SOAS University of London

Brunei Gallery, SOAS University of London

Endangered Voices


Endangered Voices

Exploring the themes of language endangerment

29 June - 23 September 2005

Endangered Voices is an exhibition exploring the themes of language endangerment. The installation features 7 boards traversing issues and instances of Language and Culture, Languages in Competition, Language and Literacy, Language and Technology, Language Revitalisation (Revitalization) and Language Documentation.


Endangered Voices is supported by the Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project

Concept and thematic development: Peter Austin, Friederike Lüpke, Robert Munro, David Nathan, Tui Prichard, Sophie Salffner
Coordinator: Robert Munro
Graphic design: Tui Prichard
Special thanks to Henrik Bergqvist, John Giacon, John Hollingworth, Serge Sagna, John Wynne
Photos and materials: Yeshes Vodgsal Acuo, Anna Ash, Peter Austin, Henrik Bergqvist, Gail Coehlo, Evá Csató, John Giacon, David Nathan, Amanda Lissarrague, Friederike Lüpke, Serge Sagna, Sophie Salffner, John Wynne

Endangered Voices is co-exhibited with Hearing Voices, a gallery installation by sound artist John Wynne addressing issues of portraiture, identity and technology in a cross-cultural context.