Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Toulouse, FRAC Midi-Pyrénées

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Libia Posada, "Signes cardinaux", (détail), 2010, coll. les Abattoirs, Musée – Frac Occitanie Toulouse - Marco Godinho, "Forever Immigrant", 2012 (détail), coll. 49 Nord 6 Est – Frac Lorraine, Metz (FR) © M. Godinho
From March to December 2019
"Je suis né étranger, j’ai vécu étranger et je mourrai plus étranger encore" writes the French-Lebanese author Amin Maalouf (The Journey of Baldassare). These words inspire the title of the program of exhibitions of contemporary art, realized by les Abattoirs, Museum - Frac Occitanie Toulouse in the Occitan Region on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Retirada. Read more
 
From 28 June to 03 November 2019
Musée Goya, Castres (81)
With the exhibition Des Andes à notre terre by Walter Barrientos (1960, Peru), artist invited by the Goya Museum, other mountains are crossed, other stories, which have in common to be the fruit of distance. The artist, who uses all forms of assembly, creates dreamlike and chaotic universes, populated by human and animal figures from an Andean world that has become distant. Read more
 
Stéphanie Saadé, "Le Chemin du retour", 2017. 113 dalles de pierre de Bourgogne. 2500 x 60 x 2 cm. courtesy galerie anne barrault © Aurélien Mole
Through 11 november 2019
Palais des Évêques, Saint-Lizier
The roads of exile are numerous on the cross-border territory of the country Couserans; the internment camp at Vernet, where 40,000 people stayed between 1939 and 1944, marked the history of the territory. Echoing this, the Palais des Evêques - musée départemental hosts this collective exhibition, designed as a stroll on the paths of memory of the Retirada and all the exiles of the world. Read more
 
 Libia Posada, "Signes cardinaux", 2010, coll. les Abattoirs, Musée – Frac Occitanie Toulouse, installation photographique © courtesy de l’artiste, photogr. les Abattoirs - S. Leonard
Through 30 november 2019
Espace d’art contemporain, Bédarieux (34)
Opening on Friday 4th October at 18:30
What motivates leaving? When it comes to exile, as part of the 80th anniversary of the Retirada, commemorated by Bédarieux and his large Spanish community, the reason for departure is that of war. Read more
 
Serge Pey, Le Taureau aux sabots de papier (détail), 2018 © Courtesy Serge Pey ; photogr. S.Léonard
Through 30 november 2019
Musée de Cerdagne, Sainte-Léocadie (66)
Serge Pey, artist and poet from Toulouse (1950, France) presents his new series of poster designs at the Musée de Cerdagne. Born from the Spanish republican exile, Serge Pey, whose libertarian adolescence was crossed by the antifranquiste struggle, pays homage here to the land of his ancestors in a Pyrenean place marked by cross-border geopolitics, like a return to the sources. Read more
 
"Les Fantômes de Bassam" (détail), tirage jet d'encre, 2016 © Edith Roux
Through 1 december 2019
Atelier blanc, Villefranche-de-Rouergue (12)
Opening on Friday, October 11 at 18:00
Édith Roux (1963, France), guest artist of the Atelier Blanc, presents his latest works in Côte d'Ivoire. She questions the relationship of France with its former colony. In an attempt to open a space for critical reflection, this visual research feeds on postcolonial theories where the archive is an inspiration. Read more
 
Ferrán GARCIA SEVILLA, "La porte du ciel", 1984. Collection les Abattoirs, Musée – Frac Occitanie Toulouse © Adagp, Paris. Crédit photographique : Jean-Luc Auriol et Alain Gineste
Through 14 december 2019
Atelier des Arques, Les Arques (46)
Opening on Saturday, October 12 at 18h
The exhibition brings together works from the collection that play on the strange, the fear, but also on the humor. As in sci-fi movies, there is a certain pleasure in being scared. Read more
 
Zineb Sedira, “MiddleSea”, 2008. Still. Video-projection (color, sound). © Zineb Sedira / DACS, London Courtesy the artist and kamel mennour, Paris/London
Through 5 january 2020
Le Réservoir, Revel (31)
Le Reservoir, dedicated to the work of the canal and the figure of its creator Pierre-Paul Riquet, dedicates an exhibition to the memory of the old boatmen of the Canal des Deux-Mers linking the Mediterranean to the Atlantic. Read more