Despojos da Torre de Babel ALEXANDRA COUTO [PT], PAULO PIMENTA [PT]
INTERACTIVE INSTALLATION (ONLINE BILINGUAL CONTENT)
3 OR OLDER| IMAGINARIUS CREATION
QUINTA DO CASTELO
09 AND 10 SEPTEMBER | 2PM > 8PM
11 AND 12 SEPTEMBER | 10AM > 8PM
Guarding against floods, the Tower of Babel rose until it almost touched Heaven. God then created the various languages, preventing understanding between builders and stopping the boldness of architecture. Millennia later, this dispute still echoes in the linguistic diversity of today’s world.
It is true that science and technology help global communication, but intercultural dialogue also involves empathy, intuition…
As today so many citizens from other countries live in the vast territory of Santa Maria da Feira, how does Language influence their lives?
How did they adapt to Portugal?
What do we learn from the languages they brought us?