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Francesc Tosquelles

Like a Sewing Machine in a Wheat Field

The exhibition takes a look at the avant-garde practices that the psychiatrist Francesc Tosquelles carried out in the therapeutic, political and cultural field. Tosquelles transformed psychiatric institutions during the Republic and in fascist Europe. Today, he is an inspiration when addressing mental health policies in times of extreme crisis.

Joana Masó: Who was Francesc Tosquelles?

Joana Masó,  literary critic and co-curator of the «Francesc Tosquelles» exhibition, explains who was Tosquelles, a psychiatrist who revolutionized the medical practices of his time and passed on an innovative and surprising cultural legacy that is unknown to most. 

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Conversation about the film

Conversation with the director Mireia Sallarès, the co-writer and co-curator of the exhibition Joana Masó, the sociologist Éric Fassin, the activist documentary Veronika Arauzo, and the documentalist Marta Duran about this this film that potentially makes history of a doctor ...

Tosquelles: thinking with the feet

The artists Angela Melitopoulos and Perejaume, accompanied by the editor Sandra Alvarez de Toledo, follow the trail of Francest Tosquelles today in a conversation moderated by the co-curator of the exhibition, Carles Guerra.