How does one paint language? It was a challenge that abstract artist José Parlá gladly accepted when he was commissioned to create a mural at North Carolina State University. Parlá describes the mural as a “written painting for and about the nature of language.” In the featured video, follow Parlá as he creates the “Nature of Language” and explains his artistic process from conception to execution and reveals that his painting for the library is not meant to be a silent work of art.