A Sense of Space

A SENSE OF PLACE  Group Show introducing Lane House Arts to East Sussex @ Electro Studios Project SpaceElectro Studios5 Seaside RoadSt Leonards on SeaTN38 0AL   EXHIBITION PREVIEWFRIDAY 26th NOVEMBER 20216 – 9pmResponding to the title, A SENSE OF PLACE, this mixed group show explores themes of family, migration, displacement, heritage, identity, nostalgia, memory and […]


Arcadia often refers to a place of rustic innocence and simple, quiet pleasure.  It evokes the idea of an idyllic pastoral dream where life is both happy and wholesome.  This idea often implies that the past, another past, is a better alternative to the present.  It is often associated with nostalgia and the idea that our distant past […]

Ad Lib Gallery. The 21st Century will be colourful. Group show

THE 21ST CENTURY WILL BE COLOURFUL Wednesday, 3 November 2021, 10:30 to Sunday, 21 November 2021, 16:00 Ad Lib Gallery,10 Church Road, London, United Kingdom  Private view / launch evening:Thursday 4 November 6pm – 8:30pm – RSVP via email: info@adlib.online Late viewing / drinks on on Saturday 13 November until 8:30pm – RSVP via email: info@adlib.online Exhibition Opening […]

Diwaniya Art Gallery, Algiers represents my work

Why is being represented by Diwaniya Art, a contemporary Art Gallery in Algiers of such personal and creative significance to me? Why does it give me such a sense of pride? I was born in Algeria, in Oran, in the middle of the War of Independence. My family – Franco-Hispanic – were “pied noir”. On […]

Exposition virtuelle «Al Basma» sur la plateforme «Artsy»

La Diwaniya Art Gallery, invite une pléiade d’artistes d’Algérie, du monde arabe et de la rive nord de la Méditerranée, à présenter leurs œuvres dans une exposition virtuelle, intitulée «Al Basma» en partenariat avec la célèbre plateforme New Yorkaise Artsy, a-t-on appris auprès de la galerie d’art. Read the full interview here Date More articles

Diwaniya Art Gallery présente «Al Basma»

Huit artistes à découvrir sur la plateforme Artsy! Mise en ligne le 20 juin prochain, cette exposition qui vous permet de découvrir de belles «empreintes» artistiques est visible jusqu’au mois d’octobre 2021… Read the full interview here Date More articles

Le Monde Diplomatique

thinking design, creative solutions Le Monde Diplomatique recently published an article on Algeria and chose one of my works to accompany it See it Here   Date More articles

Arts and Collections

thinking design, creative solutions Patrick Altes exhibition “Tolerance” confronts negative cultural stereotypes Read the full article  here Date More articles

UNA LASER Newsletter

“LEGACY” virtual Art Exhibition – UNA Bexhill and Hastings
UNA Bexhill and Hastings has been supporting the art work of Franco-Algerian Artist, Patrick Altes, who is based in Hastings.

Considering Art Podcast. Patrick Altes, mixed media artist of Algerian heritage

thinking design, creative solutions In our latest podcast episode, UK-based French mixed media artist talks about life as a “pied noir”, the name given to those of European origin born in Algeria but who moved to France following independence. He talks about how this and living in South Africa, South America and Europe have had […]