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Slanguages is exploring the creative way artists employ and take inspiration from languages such as Pidgin, Patois and urban sign languages. The exhibition, curated by our Languages in the Creative Economy Strand in collaboration with Punch Records, features the work, archives and ephemera related to the work of three Birmingham-based artists who use different languages in their musical and artistic work.

The first exhibition took place in Oxford in 2017 and will be touring the UK in 2018. Sign up to our newsletter, or follow us on Twitter or Facebook, to hear where and when Slanguages will next be exhibited.

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Blog posts & Press:

My Mother is Crying: a multilingual poem

Slanguages: how artists are getting creative with languages

Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce: ‘Slanguages’ exhibition explores power of expression

Culture Calling: ‘Slanguages’ Exhibition at The Buttery

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