language

Emojis

Emojis Bridged the Language Barrier Between Me and My Father

They're doing the same for many in households that speak multiple languages.
Arimeta Diop
8.16.18
Comics!

'A Little Help and Imagination,' Today's Comics by Benny Montero

No matter how offensive or odd, all friends have their own language.
Benny Montero
7.30.18
language

Why You Should Swear Less

Give offensive words their power back and it might just save humanity, says Dr. Emma Byrne.
Alex Briand
11.2.17
Culture

When You Are a Second-Gen Kid, It's Easy to Lose Your Family's Culture

I grew up in Canada, but it was only when I visited my family’s homeland that I realized I was missing out.
Moses Monterroza
7.12.17
Illustration

Make an MC of Your Kid With This Illustrated Rap Alphabet Book

Andrew Morgan draws Biggie Smalls, Tupac Shakur, and Kanye West as adorable, blunt-smoking letters of the alphabet.
Andrew Nunes
7.12.17
Film

'Okja' Proves That We're Doomed if We Don't Understand One Another

Bong Joon-ho's Netflix spectacle depicts the difficulty and sacredness of translation.
Karen Han
6.29.17
audiovisual art

A Hacked Typewriter Becomes a Strange Musical Instrument in this Dark Video

In a darkly still art performance, a vintage typewriter finds its voice examining the connection between thought and language.
Diana Shi
4.22.17
fonts

An Australian Type Designer Created a Kaleidoscopic Alphabet for the Year 3000

Australian type designer Barry Spencer creates mind-bending geometric art using letters.
J.H. Fearless
4.5.17
Emojis

69 New Emojis Announced, Including Breastfeeding Woman, Woman with Headscarf, and Steak

New symbols are coming to Emoji 5.0, including vampires, zombies, merpeople, and bearded men.
Beckett Mufson
3.27.17
Internet

Experience Enron's Everyday Evil with a 500,000+ Email Experiment

One of the most notorious corporate scandals in American history comes to your inbox in Tega Brain and Sam Lavigne's project, 'The Good Life.'
Azura Wannmann
1.4.17
Art

Poetic Textiles Tell a History Woven by Women

Francesca Capone looks at textiles as a poetic language that tells a version of history from a female perspective.
Andrew Salomone
11.26.16
Art

Communicating Through Art in a Post-Language Era

Aerosyn-Lex Mestrovic is fighting the speed of culture with art that requires patience.
Lars Bengston
11.19.16