[o]: The Whistled Language of La Gomera

  • Sonia Matos (Speaker)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Public lecture/debate/seminar


The researcher presented her then current research on the small island of La Gomera (Canary Islands), home to a whistled form of language. The presentation touched upon the problematics of language and its techniques of inscription. Drawing on personal ethnographic experience, the work of anthropology, linguistics, philosophy and neurology, this presentation will propose a material deconstruction of quantitative modes of aural representation and its logico-mathematical bias; further enhancing, embodied modes of thought and the role of perceptual experience in the construction of human subjectivity.
Period24 Mar 2010
Event typeOther
LocationLondon, United KingdomShow on map