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Performances

Curiosities

November 18, 2010–November 21, 2010
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Ave S – Minneapolis

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image by Carolyn Lee Anderson, design by Katie Hayes

CURIOSITIES

Written by Heid E. Erdrich
Directed by Dipankar Mukherjee

Performance Runs:
Thursday, November 18 || 7:30pm
Friday, November 19 || 10am and 7:30pm
Saturday, November 20 || 2pm and 7:30pm
Sunday, November 21 || 4:00pm

Featuring Heidi Berg, Marisa Carr, Andrea Fairbanks, Devery Fairbanks, Garry Geiken, Armando Gutierrez G., Valley Hintzen, R. Vincent Moniz, Jr., Stuart Perkins, Landon Randolph, Margaret Powe, and Sophia Sarenpa.

Lighting Design by Mike Wangen
Costume Design by Carolann Wither
Traditional Costume Consulting by Ona Knoxsah
Video/Media by Pallas Erdrich

Curiosities moves between centuries to reveal how much contemporary American Indian identity is determined by history from the 1800’s. The performance features dance, visual art, Ojibwe Hymn singing, contemporary and traditional American Indian music, and media to show how much the images of nearly 200 years ago haunt us today. This work is in honor of the Ojibwe men and women who died in Europe while traveling as “curiosities” on display and for American Indian artists and intellectuals who struggle with “performing Indian,” still today.

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Curiosities is part of Pangea World Theater’s Indigenous Voices Series, co-presented with Intermedia Arts and Intermedia Arts’ Catalyst Series.

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Heid E. Erdrich is the winner of the 2009 Minnesota Book Award and has authored three books of poetry: Fishing for Myth, New Rivers Press; The Mother’s Tongue, Salt Publishing; National Monuments, Michigan State University Press.  She also co-edited Sister Nations: Native American Women on Community from Minnesota Historical Society Press. A member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Ojibway, Heid grew up in Wahpeton, North Dakota.  Since 2007, Heid has served as Curator and Director for All My Relations Arts a contemporary American Indian fines arts intiative of the Native American Community Development Institute. Curiosities, first workshopped by Pangea in 2005, is her first play.

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