Hamedine Kane

Hamedine Kane is a Mauritanian-Senegalese artist. He lives and works in Brussels.

Over the past two years Kane’s work has been focussed on the topics of exile and wandering. He is currently working on a new series titled the permanent revolutionary future, about the heritage of socialist regimes over the years of independence. His most recent film, Inhabit the World has been screened in Marakech, Brussels, Paris, Barcelona, Bombay and Dakar. The film follows the path of thousands of migrants between Senegal and Europe.

In 2017 he participated in 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, London, and was the recipient of the Ouaga Film Lab prize for his documentary project A l’ombre d’Elimane. He participated in Saout Africa(s), as part of SAVVY Funk, an iteration of the documenta 14 radio programme Every Time A Ear Di Soun, curated by Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, Elena Agudio and Marcus Gammel.

In 2018 Kane had his first solo show at Clark House Initiative Bombay, titled Salesmen of the Revolt, curated by Tejswini Sonawane and Yogesh Barve.


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