Houston, Texas

Antena

Houston, Texas

Antena is a Language Justice and language experimentation collaborative that focuses on writing, art- and book-making, translating, and interpreting language. Language Justice refers to the idea that language is used democratically where each person is free to speak in the language(s) in which they feel most comfortable. Antena is committed to creating spaces in which all languages are valued and accepted and seeks not to repeat pre-established structures or formats in their work, continually re-thinking their methods, media and strategies. Their work encourages listening beyond the boundaries of what is already known and celebrates a vast multiplicity of languages and modes of expression. Antena’s projects manifest in a wide range of fields and modes including: language justice organizing, translation and writing projects, installations in public space and in conjunction with institutions, curatorial endeavors, experiments with performance, facilitation of workshops, lectures and public conversations, bilingual programming, and DIY bookmaking through Libros Antena Books imprint. 

Images from AntenaMóvil, a Mexican cargo trike converted into a bookmobile. Photo: Antena