Cildo Meireles – A Tower That Could Reach the Heavens | Fresh Perspectives | Tate Collective

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 London presents his perspective on this towering artwork.

Tate Collective London run free event for young people aged 15–25 to experiment, create and innovate through art and ideas at Tate Modern and Tate Britain, and is a part of Circuit, led by Tate and funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

‘Babel’ is currently on display at Tate Modern:

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