No. 1
 N E W S
Image courtesy of Patrick Altes: Lair, mixed media on canvas, 200 x 200 cm
We are delighted to welcome you to the first of our monthly newsletters.  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.

In this first issue, we are particularly proud to be focusing on Janet Rady Fine Art artist Patrick Altes.  For further information and to explore his work, please scroll down.  

We hope you enjoy reading this newsletter.  Let us know what you think and if you have any suggestions or comments.  

With all best wishes from the Janet Rady Fine Art Team

29 November 2014 - 7 December 2014, ARTLABBERLIN 

Randa Maddah & Maryam Samaan. More information here 

CAP: Bird's Eye View by Ali Cherri
Exhibition ongoing until 19 December 2014, Life Center
Contemporary Art Platform Kuwait. More information here
Art Scout: Ahmed Alsoudani
Explores the Roots of Violence
14 November 2014 - 20 December 2014
Gladstone Gallery, New York. More information here
      BFI: Discover Arab Cinema
      Ongoing until 27 December 2014
      Inspiring contemporary and classic films from the
      Arab region. More information here
Basim Magdy at Art in General
7 November 2014 - 10 January 2015
Contemporary Art Platform Kuwait. More information here
15 October 2014 - 25 January 2015
Institut du Monde Arabe. More information here
11 November 2014 - 14 February 2015
    Shirin Neshat: Afterwards
     9 November 2014 - 15 February 2015
     Arab Museum of Modern Art. More information here
11 December 2014 - 29 March 2015
MAXXI National Museum of XXI Century Arts, Roma.
 More information here
8 November 2014 - 5 April 5 2015
Middle East, North Africa, and the Mediterranean
Arabic Typography Competition: 'Letters to Wear'
Closing date for all submissions is the 15 December. More information here
Phillips: Postdoctoral Fellowship

Application deadline January 15, 2015. More information here.

Unlimited scheme for arts by disabled artists
Deadline for applications: 12 noon on Monday 2 February 2015. More information here
Open call for applications for autumn 2015. More information here
Campus Art Dubai 3.0
Currently accepting applications. More information here
The Mosaic Rooms

Proposals are welcome. More information here

Sky Academy Arts Scholarships 2015
Applications now open. More information here.
The Bothy Project
Stockholm Fringe Festival
'I was born on the African continent and consciously and unconsciously shaped by it as well as my feeling of not really
being French...' Read full biography here
An Introduction to Patrick Altes' Works
'What are exactly are our
origins in terms of place, what are we allowed to own
as memory,
and what personal mythologies do we create to make sense of
the role of geography in our past?'
Click here to view the catalogue with a selection of Altes' works
A closeup on
Les Riches Heures Orientales
A closeup on
L.A Buzz
A closeup on
A day at the Beach
A historical Overview: Francophone Africa
[...For 132 years - between 1954 and 1962 - Algeria was a very distinctive part of the
French empire. Strictly speaking, it was not a French colony
...] Continue reading here
Patrick Altes in the Press
JadMag edited by Tadween Publishing is featuring 'Garden of Eden' in the Afterlives of the
Algerian Revolution.
Zapruder Magazine
Featuring Altes' 'A Story of Revolutions' series with 'Pied Noir Cowboy' as a cover in its Movimenti Nei Mediterraneo edition of April 2014.

[...Altes a aimablement r�pondu � nos questions. En premier lieu,
il nous a parl� des cinq toiles qu'il a expos�es lors de cette manifestation artistique.
The Double Negative
What shapes your sense of belonging? French-Algerian artist Altes attempts to reconcile his identity with the troubled history of his birthplace, finds Clarke.
About Altes: Testimonials
'Patrick Altes is an authentic, humble and sincere artist. His latest work, created under the spell and deeply influenced by his North African roots was exhibited for the first time in his country and city of birth Oran...' Continue reading here
A look at Altes' Vitae
 Born in Oran, Algeria, in 1957, Lives and works in UK
Click here to read Patrick Altes' full CV

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