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Flow House by Kounosuke Kawakami

Kounosuke Kawakami

b. 1979, Yanakashi, Japan



M.A., Fine Art, Central Saint Martins College of Art And Design


B.A., Fine Art, Central Saint Martins College of Art And Design

Solo Exhibitions:


Artist Talk: The System of Contemporary Art, Gallery MoMo Ryogkoku


(H)allo-Poiesis, Daiwa Foundation, London, UK


Mindustrial Evolution, Bearspace Gallery, London, UK


Migration, Houldsworth Gallery, London, UK

Group Exhibitions:


Japon, Abbaye Saint Andre, Meymac, France


All That is Solid Melts Into Air: From Interactive to Interpassive, Gallery MoMo Ryogoku, Tokyo, Japan

Double Message, Scai the Bathhouse, Tokyo


Beyond, SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo, Japan

Camera lucida, Aisho Miura, Tokyo, Japan

VIP Art Fair, Scai the Bathhouse


Summer Show, Maddox Gallery, Lodnon,

Group Show, 10 Vyner Street, London, Cultural Detritus, Pippy Houldsworth, London

VOCA Prize-Winning Work 2007-2009, The Dai-Ichi Mutual Life Insurance Gallery, Japan

Sarcophagus of the Kingdom, I-MYU Project, London


Contiguous Zone Virtual Records, YOD Gallery, Osaka, Japan

Reconstructing the Old House 2, Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge, UK

Reconstructing the Old House, The Nunnery Gallery, London, UK

Barock Plastik, I-MYU Project, London, UK


Marmite Art Prize, studio1.1, London, UK

Twenty, Dazed and Confused Gallery, London, UK

Echo, ZAIM, Yokohama, Japan

VOCA Art Prize, Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan


The Future Can Wait, Atlatntis Gallery, London, UK

Hand In Hand, Japan Embassy, London, UK

Tech-Mach-Maya-Con, Myonichikan, Tokyo, Japan

Selected by Victoria Miro, APT Gallery, London, UK

Selected by Matthew Collings & Emma Biggs APT Gallery, London, UK

New London Kicks, Soho House, New York, USA


Dynamic Entropy, Houldsworth Gallery, London, UK

Tokyo Monamo, 43 South Molton Street, London, UK

Synchro-Tron, Aqffin Gallery, London, UK

Curious New Terrain, Nolias Gallery, London,UK

10th Planet, Tower Bridge Business Complex, London, UK

Chimera, 148 Gallery, London, UK

Group Show, My Life in Art Gallery, London, UK


Agoraphobe, Bearspace Gallery, London, UK

What Happens When Everything is Reduced to Ones and Zeros, Pearlfisher Gallery, London, UK


The Horizon of Expectation The Empire Gallery, London, UK

Awards / Residencies:


Stay in UK, granted by the Agency for Cultural Affair Japan.


Marmite Art Prize, Finalist, UK

Vision of Contemporary Art, Prizewinner, Ueno Royal Museum, Japan


Celeste Art Prize shortlist, UK

Creekside Open x 2, Finalist Selected by Matthew Collings and EMMA BIGGS, Finalist, UK

Creekside Open x 2, Finalist Selected by Victria Miro, Finalist, UK


UBS Bank, New York, USA

UBS Bank, Los Angeles, USA

UBS Bank, London, U.K.

Taguchi Tagboat Collection, Japan,

Progressive Art Collection, USA.

West Collection, USA.

Wellington Management, U.K. USA

The Dai-Ichi Mutual Life Insurance Company, Japan

Elspeth and Imogen Turner Collection, UK