Opening Reception: Chris Marker: Guillaume-en-Égypte

October 17, 2013, 5:30PM

20 Ames Street Building E15
Cambridge, MA 02139

Join us for the opening reception of Chris Marker: Guillaume-en-Égypte, a survey exhibition of the work of renowned filmmaker and artist Chris Marker (1921-2012). The exhibition is presented concurrently at the MIT List Visual Arts Center (October 18, 2013-January 5, 2014) and the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University (October 18, 2013-December 22, 2013), and is accompanied by a retrospective at the Harvard Film Archive (October 17-December 9, 2013). Chris Marker: Guillaume-en-Égypte is the first comprehensive presentation of Marker’s pioneering work in text, photography, film, video, and digital media, reflecting his role as a chronicler of the second half of the 20th century through its images.  

The opening reception Thursday, October 17 will begin at the MIT List Visual Arts Center from 5:30-7:30 pm, with a film screening/talk at 6:00 pm by exhibition curator João Ribas.  The reception for the exhibition will continue at the Carpenter Center from 6:30-8:00 pm, with a screening of La jetée at 7:30 pm, introduced by Haden Guest, director of the Harvard Film Archive and curator João Ribas.

This event is FREE and open to the general public.  All are welcome.

For more information, contact:

Mark Linga
[617] 452-3586