The BABEL BARDOTKA project has been created for the Open City and Lublin. This project focuses on the issue of language, and more specifically written and spoken language. By exposing a set of Polish words, all of foreign origin, the project invites the viewers to explore what their language is built of. We often forget that over 70% of words originate from foreign languages, and the reasons are multiple and affect all areas. On one facade of the building, BABEL BARDOTKA presents a cloud of Polish words of foreign origin: Italian, Spanish, English, French, Turkish, Persian, Serbo-Croatian, Russian, Hebrew, etc. Similarly to the title open city, the project shows that a city such as Lublin is open, dynamic, and it can be found in its past and present.

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