Thursday 31st July 2014


 

26 exchanges

The Literary Platform Twitter Feed Tweet This

26 exchanges

Various

installation   

Features: 13 animations.

Production credits: AllofUs / Pentagram / International PEN / 26 / Unesco / Merlin Nation

Launch date: September 2009

www.26.org.uk

26 Exchanges: Journeys Between and Behind the Lines of Language is an installation exploring the boundaries of language and translation through typography,  and was launched as part of the London Design Festival in September 2009.

AllofUs, Pentagram, International PEN, 26 and UNESCO worked in collaboration with texts from all around the globe, written by members of 26 and PEN who were paired up to investigate the idea of langauge and journey in translation.

The texts were creatively interpreted bringing the lines of language to life in an exhibition environment. The installation included thirteen animations. These animations were not just visual and typographic representations of the texts themselves, but also took inspiration from the origin, the accent and the phrasing of the spoken word.

Free

www.26.org.uk

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

 

Leave a Reply


XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Showcase

  • The Literary Platform RSS feed The Literary Platform Facebook Fan Page The Literary Platform Twitter Feed The Literary Platform LinkedIn Profile The Literary Platform Google Plus account Contact The Literary Platform by email

Welcome!

The Literary Platform magazine covers current thinking about books and technology and innovative projects that blend the two. TLP Collective also works across both sectors to deliver interesting digital projects - visit www.tlpcollective.com

  • Read about the Literary Platform here »
  • Contact the Literary Platform here »

Join our mailing list for regular updates:


 

News

Resonance 104.4fm Announces A Major Commitment To Books Coverage

Tony White, author and chair of the board of directors ofResonance104.4fm, London’s award-winning arts radio station, today confirmed a sustained commitment to regular books programming across the Resonance104.4fm schedules, in advance of Resonance’s special live broadcast of Jerwood Fiction Uncovered FM on 13 July.

Chris Meade presents A Night of Nearly

Chris Meade presents an hour long show that forms part of ‘What Didn’t Quite’, a transmedianovel-in-progress, with songs composed by more »

Entertainment on the Move: Innovation Contest

IC tomorrow has £100k in funding for innovation in entertainment on the move across music, books, magazines and interactive entertainment and games.