Universal Tongue is an artistic project by the Dutch visual artist Anouk Kruithof and is a work of cultural and educational value that does not serve any commercial purpose. The artist owns the copyright on content, design and artistic concept of artwork. Its creators and the platforms they use to display and circulate it own the copyright of the original footage online. 

Universal Tongue, as an artistic undertaking, deals in subject matter and production approach as an artistic process with the open internet and the digital sphere in a larger scope as a valuable source for introspective and anthropological values and standards of communication, content formulation and circulation, and as such appreciates this field of work as an inspiring and open mentality driven space for intellectual endeavour.

The artist abides by the Creative Commons License:

  • Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) and presents the word in the public digital domain with the following terms:

  • Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

  • NonCommercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes.

  • ShareAlike — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

  • No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

For more information on Creative Commons licensing availabilities, limitations and guidelines, please redirect here: https://creativecommons.org/

No part of this artwork as a whole may be copied, modified, distributed or made public in any way whatsoever without the prior consent of the copyright owners of the artwork and of the source material at its core. Every effort is made to ensure that the incorporated source material is presented as accurately and nuanced as befitting the subject matter. It is not on all occasions possible to trace the owners of images for their consent in partaking in this project. In such cases as the owner of source material would object to their copyrighted material be part of Universal Tongue, the owner is urged to contact the artist.

© 2018, Anouk Kruithof
© Images, the owners