Saâdane Afif was born in 1970 in Vendôme, France. He currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany.
Saâdane Afif is a conceptual and installation artist based in Berlin.
His work focuses on interpretation, exchange and circulation while exploring various media (performance, objects, text and printed matter) without categorizing under any specific discipline the methods he employs. All of his projects are subject to a continuous process of alteration.
Recent international exhibitions include Paroles, Wiels Brussels, Ici., Leopold-Hoesch- Museum & Papiermuseum, Düren, Germany and Là-Bas., La Panacée, Montpellier, France (2017), The Fountain Archives, Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, Monaco and Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (2017), Quoi? – L’Eternité, Atelier Hermès, Seoul, South Korea (2016), Vice de Forme: Das Kabarett, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany (2016), Das Ende der Welt, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Germany (2015), or Political Populism, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (2015).
His work was included in the Documenta 12 (2007) and in the 56th International Exhibition of the Venice Biennale (2015).
The artist won the Prix Marcel Duchamp in 2009, which led to an exhibition at the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (2010) and the Prix Meurice pour l’art contemporain in 2015.