, © Bernard Maltaverne.

/ Patrick Loughran and Stéphane Trois Carrés, The Good Things can fit in a pocket, 2017, enameled faience, 10 x 10 x 15 cm, © Bernard Maltaverne.

/ Patrick Loughran and Stéphane Trois Carrés, The Mean Thing, 2017, enamelled earthenware (P. Loughran), print on paper (S. Trois Carrés), © Bernard Maltaverne.


3– Suzanne Ring, Pocahontas loves Winnetou, 2016 H. 150 cm, terre cuite, bois, cuir. © Max Kraanen.

/ Eva Jospin, Forêt, 2013 90 x 130 x 17 cm, bois et carton, courtesy Galerie Suzanne Tarasiève, Paris, coll. part. © Olivier Toggwiller.


5– Ruth Gurvich, Gray Vases, 2017, H.13; Diam.12,7 cm, light, medium and dark gray colors. Set of 18 vases (6 pieces per color), Nymphenburg Manufaktur.

/ Michel Perot, Pins Laricio, study of the futures, 2016, watercolor on paper mounted on chassis, 195 x 130 cm.


6– Esben Klemann, K25 – Untitled, 2014, sandstone and glazes, 30 x 15 x 15 cm, Courtesy Esben Klemann and Maria Lund Gallery, Paris.

/ Heike Weber, Specific installation for the Biennial of Châteauroux, 2017, ca. 60 m2, Courtesy Le Salon Vert, CH-Carouge. Illustration: Bodenlos, 2006, pigment marker on PVC floor, ca. 600 m2, Kunsthalle Wien.

At the EMBAC


4– Hélène Delépine, en résidence à l’EMBAC, CHTX 1 1/2 , 2017, impression numérique sur papier photo, 50 x 70 cm. / CHTX 1 2/2 , 2017, grès, h. 30 x l. 60 x L. 60 cm.

Press Trip

IDEM, the 19th International Biennial of Ceramics of Châteauroux

Friday, July 7th 2017

Châteauroux-Métropole, the museums of Châteauroux and the exhibition curator 

M. Gil Averous, Mayor of the City of Châteauroux, President of the Urban Community Châteauroux-Metropolis
Mme Michèle Naturel, Manager of the Museums of Châteauroux
Mme Stéphanie Le Follic-Hadida, scientific curator

are happy to invite you to the 19th International Biennial of Ceramics of Châteauroux opening on Friday, July 7th 2017 at 6pm.

Day of 7th of July 2017

A bus trip Paris / Châteauroux – Châteauroux / Paris will be set up (55 seats)


9:00 Departure Paris by bus (55 places: artists, institutions, ministry, press, lenders, collectors).
Meet at the metro station Denfert-Rochereau – corner bd. Saint Jacques – bus from the Festimove Company.
Home by Michelle Trotignon, Administrative manager of the Museums of Châteauroux.

12:00-13:30 Arrival in Châteauroux. Buffet and snack under the Cloister of the Cordeliers.

13:30-15:30 Professional discovery of the 19th Interanational Biennial of Ceramics of Châteauroux by artists, lenders, professionals and press.

15:30-17:00 Professional round-table, in the lapidary rooms of the Musée Bertrand, in the presence of the artists:

Patrick Loughran & Stéphane Trois Carrés / Emmanuel Boos & Paul March & Stéphane Bordarier

18:00 Official opening of the exhibitions:

18:00 Exhibition Jean Girel / Jean-Luc Herman at the Musée Bertrand
18:30 Exhibition “Semblables“, Hélène Délépine at the EMBAC (Municipal School of Fine Arts)
19:00 Exhibition at the Couvent des Cordeliers
19:30 Speeches and cocktail

20:30 Departure from the bus to Paris. Arrival at 23:30 pl. Denfert-Rochereau (“made in Berry” snack offered on board by the City of Châteauroux).

Press Contact

Manon Alberger, in charge of the Biennial
+33 (0)6 71 15 43 52/ contact@manonalberger.com

Denis Gaillard, museums of Châteauroux
+33 (0)2 54 61 12 33/ denis.gaillard@chateauroux-metropole.fr

The 19th international biennial of ceramics of Châteauroux is organized by the museums of the city of Châteauroux and Châteauroux metropolis