An eight-part Radio Art composition by Sarah Washington exploring the roots of language and the tower of Babel. The spoken text used as the basis for these pieces is the biblical story of The Tower of Babel from Genesis 11:1-9.

The series attempts to break down our understanding of language and challenge our relationship to meaning. The languages referenced include an array of tongues from Ancient Hebrew to Mandarin. Each episode is 3 minutes in length including a short introduction.

Hearing In Tongues: Episode 1

Hearing In Tongues: Episode 2

Hearing In Tongues: Episode 3

Hearing In Tongues: Episode 4

Hearing In Tongues: Episode 5

Hearing In Tongues: Episode 6

Hearing In Tongues: Episode 7

Hearing In Tongues: Episode 8