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Planet Word Announces Speaking Willow, an interactive installation by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer.

March 15, 2019 (Washington, D.C.) — Today, Planet Word announced a new commission by contemporary artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer titled Speaking Willow. The interactive sound and light sculpture will utilize innovative speaker array technology to create a polyphonic echo of the world’s languages, engaging visitors and welcoming them to the museum at the entrance to the Franklin School building.

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See additional coverage in the Washington Post.

 

 
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Planet word breaks ground at historic franklin school in Washington, D.c.

June 4, 2018 (Washington, D.C.) — Planet Word, a revolutionary museum dedicated to the power and fun of language and how words shape the human experience, broke ground today on its future home: the historic Franklin School building in Washington, D.C.

 

 

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