Past Biennale

The 5th Biennale 2009

2009 The theme of The 5th CEBIKO was <Adventures of the Fire>. Fire is the essential element in sublimating clay into fine art. Fire breathes life into clay and transforms it into a fascinating form of art. <Adventures of the Fire> symbolically represented the adventurous and innovative creations of ceramic artists who ceaselessly explore the indispensable element of ceramics: fire. The 5th CEBIKO, dubbed <Adventures of the Fire> presented new perspectives and a future vision of contemporary ceramic art.


  • Duration : Apr. 25.(Sat) ~ May. 24.(Sun), 2009
  • Venue : Icheon World Ceramic Center, Gwangju Joseon Royal Kiln Museum, Yeoju World Ceramic Livingware Gallery
  • Theme : Adventures of the Fire
View detailed program of 2009 CEBIKO
Exhibition Program
  • Main Exhibition
    • - International Competition 2009
    • - World Contemporary Ceramics
    • - Ceramic Space & Life
    • - Contemporary Korean Ceramics
  • Special Exhibition
    • - Bunwon Royal Kiln Porcelain I · II
    • - The 3th Beautiful Korean Ceramics Competition
Academic Program
  • - International Ceramic Symposium
  • - Ceramic Agora
  • - Symposium on Joseon Royal Kiln Porcelain
  • - International Ceramic Workshop
  • - International Ceramic Performance
  • - World Ceramic Art Jamboree
Collateral Events
  • - Edu-Biennale
  • - Clay Festival
  • - Fire Festival
  • - 23st Icheon Ceramics Festival
  • - 21th Yeoju Ceramics Festival
  • - 12th Gwangju Royal Ceramics Festival
  • - Performances, Markets