For some twenty years Claudius of Cap Blanc, using materials and supplies left in stock in a vast 1500m² building, worked on the construction of hundreds of surrealist and poetic machines, creating far-fetched finds in the company of inventors... totally invented but who crossed "official" history and, revisiting prehistory and anthropology, imagined myths that were truer than life.
This site has become his living and creative space, which he calls "the Affabuloscope". -
In 2017, the artist met Michel Malbec, an art lover who fell in admiration of this work and bought the entire collection and then the building from him.
After 9 months of work carried out by this enthusiast with the help and complicity of a person he knows well - Fred Noiret, creator of the famous Eqart gallery in Marciac which he directed for more than 15 years - to lead this titanic project of setting to the standards. New spaces, a new scenography, a temporary showroom are born.
The Affabuloscope changes its look and becomes the Affabuloscope Museum! Still as big, as rich, and as surprising as ever...
Since the 2020 season, the Affabuloscope's reception has become more feminine and is provided by 2 "drôles' de dame", Bérengère Gianati and Paule Dossi, whom you can contact for any inquiries.
To inquire about days and hours of operation
09290 Le Mas d'Azil
06 66 04 35 30
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