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
 
Marianne Plo, "Les hordes", 2007, (détail) collection les Abattoirs Musée – Frac Occitanie Toulouse, vidéo, 2,7’ © Marianne Plo ; photographe Bernard Delorme
Through 10 may 2019
Château de Falgalarié, Aussillon (81)
At the same time source of inspiration for the artists, mirror or double vegetable, companion or refuge, the forest is also a force difficult to domesticate. The visitor is invited to make his way through this diversity of representations and points of view, which plays with the narrative and symbolic potential of the forest. Read more
 
François Malbreil, Maison blanche sous les tropiques, (détail), 1989, collection les Abattoirs, Musée - Frac Occitanie Toulouse © droits réservés ; photogr. Francisco Artigas
Through 25 may 2019
Media library (showroom) of Fonsorbes
With the artists: Gérard Bancal, Alexander Befelein, Gérardiaz, Philippe Hortala, François Houtin, Eric Hurtado, François Malbreil, Takesada Matsutani, Christine Morel, Wou-Ki Zao. Read more
 
Liliana Porter, "Untitled at Sea", 2018, collection les Abattoirs Musée - Frac Occitanie Toulouse © photogr. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Mor Charpentier, Paris
Through 8 june 2019
Musée Urbain Cabrol, Villefranche-de-Rouergue (12)
The four international artists gathered in this exhibition, take a poetic, critical and realistic look at what a border is and displacement. Read more
 
Antoni Clavé, Instrument muet (s.d) (détail), collection les Abattoirs, Musée - Frac Occitanie Toulouse, gravure au carborundum © Adagp, Paris, 2019 ; photogr. Cédrick Eymenier
Through 19 june 2019
Pâtisserie Esparcel, Perpignan
This exhibition, which takes place in a historic site, still in use eighty years after having served as an exhibition space for the painter Antoni Clavé, recalls the difficulties and the vital force of art. Read more
 
Esther Ferrer, Série: "El Libro de las Cabezas". "Evolución - Metamórfosis", 2005, photographie, Courtesy Angels Barcelona © Adagp, Paris, 2019 ; courtesy Angels Barcelona / Esther Ferrer
Through 30 august 2019
Hôpital Joseph Ducuing
The exhibition Verso vi presents photographs of the Spanish artist Esther Ferrer, born during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) and who grew up under Franco's dictatorship (1939-1975). Using his own body in his performances and his photographs, his libertarian and committed posture echoes a whole generation. Read more
 
Jimmie Durham, "Sweet, light, crude", 2009 (détail), collection les Abattoirs, Musée -Frac Occitanie Toulouse, 25 barils de tôle peints, lettres adhésives, dim. variables © Jimmie Durham ; photogr. Cédrick Eymenier
Through 13 october 2019
Office de tourisme des Deux Rives, Auvillar (82)
The monumental work Sweet, Light, Crude by artist Jimmie Durham (1940, USA), an installation composed of colored barrels, offers another poetic and critical look at the movements in a globalized world. 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
 
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