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I am pleased to announce that I will be part of the 4th Oran Biennale of Contemporary Arts at the MAMO (Musée d’Arts Contemporains d’Oran) in Oran, Algeria, From the 2nd to to the 5th of July 2017

Transcultural Influences. (Digital print on C-Type Fuji Matt, Dim:  90x120cm).  Patrick Altes

Africa My Africa – Connecting Boundaries

In collaboration with LAHD Gallery and Gallery of African Art (GAFRA)

27th October-3rd December 2016


This exhibition curated by Lahd Gallery and the Gallery Of

African Art (GAFRA) connects an “invisible pyramid” that unites North, East and

West Africa. The four artists represented all possess a unique kinship with Africa’s

rich and ever-diversifying culture.

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Patrick Altes represented by LAHD Gallery at ART 16 London

from 19th to 22nd of May

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El Ultimo Suspiro del Moro.  Patrick Altes



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.

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Parenthèse . . .

Du 10 décembre 2015 au 10 février 2016

A l’occasion de sa 7ème édition, le Festival International d’Art Contemporain (“FIAC” 2015) d’Alger propose encore une programmation éclectique et de qualité. Les artistes présents -émergents ou confirmés viennent d’Afrique, d’Amérique du sud et d’Europe : Grèce, Brésil, France, Espagne, Pays Bas, Maroc, Mali, Sénégal, Burkina Faso, Congo, et bien sûr Algérie.


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Patrick Altes at the FIAC 2015 in Algiers

I am pleased to announce that I will be part of the 7th edition of the FIAC 2015 in Algiers (Festival International d’Art Contemporain) taking place at the MAMA (Musée Public National d’Art Moderne et Contemporain) starting the 10th of December.




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Patrick Altes is pleased to announce that

Janet Rady Fine Art will be representing his work at

ArtBahrain 2015 (stand 24)

Click Here for a selection of the work exhibited






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Hay Hill Gallery, 35 Baker Street, London W1U 8EN

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Patrick Altes was born in Algeria shortly before it became independent and, as a child, was part of the exodus toward France. He has lived for long periods of time in different countries, and is currently based in England. He also has Spanish heritage.
‘Frayed Ideologies’, Altes’ latest body of work, invites us to consider the struggle to define ourselves, and the process of being human. The work relates to the melting pots and breaking points of land, conflict, and diaspora. It refers to our living in times of extreme turbulence and instability – both political and environmental – and heralds dreams and resurgences from the unconscious linked to the artist’s personal vision and perception of the world.
Link to the e-catalogue
This exhibition will run concurrently with the third personal exhibition of a series of new works by the British artist Zoe Benbow.
With the compliments of Hay Hill Gallery, the pleasure of your
company is requested to attend the private view of the exhibition
on Tuesday 30th June 2015, 6-8pm
at Hay Hill Gallery, 35 Baker Street, London W1U 8EN




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Whether or not you are a believer, the cultural, social, and political importance of religions is indisputable. They are intertwined in the history of civilisation and often the prime source of their evolution. They can act as great dividers or powerful pacifiers. This painting represents the living space of freedom and dynamic harmony religions can create when they bring the best in humanity.

In the wake of the recent terrorist tragedy in Paris, France, CARAVAN’S interfaith peace-building art exhibition titled THE BRIDGE will open in Paris at the historic Church of St. Germain des Prés, the oldest church in Paris on February 2, 2015 to commemorate the United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week.

Dans le sillage de la tragédie terroriste à Paris, France, des artistes contemporains renommés se rencontrent et portent leur attention sur le lien que le Moyen-Orient a avec l’Occident au travers de leurs cultures et croyances (Chrétiens, Musulmans et Juifs).  L’exposition LE PONT sera présentée du 2 au 28 février en l’église Saint-Germain-des-Prés, la plus ancienne église de Paris. Le début de l’exposition coïncidera avec la Semaine d’Harmonie Interreligieuse Mondiale des Nations-Unies.


Patrick Altes Portsmouth Exhibition

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.

You are cordially invited to the private view Friday 14th of November, 4 to 7pm

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Patrick Altes is pleased to announce his participation
In the 3rd Mediterranean Biennale of Contemporary Art
Oran 8th to 10th of June


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Consciemment et inconsciemment, je suis  façonné par ma naissance (non fortuite) en Algérie, mes racines nord africaines et mon sentiment de ne pas entièrement être français.  Si j’étais possesseur d’un passeport algérien, le fait de ressentir une certaine nostalgie envers le pays dans lequel je suis né, serait naturel; muni d’un passeport français, ce même sentiment devient suspect.  Pourtant je me réclame de la part algérienne de mon identité et me déclare, techniquement et émotionnellement comme artiste faisant partie de la diaspora Africaine et refuse cette conception de l’Algérie comme paradis perdu qui marginalise les profondes inégalités raciales la discrimination et la répression, fondements du système colonial.

Vous êtes cordialement invités au vernissage de l’exposition

                     « Une Histoire de révolutions »

Mercredi 7 Mai de 15 à 19h
A Contemporary Art Space Chester

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This exhibition of digital artworks and paintings by French artist Patrick Altes explores representation, diaspora, and transition within the context of the colonisation of Algeria and the Algerian revolution.  It is an artistic “Truth and Reconciliation process” as well as a deeply personal and subjective exploration of identity. The exhibition is the culmination of a one-year Leverhulme Trust residency by Altes at the University of Portsmouth.

Triskel Christchurch Art Centre, Cork, Ireland,

14 February- 20 April 2014
A Story of Revolutions 
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‘Sanctuary: Home, Away, the Common Ground.
11 July-21 September 2013

SANCTUARY ARTISTS present the exploration of the cultural, political, social and environmental differences and commonalities that construct the concept of Sanctuary from the perspective of ‘Home, Away and Common Ground’ at theBrunei Gallery, SOAS, University of London.

Participating artists are: Patrick Altes , Algeria; Madi Acharya-Baskerville, U.K.; Lindsay Duncanson, U.K.; Annabelle Hulbert, U.K. ; James Mbuthia, Kenya; Kamal Shah, Kenya; Prina Shah, Kenya and Michael Taylor, U.K

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