Alles over kunst

Guest Editor

Hamedine Kane invites Makenzy Orcel

Makenzy  Orcel

GLEAN invited artist Hamedine Kane to contribute to this issue as a Guest Editor, inviting two writers and introducing the work of a fellow artist. Kane invited Haitian writer Makenzy Orcel.

Every image possesses its own night, its double, its infinite. But where does this infinity begin? The first glimmers of its foundation, the place where time draws its breath, its flow, its form, the possibilities to which it stretches and which it exhausts, endlessly. Memories are its most fertile catch. Not a day goes by that I don’t conjure up a string of them. The most beautiful one is of a child who speaks to the sun, the wind and the trees, saying ‘make me love you again tomorrow’. But, later, the sun, the wind, the trees, and the sea had all lost their sheen, their grace, their contours, until ... I sometimes believe that …

Hamedine Kane, Chaise-Ruine, 2017, printed 2023, digital photograph printed on Hahemühle Photorag, 80 x 118 cm, 84 x 122 cm (framed), 1/5 +2PA