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BBC Imagine - Eadweard Muybridge (updated)

Alan Yentob presents this Imagine film on the strange life and amazing achievements of one of the most enigmatic and intriguing figures in the history of photography and motion pictures. Brilliant photographer, inventor and showman Eadweard Muybridge pioneered the creation of photographic techniques that prefigured modern cinema and the digital age.

We expect Kingston to feature heavily in this documentary, with the town centre, the river, Muybridge’s birthplace, the… Continue

Posted on November 30, 2010 at 11:00 — 3 Comments

Muybridge in Kingston Exhibitions

This autumn sees the launch of two brand new Muybridge in Kingston exhibitions, staged in Eadweard Muybridge’s hometown of Kingston upon Thames, running in parallel with a major Tate Britain retrospective on Muybridge’s pioneering work.

Muybridge Revolutions (18 Sept- 12 Feb 2011) opens almost exactly a century after the first ever Eadweard Muybridge exhibition at Kingston Museum. Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and other partners, this exhibition focuses on Muybridge’s unique… Continue

Posted on September 12, 2010 at 10:00

Free Symposium

Eadweard Muybridge - Re-presenting History in the Digital Age

Hosted by the BFI (NFT2)

Friday 21st May 2010

2 - 5.30pm

A symposium marking the culmination of a 6 month Arts and Humanities Research Council project, between Kingston University and Kingston Museum in South West London. The symposium celebrates the launch of an innovative on-line resource which draws together information on collections of Muybridge's work world-wide for the first… Continue

Posted on May 3, 2010 at 14:02

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At 11:49 on May 4, 2010, Stephen Herbert said…
Yeah right - bakelite hairpiece and Harry Hill collar. Couldn't risk scaring the webosphere with a current photo.

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