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Francesc Tosquelles

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"Francesc Tosquelles" beyond the CCCB

Tarragona and Reus present a programme of activities based on the figure of Francesc Tosquelles, organized by Tarragona Provincial Council together with a group of institutions of the two cities. It includes an exhibition and a series of conversations, screenings and round tables.


Museu d'Art Modern de Tarragona, Diputació de Tarragona

From 30 April to 3 July
The Tosquelles Album. A visual essay by Carles Guerra
30 April: opening and guided visit with the curator

13 May
Cycle devoted to the director François Pain
El divan de Félix (17 min., 1985. VOFS)
Una política de la follia, redux (60 min., 2022. VOFS)

3 June
About the Album
In the exhibition gallery, Carles Guerra will be talking with Marie-Rose Ou-Rabah, Germaine Tosquelles, Jacques Tosquelles and Michel Tosquelles, the daughters and sons of Francesc Tosquelles.

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Centre de Lectura, Reus

5 and 12 May
Screening of two recent films about Francesc Tosquelles

5 May
Sonia Cantalapiedra. Saint-Alban, une révolution psychiatrique (60 min., 2016. VOFS)

12 May
Martine Deyres. Les heures hereuses (77 min., 2019. VOFS)

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Teatre Bartrina, Reus

8 June
Screening of the three films by Mario Ruspoli made at Saint-Alban
Les inconnus de la terre (36 min., 1961. VOFS)
Regard sur la folie (53 min., 1962., VOFS)
La fête prisonnière (17 min., 1962., VOFS)

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Institut Pere Mata, Reus

Round tables and screening to evoke the legacy of Dr Francesc Tosquelles

28 May
Tosquelles and his influence on the present. An international reference for institutional and new institutionalized psychotherapy
Round table with Camille Robcis, Joana Masó, Antonio Labad and Carles Guerra
Screening: La història potencial de Francesc Tosquelles, Catalunya i la por
Organized by: Mèdol-Centre d’Arts Contemporànies de Tarragona

4 June
Tosquelles and local memory. Inheritance and imprint of a revitalizing practice in mental health care institutions
Round table with José García Ibáñez, Eduardo González, Maite Pi, Antonio Labad and Enric Miró
Screening: Oblideu Tosquelles, directed by Enric Miró

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This activity is part of Francesc Tosquelles

Upcoming activities at the CCCB