Signs for WALL

Meaning: one of the sides of a room or building.


Related signs: ROOM, WALLPAPER, FOURTH WALL STONEWALL.

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Wall Poems in the Netherlands
Photo by Deaf Museums Project, FB

Wall Poems (also known as "Muurgedichten" in Dutch) is a project in which more than 110 poems in many different languages were painted on the exterior walls of the buildings in Leiden, The Netherlands.

One of the poems included the poem "Polder" in the Netherlands Sign Language (SLN) by Wim Emmerik (1940-2015), a famous Deaf poet in the Netherlands.

What this stands out is that while all other poems are written on the wall, this poem in sign language is shown on a large monitor behind the glass wall. Ref

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