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Dioramas of the Anthropocene
Start Date: 10/3/2021Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 10/3/2021End Time: 12:30 PM

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Employing the Academy’s collection of habitat displays as a platform for conversation, this event will explore artistic strategies behind the opera-performance Sun & Sea, widely celebrated as one of the most compelling artworks to address the climate crisis to date.

In a panel discussion moderated by Richard Torchia (Director of Arcadia Exhibitions at Arcadia University) in conversation with Sun & Sea curator Lucia Pietroiusti (beaming in remotely) and artists Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė, Vaiva Grainytė and Lina Lapelytė, participants will discuss the bird’s-eye view — integral to the artists’ conception of the opera-performance — as a means to picture our species’ relationship to a warming planet.

The conversation has been organized in conjunction with the presentation of the opera performance Sun & Sea, being presented as part of the Fringe Festival (September 30–October 3, 2021 | 3–8 p.m. EDT).

After the program, attendees are invited to explore the dioramas of the Academy's African and Asian halls on their own.

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People on a beach inside a building
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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