Souleymane Jain Kone Seed Awards recipient

Souleymane Jain Kone
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  • Environment/Climate emergency
  • Gender equality


  • Photography
  • Artistic Research
  • Dance
  • Design
  • Fashion
  • Music
  • Performance
  • Sound Art
  • Theater
  • Visual Art


  • Burkina Faso
Souleymane Kone is a dancer from Burkina Faso. After receiving a diploma in Theatre from Atelier Thtre Burkinab, he also trained in Dance, Performance and Choreography at EDIT - Ecole Internationale de Danse Irne Tassembdo. In the past, he worked with several choreographers and artists such as Amala Dianor, Mie Coquempot, Roger Nydegger, Erwann Bouvier, and Anouar Dekkaki. Souleymane has also co-founded Ciel K, a multidisciplinary company that cultivates actions and creations rooted in dance and design. His practice emphasizes an open approach and operates at the crossroads of different artistic languages like hip-hop, contemporary dances, traditional African dances and theatre.
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