Tenderpixel is hosting a group show titled M/Other Tongue at their London space, running from January 22 to February 28.
Curated by Spanish writer and curator Sabel Gavaldon, the show brings together five international artists exploring the loss of the mother tongue as a consequence of modern-day colonialism, or, as we would call it, general globalisation.
Exploring the perspectives of a handful of artists, including UK’s Anna Barham, France’s Olivier Castel, Spain’s Iñaki Garmendia, Colombia’s Mónica Restrepo, and Holland’s Katarina Zdjelar, the exhibition “wants to be a place from which to conjure up those voices that sound the most alien to us, not because they belong to another language, but because they are foreigners in their own language and so they make ours foreign to us”.
Accompanying the exhibition are a series of events, including a performative lecture by Garmendia in collaboration with Itziar Bilbao Urrutia titled ‘Gauaz parke batean (In the Park at Night…)’ on January 24, a reading by Castel followed by Skype conversation with Restrepo on January 31, a guided tour by Gavaldon on February 14, and a production reading group by Barham on February 28.
See the Tenderpixel exhibition page for details. **