1. How much of a language is silent? What does it look like when you take the silence out? Can we use Processing code as a tool to answer these questions?

    silenc is a tangible visualization of an interpretation of silent letters within Danish, English and French.

    One of the hardest parts about language learning is pronunciation; the less phonetic the alphabet, the harder it is to correctly say the words. A common peculiarity amongst many Western languages is the silent letter. A silent letter is a letter that appears in a particular word, but does not correspond to any sound in the word’s pronunciation.

    A selection of works by Hans Christian Andersen is used as a common denominator for these “translations”. All silent letters are set in red text. When viewed with a red light filter, these letters disappear, leaving only the pronounced text.

    By Manas Karambelkar, Momo Miyazaki, Kenneth A. Robertsen
    Data Visualization 2012, Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design with Golan Levin and Marcin Ignac

    flickr.com/photos/kennethaleksander/sets/72157629659743887
    ciid.dk

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  2. An OPENSOURCE film about copyright, teenagers & internet.

    copyrightcops.org/

    Director / Writer: Julio Secchin
    Producer: Luiz Felipe 'Moe' Couto
    Cinematographer: Daniel Venosa
    Assistant Director: Rodrigo Vasconcellos
    Art Directors: Maya Dikstein & Laura Shalders
    Costume Designer: Maria Catarina Duncan
    Editor: Felipe Peres & Vincent Zoidberg, A.C.E.
    Original Titles Design: Níkolas Pereira
    Art Property Producer: Gabriel Cabral
    Art Director Assistants: Livia Travassos & Manoela Medeiros
    Original Music & Sound Design: Bernardo Uzeda
    Sound Recordist: Diogo Valentino
    1st Camera Assistant: Guilherme Rezende
    2nd Camera Assistant: Marcelo Pizzato
    Still Photographer: Gabriel Secchin
    Additional Photography & Camera Operation: João Atala, Diego Quinderé, Lourenço Monte-Mór, Gabriel Mariani, Guilherme Rezende & Marcelo Pizzato
    Special Effects: Equipe M
    Continuity: Manuelle Rosa
    Make-up Artist: Isabela Arêde
    Casting: Rodrigo Vasconcellos & Duda Gorter
    Assist. Production: Emerson Mendes, Nathalia Melo & Leonardo Batista de Brito
    Set Manager: Rafael 'Torah' Silva
    Gaffer: Danilson Souza Costa
    Additional Gaffer: Baianinho
    Best Boy Electric: Bartô

    Starring: Pedro Ramôa, Gustavo Berriel, Rafaella Buzzi & André Ramiro.
    Featuring: Marcello Biju, Guilherme Bellem, André 'Fofo' Chaves & Gabriel Frazão

    special thanks to Andre Camara

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