Brilliant, ambitious, and mischievous, the 19th-century San Francisco photographer Eadweard Muybridge lived the lives of a dozen men before his breakthrough photographs of running horses set the course for the development of cinema and transformed the camera into a machine of unmatched perception and persuasion.
But hiding in Muybridge’s work are clues that provoke an enduring question: Can we believe what we see in a photograph?
5p … Print viewing of CCP collection materials, CCP 2nd Floor
6p – Screening of Exposing Muybridge, CCP Auditorium
Q&A with director Marc Shaffer following the film.