Mother's Tongue is a project to investigate the effect of not speaking one's mother tongue.
It focuses especially and specifically on experimental live artists living and working in a culture other than their own.

The program, held in Helsinki from 13th to 19th of October 2014, includes:
* Five days experimental live art festival on the theme of a lack of mother tongue.
* Two days conference about performance art, verbal language and creativity.
* Throughout the whole festival, anthropological research about the correlation between a lack of mother tongue and artistic work.