I am pleased to announce that Transcultural Influences was acquired by the MAMO, Museum of Modern Arts of Oran.
It was originally exhibited as part of the 4th Oran Biennale of Contemporary Arts
Africa My Africa – Connecting Boundaries is the theme of a new joint exhibition curated by the Gallery Of African Art (GAFRA) and Lahd Gallery. Each gallery is represented by two prominent artists, connecting an “invisible pyramid” that unites North, East and West Africa. The four artists featured all possess a unique kinship with Africa’s rich and ever-diversifying culture.
Prix Pictet Photography Award Nomination
Pleased to announce my nomination in the 7th edition of Prix Pictet Award, the world’s leading prize in photography and sustainability. Since 2008, the award aims to uncover outstanding photography applied to confront the most pressing social and environmental challenges of today.
Visitors to London’s Art16 Fair this May will be treated to a boldly coloured and narrative-packed mini-exhibition from Lahd Gallery, showcasing work by artists from the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia (MENASA) regions. Art16 has chosen a trio of artists whose work skilfully blends conceptual and visual aspects. Each artist tells a personal story through their work, via the use of vibrant and striking colours and forms. “Trips to Colourful Thoughts” in stand C1 will feature Anas Homsi from Syria, Algerian-French artist Patrick Altes and Indonesian textile practitioner John Martono. These highly personal works explore immigration, diaspora, war, conflict, and the search for happiness. The private view will be held on Thursday the 19th of May and the Fair will continue until Sunday the 22nd of May at Art16, Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London W14 8UX, UK.
PATRICK ALTES’ WORK PART OF THE MAMA COLLECTION
November 25, 2015
We are pleased to announce that Les Riches Heures digital work by Janet Rady Fine Art artist Patrick Altes was acquired by MAMA (Musée Public National d’Art Moderne et Contemporain). The large work was prepared for the 7th edition of FIAC 2015 in Algiers (Festival International d’Art Contemporain), which has officially invited Patrick Altes.
PATRICK ALTES’ COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION: ALGERIANISM PART I
October 22, 2015
We are happy to announce that Janet Rady Fine Art artist Patrick Altès will be exhibiting in Algerianism Part I – the ‘Art Of’ Being Algerian, a group exhibition and a collaboration between Patrick Altès and Toufik Douib, part of the Nour Festival of Arts 2015. Algerianism Part I is a chapter that explores the theme of dual identity through the many lenses of Algeria’s contemporary art scene. Download the press release and the flyer.
PATRICK ALTES SHORTLISTED FOR THE ATHENS PHOTO FESTIVAL 2015
April 18, 2015
Janet Rady Fine Art artist Patrick Altes has been shortlisted for the Athens Photo Festival 2015 with the “A Story of Revolutions” series.
The Athens Photo Festival explores issues relevant to our times, with programmes working internationally, nationally and locally, encompassing a variety of activities that aim at fostering a critical understanding of contemporary culture and society through photography and related media.
Visit Altes’ artist page and read more about his practice.
2015 CARAVAN EXHIBITION OF VISUAL ART
February 25, 2015
On February 2, 2015, the Caravan Exhibition of Visual Art presented Paintings by Premier Contemporary Arab, Persian and Jewish Visual Artists, including both Janet Rady Fine Artartists Patrick Altes and Sameh Ismael.
In the wake of the recent terrorist tragedy in Paris, France, CARAVAN’S interfaith peace-building art exhibition titled THE BRIDGE opened in Paris at the historic Church of St. Germain des Pres, the oldest church in Paris to commemorate the United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week.
December 7, 2014
We are pleased to share with you our first monthly newsletter and December issue available here, focusing on one of Janet Rady Fine Art artists.
‘Featuring a variety of topics including events, exhibition and book reviews, interviews and analyses of the region, as well as competitions, hot tips and maybe even some gossip, we aim to provide you with a personal overview of what makes Middle Eastern art and culture so exciting.’
INTERVIEW WITH PATRICK ALTES FOR THE FRANCOPHONE AFRICA PORTSMOUTH UNIVERSITY
December 1, 2014
In his interview for The Francophone Africa Portsmouth University website, downloadable here, Altes talks about his experience as an artist in residence at the university, elaborating on the the influences, techniques and concept that shaped his work and style today.
To know more about Patrick Atles, visit his artist page here.
PATRICK ALTES: “A STORY OF REVOLUTIONS” EXHIBITION ON 20TH OCTOBER 2014
November 3, 2014
Back from the 3rd Oran Biennial of Mediterranean Contemporary, “A Story of Revolutions” is exhibited at Space Gallery, Portsmouth, 20 October-26 November 2014, as part of “Being Human”, the UK’s first nationwide festival of the humanities.
Patrick Altes, a French artist born in Algeria, explores diaspora and identity in a body of work responding to a Leverhulme residency within the University of Portsmouth.
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