Languitecture is a project by Nadine Hattom, Joe Hornby, Marco Pando, Lisa Premke, Rawan Serhan and Eduardo Suarez; a year-long process to explore interconnections of the four mother-tongues Spanish, Arabic, English and German. Each work is within a circle of iteration, passed on by the other artists.
Flat Mountain, High Mountain, 2017
Drawing on paper1: 48x77cm; Animation1: 00:10min; Drawing on paper2: 48x77cm; Animation2: 00:08min
Do original names of places correlate to their physical presence, e.g a mountain size/shape correlates to what it would sound like if it could speak? A place is being named, trying to attribute all the qualities phonetically and when the landscape changes or the word travels, it becomes much more of a word-object and looses the phonetic connection to the place.
5 thread drawings on newspaper, various sizes; 1 animation with sound, 2:02min
The thread drawings visualize frequency changes of sound waves when they bounce off one or two surfaces and relate it to how a sentence changes meaning when playing the telephone game.
Threads on canvas, Motor, Sound
WWhHHATT WOOULD GGOOOD DOO?? (morse), 2017
Metal rods, Motor, drum skin (round), sound; drawing: Metal rods woven into paper (morse code)