Talk: On Designing Languages For Would-Be Worlds
  • Jill Craigie Cinema, Roland Levinsky Building

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Contemporary Music Festival 2019: Launch and Talk

David J. Peterson is the one of the world’s most famous language creators. He has invented languages for various films and TV programmes. David created a language for Walt Disney film Thor: The Dark World, and is the creator of the Dothraki language for HBO’s fantasy series Game of Thrones

He invented the language Vōv, used in Eduardo R. Miranda's opera Lampedusa and also wrote the libretto. In this talk David reveals how he creates authentic, naturalistic languages. He will also introduce Vōv and Lampedusa's libretto.

Date: Friday 22 February
Time: 19:00–20:30
Venue: Jill Craigie Cinema
Free admission, booking advised.

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