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.
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