Pat Kane

Pat Kane is a visual storyteller based in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, on the traditional land of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.

He takes a documentary approach to stories about life in Northern Canada, with a special focus on issues important to Indigenous people, including the relationship between land and identity.

Pat is a National Geographic Explorer, and a former mentee of the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass. His work has been published by National Geographic, The New York Times, World Press Photo, The Atlantic, The Globe and Mail, and other media worldwide.

Pat is of Irish-Canadian and Algonquin Anishinaabe ancestry, and is a member of the Timiskaming First Nation.

He’s part of the photo collectives Indigenous Photograph and Boreal Collective.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Pat Kane

Brand Loyalty: The Hunt for Healthy Food in Northern Canada

The South Street Seaport

This project focusses on food security in Northern Canada, and the challenges in accessing nutritious, affordable food.

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Here Is Where We Shall Stay

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2021

Pat Kane’s project Here is Where We Shall Stay focuses on how Dene people in the Northwest Territories of Northern Canada are moving towards meaningful self-determination by resetting the past atrocities of settler colonization.

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Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Pat Kane

Jun 12024


INSPIRED LIVE provides a platform for a unique group of cross-disciplined artists and industry professionals to reveal their sources of inspiration. In these fast-paced, 6-minute presentations, speakers select 15 images which stay on screen for 20 seconds each.

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