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

Past actions: 2019

Thursday, january 17, 2019 - 19:00
es Abattoirs Library - Free entry
A musical fable that demolishes the object-book and visits its intrigue, this sensitive creation continuously shifts from one register to another, from comic to tragic, from emotion to reflection, to let the spectator choose his own reading of the event. Plus d'infos
From 15 march to 13 july 2019
les Abattoirs Library
This exhibition presents 140 publications from the Spanish exodus selected by Javier Campillo from the Instituto Cervantes and the curator of the exhibition. This selection covers a period ranging from 1919 to the 1970s while remaining firmly representative of the years 1939-1950. Plus d'infos
From 15 march to 13 july 2019
les Abattoirs Library
Echoing the exhibition of publications on the Spanish exodus, Sandra Lorenzi (born in 1983, lives and works in Montreuil) occu- pies the spaces of the Abattoirs library and deploys a complex fictional world there, comprising totemic sculptures accompanied by testimonies: À eux, aïeux [To Our Ancestors]. Plus d'infos
  • © Pierre Beteille / Culture 31
Wednesday, june 12, 2019 - 18:30
Bibliothèque des Abattoirs
The library of les Abattoirs houses women as choristers of readers, who inspired, read or carried the book Sisters of Karine Sayagh-Satragno during its genesis. Plus d'infos
  • Photogr. F. Mantovani
Thursday, june 20, 2019 - 19:00
les Abattoirs - Free entry
For this tenth issue of Demo, carte blanche to Isabelle Mayault. On the occasion of the exhibition Picasso et l'exil, she offers us an unpublished reading of her first novel entitled Une longue nuit Mexicaine. Plus d'infos
  • Carolee Schneemann, "Parts of a Body House". Texte. In : Wolf Vostell & Dick Higgins. Fantastic Architecture, [New York] : Something Else Press, 1969. Pages 62, 65 – 72, 77 – 80
From 20 september 2019 to 8 february 2020
les Abattoirs Library
A key figure in American and international art, Carolee Schneemann (1939–2019) was a pioneer in performance art and the relationship between cinema and art, as well as being a trailblazer for an early generation of feminist artists. Her work also demonstrates her reflection on the body and the social status of women. This exhibition is in homage to the artist, who passed away recently. Plus d'infos