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Francesc Tosquelles at MNCARS

Alternative therapy

News  Exhibition 

Francesc Tosquelles at MNCARS

Alternative therapy

01/11/2022


In its desire to document stories on the margins of official history, rescuing them from oblivion, the Reina Sofía Museum brings to light the biography of the psychiatrist from the Catalonian city of Reus, Francesc Tosquelles, one of the fathers of institutional psychotherapy, a reform movement that sought a radical restructuring of mental health centers so that patients would have a part in running them. Until 27 March we can follow his footsteps through Republican Spain and the France of his exile, where he worked in a hospital in the region of Occitanie, the same facility where figures like Éluard, Tzara, Artaud, Dubuffet, and Lacan spent time and left a deep mark on him...[+]


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