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How many languages can a sculpture speak? Cildo Mereiles’s Babel, 2001, explores an ancient myth about the origin of language. Watch Tariq from Tate Collective Producers presents his perspective on this towering artwork, then check out our collection pages to find out more.

Babel is currently on display at Tate Modern in Media Networks.

Our Tate Collective Producers are a team of 15-25 year olds based in London, Liverpool and St Ives who program and run lots of the free events, workshops and talks on offer to Tate Collective.