Jardin d'Essai (Garden of Eden)

‘Jardin D’Essai’ (‘Garden of Eden’) from the exhibition A STORY OF REVOLULUTIONS by French/Algerian artist Patrick Altes.

The Jardin d’Essai was created at the beginning of the colonisation of Algeria and was/is a prominent feature of Algiers.

This exhibition will be held at Triskel Christchurch, Cork, Ireland, from 14th Feb to 20th April 2014 and is supported by the ALF.  A preview of the exhibition will take place on 13th February on the occasion of the lst meeting 2014 of the ALF Ireland network.



AGENDA – ALF Ireland network meeting Thursday 13th February 2014 to be held at Triskel Christchurch, Cork:


11.30a.m.                   Registration (teas/coffee/biscuits available)


12 noon                     Updates on ALF activities and on Work Programme for 2014; ALF Report on Intercultural Trends;

Re-confirmation of ALF Ireland Network Rules.


12.30pm                     Network Activity;

(despite the unforeseen delays, the Moroccan HoN is confident that the planned Network Activity can proceed).

Requests for irish partners from Swedish HoN.


1.30pm                       Lunch (soup/wraps/tea/coffee).


2.00pm                       Introduction of member of the French network of the ALF:

Mikael Petitjean, Musee de L’histoire de L’Immigration*.


2.30pm                       Feedback form SARI’s experience of ALF DAWRAK Exchange programme;

Feedback from EVA International on Project Award funding received 2014.

Discussion re date/venue for 2nd meeting of the network tentatively scheduled for June 2014, Belfast.


3.00pm                       AOB

5.00pm  *Mikael Petitjean will participate in a roundtable discussion with Patrick Altes and Patrick Crowley (UCC) on the theme of identity.  This discussion is primarily aimed at university students but all are welcome.


6.00pm                      Opening of Exhibition of digital artwork and paintings by Patrick Altes, a French visual artist born in Algerian at Triskel.  Members are invited to attend the opening of this exhibition which is supported by the ALF.  Invitation will be sent separately.





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