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Title:
Borneo Odyssey
When:
 03:00PM - 04:30PM
Where:
Penn Museum - Philadelphia
Category:
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Borneo-OdysseySaturday, September 13, 3:00 pm
FringeArts Event
Borneo Odyssey
This experimental performance is based on the 1896–1898 Penn Museum expeditions to northern Borneo made by William Furness III, Alfred Harrison, Jr., and Hiram Hiller. Items from the Penn Museum Archives collections are re-interpreted into performance featuring a talking orangutan, recounting tales of discovery and calling for audience interaction. Artists are Skowmon Hastanan, Joel Holub, Jeff Gottesfeld, Leesa Abahuni, Theodore Kersten, Karen Ostrom, Katia Berg, Toma Fichter, Marti Cormand, Eric W. Schnittke, and the Penn Museum community. Free admission.

Supported in part by the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts program of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Support also provided by PECO. This program is administered regionally by the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance. The event is co-sponsored by the Provost's Interdisciplinary Seminar Fund and the Penn Art and Culture Initiative.

Venue

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Venue:
Penn Museum
Street:
3260 South Street
ZIP:
19104
City:
Philadelphia
State:
PA
Country:
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MUSEUM LOCATION

3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 898-4000

MUSEUM HOURS

Tuesday-Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
First Wednesdays: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Monday: CLOSED

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