The Art of Inventing Languages
  • Jill Craigie Cinema

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One of the world’s most famous language creators, David J Peterson, created the Dothraki language, for HBO’s fantasy series Game of Thrones and a language for the Walt Disney film Thor: The Dark World. This talk will introduce what is involved in the creation of an authentic, naturalistic language such as Dothraki and the language created for Eduardo R. Miranda’s vocal composition Vōv.

Listen to the Vōv language.

Date: Friday 24 February
Time: 20:00
Venue: Jill Craigie Cinema, Roland Levinksy Building, Plymouth University
Ticket information:
Free admission, booking advised

Part of the Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival including:

Peninsula Arts Sinfonietta and Singers: Festival Gala Concert

A Buddha of Superposition or ‘an Entangled Voice’: Film and research performance

The Voice of the Sea: Research performance

Voices Without Borders: Research performance

Come Together: The Sonfication of Lennon and McCartney: Research performance

Silicon Voices: Research performance

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