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Common Tongue

Text-to-bird speech synthesiser and translator

First presented as part of solo exhibition, Outside Inn, at Goolugatup Heathcote Gallery (Boorloo, WA) August 2023

This work was designed and built during a residency

supported and funded by Arts Tasmania.

“… when animals speak to each other, these sounds are manifest

and significant to them, though they are not known to all of us.”

- Porphyry, 270 AD


Type text into the top left box, then click the Speak button to hear this text 'translated' into a dialect of the Common Myna.


Click the "?" Information button for information about how this device was built.

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