'Multilingual Swansea Snaps' - send in yours now!

Swansea has a rich variety of language communities, dialects, accents, alphabets and scripts ... how much of this can be captured in a photograph?

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Multilingual Swansea SnapsImage:  Amir A Nejad 2017 / PEN International

As part of the 2017 Being Human UK Festival of the Humanities, Swansea University’s Research Institute for Arts and Humanities (RIAH) invites you to submit a photograph that you think represents Swansea’s multilingual culture ... be as figurative or abstract as you like!

Please share your photograph with us and it will be featured as part of a digital display during our ‘Multilingual Swansea - a celebration!’ event - a family friendly evening of photography, poetry and music - to be held at the Volcano Theatre, Swansea on 24 November, 7.30 pm-9.30 pm. The winners will be announced on the night. This is a free public event, and all entrants will be invited to join us.

How to enter:

1. Email your photograph to: h.baldwin@swansea.ac.uk (digital copies only).

2. Please supply the highest resolution image that you have - jpeg format only.

3. Include the title ‘Multilingual Swansea Snaps’ as the subject title.

4. Include your full name, contact email and daytime telephone number.

5. By submitting your photograph you certify that you have read and agreed with the following rules for submission:

  • You must submit your own image.
  • Please ensure that anyone appearing in your submission has given permission for their image to be used. 
  • The copyright of each work remains with the entrant, but the Research Institute for Arts and Humanities, reserve the right to reproduce any of the works, in any promotional materials, websites and social media relating to Swansea University, Being Human and Multilingual Swansea Snaps and to use the entries for future exhibitions and display.

Submit your entry now! - deadline extended to Monday 9 October 2017

OWRIThis event, in partnership with Volcano Theatre, is part of ‘Cross-Language Dynamics – Reshaping Community’, a four-year (2016-2020) programme, one of four within the Open World Research Initiative of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (OWRI).


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