Be part of highlighting the rich diversity of languages that make up the MCA, and listen to voice recordings of Being Tiwi artists & MCA Staff in their mother language. Drop into the seminar room on level 2 on United Nations Mother Language Day to listen to the diversity of the MCA voices!
The United Nations Mother Language Day is a celebration of the worlds languages and is held every year on the 21 February. As a major cultural space dedicated to exhibiting the work of artists from diverse backgrounds the MCA acknowledges the importance of this day.
Sun 21 Feb, 10am – 5pm
Free, Drop in
Seminar Room, Level 2
From the languages of this countries first peoples Kamilaroi and Tiwi to French, Hindi and Thai, the MCA is proud to share with visitors the variety of more than 20 languages of our staff and exhibiting artists.
Image: Grayson Perry, Map of Truths and Beliefs, 2011, acryl, wool and cotton tapestry, edition of 7 plus 2 AP, installation view, Grayson Perry: My Pretty Little Art Career, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, 2015, published by Paragon Press, collection of the Art Gallery of NSW, purchased 2014, image courtesy the Artist and Victoria Miro, London © Grayson Perry, photograph: Anna Kucera