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In Another Tongue – At The Talbot Rice Gallery

Thursday 3 March, 6.30pm

Images: Angelica Mesiti ; Musicians in Exile, The Grand Ole Opry, Glasgow, 2019. Photo: Brian Hartley ; Angelica Mesiti, In the Round, exhibition catalogue.

In Another Tongue is a creative response to Angelica Mesiti’s exhibition In the Round. The event takes its lead from the exhibition’s celebration of different forms of communication: thinking across divides, borders, cultures, languages and even species. In the spirit of Mesiti’s exhibition, music will provide a means of extending voices, thoughts and information. Short talks and provocations by academics from across the University of Edinburgh will be interspersed with musical reflections by Musicians in Exile – a group of asylum-seeking and refugee musicians living in Glasgow. From evolutionary science, political ecologies, migration studies, translation, anthropology and music, In Another Tongue will be an expansive, thought-provoking evening, exploring the limits of what it means to communicate.  

Admission Free

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Catalogue Launch

A beautiful book showcasing the works in In the Round, published in partnership with Edinburgh University Press, will be launched at this event and is available to order now HERE. A sumptuous account of an artist and exhibition, it contains newly commissioned essays and conversations by the artist, leading cultural commentators, academics and curator: Emily Doolittle, Tessa Giblin, Jennifer Higgie, Angelica Mesiti, Mihaela Mihai.

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Thank you BB

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