Our Language

Alter Boy, Fayen d’Evie, Nastaran Ghadiri, Josh Ophel & Zou Mat Je

Our Language DADAA FREE
  • Australia
Sat 5 Feb – Sat 9 Apr at DADAA, FREE

Presented in association with DADAA

What languages do you speak? Do you speak the language of your parents? Your grandparents? Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o says in his book Decolonising the Mind that language is both a means of communication and a carrier of culture. When learning a language, we learn much more than words. Besides being verbal, language can be made up of symbols, non-verbal sounds and actions.

The artists in this exhibition navigate between languages with empathy and creativity exploring what language can tell us about ourselves and our environment.

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Time & Location

Sat 5 Feb – Sat 9 Apr

DADAA, 92 Adelaide Street, Fremantle / Walyalup


Free Event

Gallery Opening Times

Tue – Sat 10am – 4pm

Exhibition Opening
Fri 4 Feb 6pm

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Thank You


  • Fayen d’Evie with Anna Seymour, Vincent Chan & Trent Walter, Essays in gestural poetics {;;} “Care is a cognate to grief” (detail), 2021, screenprint and tactual UV prints

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