A Tinguian Tale: Aponibolinayen and the Sun

Event number: 2925
Event date(s): Start: 14 May 2015 — End: 15 May 2015
Description: The Digital Co-Curation Team presents objects from the Philippines Anthropology collections for Members' Night 2015. Objects were chosen based upon the material items referred to in the traditional Tinguian folktale "Aponibolinayen and the Sun", as recorded by Mabel Cole. Artist Trisha Martin displayed illustrations of scenes from the folktale, using the Tinguian collections for reference of material culture, according to her perspective. The presentation also included a brief summary of the folktale's story.
Type of event: Special Event
Event organisers:
  • Digital Co-curation Team
  • Cassie Pontone : Field Museum of Natural History
  • Oscar Docto : Field Museum of Natural History
  • Mikayla Delson : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology Department - Collections Management
  • Liz Fraccaro : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology Department
  • Joseph P. Furbeck : Field Museum of Natural History
  • Jamie Lewis : Field Museum of Natural History
  • Dustin Weddle : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology Department - Collections Management
  • Trisha O. Martín : Field Museum of Natural History
  • James Zimmer-Dauphinee : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology Department
  • Alpha Sadcopen : Field Museum of Natural History
Departments:
  • Anthropology

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