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The Power Of the Pentatonic Scale

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Write Stuff: Poetry by Tawona Sithole

On 27 December 2014, the Scotsman newspaper printed a collection of poetry by Tawona.  A wee excerpt is below, but you can read the full article here. Truthfully betepesu i hear the butterfly joy i enjoy listening i see the butterfly … Continue reading

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Being Human at Language Fest

Katja Frimberger reflects on Language Fest held at the CCA 18/19 Nov 2014 Last week I found myself singing songs in 36 languages with my grant colleagues and over 40 college students in the Centre for Contemporary Arts in inner-city Glasgow. … Continue reading

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Tawona Sithole – Reflections on Migration Project

The brief was to respond artistically to the theme of migration, to make an exhibition piece for a pop-up museum event.  As I have recently been thinking about words as sounds, and being now fully immersed in our Researching Multilingually … Continue reading

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Language Fest – Free Event 18 & 19 November

Taking place in the Centre for Contemporary Arts, one of the main arts venues in Glasgow’s city centre, Language Fest is a participatory arts-event which celebrates the multiple languages present in the city.  You are invited to participate in arts-workshops and … Continue reading

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Migration Museum

“Migration Museum“, commissioned by Untitled Projects Theatre Company, involved 2 commissioned artists responding to the theme of “migration through our art forms”.  In collaboration with Glasgow Museums, Rachel Thibbotumunuwe and Tawona Sithole had access to museum stores in Nitshill and picked museum … Continue reading

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Always remember the wet wipes!

Katja Frimberger reports back from the first European Researchers’ Science Night on Friday 26 September. Waves of children ecstatically rolling in paint. Little hands, feet and faces wearing satisfied grins and multicoloured paints.  “They’re water-dissolvent,” (the paints not the grins) … Continue reading

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Power of the Pentatonic Scale

We just wanted to share this little video which beautifully demonstrates language-free communication and understanding.

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Whispers – Ha Orchestra

This new music video, produced by local production company Showmanmedia in conjunction with the CATC Hub, was filmed in Glasgow University’s beautiful cloisters. It showcases HA Orchestra, the first African orchestra in Scotland. Playing instruments from various African traditions in a Scottish context, HA … Continue reading

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belong

by tawona sithole where does a raindrop belong resting in a cloud in the sky when even a cloud can become overwhelmed and burst into tears where does a raindrop belong whizzing through the atmosphere at the speed of nature … Continue reading

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