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Mother Tongue

is a research-led, independent curatorial practice working locally and internationally, formed in 2009, by Tiffany Boyle and Jessica Carden based out of Glasgow, UK.

What Sound Does The Blk Atlantic Make?—on translation in the work of artist Alberta Whittle

Whittle’s filmwork was filmed in part within the North British Rubber Company archives, surrounded by documents and objects relating to their former Edinburgh factory site, singing the mournful lyrics of African-American blues, jazz, and folk singer Odetta Holmes’s song “Deep Blue Sea.”

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The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2020

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