Kane Applegate

Kane is a scavenger; his practice is fed by an ever-growing collection of abandoned and abused materials and objects, discarded and disregarded by the citizens of Southampton. Working with these found things, he builds sculptures and structures that explore the notion of three physical forces: balance, compression and tension. In their final form, his sculptures become illusions; the objects, stripped of their function, stack, balance and bend in seemingly impossible ways.


Since graduating from the Fine Art course at Solent University in 2018, Kane has been working in construction, renovating a house in St Denys. In 2018, he exhibited at K6 Gallery alongside his sometimes collaborator and good friend, Robin Price and in 2019 he was invited to exhibit at God’s House Tower, as part of a project called, Transition.