Exhibition until November 14th 2021 at the Malmaison art center, 47 La Croisette, 06400 Cannes, daily open (10am - 7pm), phone : 04.97.06.45.21
The Barthélémy Toguo commited and pluricultural art work is build on a perpetual go between the beauty he loves and the communoty he belongs like Albert Camus said in his famous Nobel prize speach in 1957. Touched by the international breaking news he gives a huge part to forgotten people. Inside the rooms of the art center Barthélémy Toguo show us the different fawcets of his talent towards several mediums. The pastel first underlines portraits. The watercolor interrogates destinies and also celebrates life. The scultpture holds a political speech with a tribute to Black Lives Matter or questions about the way for finding a safe palce in western countries. The installations in the middle of the exhibition send back to food and the potent part playing by it in under develop countries. The exhibition ends by a memory about the genocide in Rwanda towards post cards written by young women born after that bloody killings where they speak about their own dreams.