From May 19 to August 29, 2021, takes place in the premises of: Les Abattoirs, Frac Occitanie Museum in Toulouse, the group exhibition named « Au-delà des apparences ».
« Au-delà des apparences » which addresses the issue of the transmission of values, ideas, customs and know-how, looks at methods that can make understanding accessible and intelligible under the eyes of African women artists.
Under the responsibility of writer and curator Missla Libsekal, the group exhibition « Au-delà des apparences » is a means of analyzing the significance of orality in the process of transmitting values, examining the role of fiction in the narration or description of facts.
This exhibition also questions the importance of the individual, who can be a data bank. It confronts us with certain almost conventional formulas that we use daily, such as « il était une fois », and questions the need to experiment with the expression « il sera une fois »?
In other words, instead of telling the past, could we project the future?
The participating artists
Coming from various countries, participants in the exhibition « Au-delà des apparences » include: multimedia and relief installation artist Meriem Bennani, poet Amira Hanafi, Tunisian Nicene Kossentini, former Fusebox Festival curator Betelhem Makonnen, Bhavisha Panchia who examines anti/postcolonial discourses, Nigerian-born visual artist Fatimah Tuggar and Emma Wolukau-Wanambwa.