Live Art

Thursday, May 26, 2011
Muybridge in Three Movements Muybridge in Three Movements

Date + Time

Thursday, May 26, 2011
7:00 p.m.


Phyllis Wattis Theater


Mark Wilson, Motion Studies, 1995, 4 min., 16mm
Hollis Frampton, INGENIVM NOBIS IPSA PVELLA FECIT, 1974, 15 min. excerpt, 16mm
Ken Jacobs, Le Prince: Leeds Bridge 1888, 2005, 6 min., video
Bruce Conner, BREAKAWAY, 1966, 5 min., 16mm

In conjunction with the exhibition Helios: Eadweard Muybridge in a Time of Change, we present an evening of Muybridge-inspired dance choreographed and directed by Catherine Galasso; Muybridge-inspired short films chosen by San Francisco Cinematheque's Steve Polta; and a Muybridge-driven conversation on cinematic space and time led by author Rebecca Solnit.


Catherine Galasso, choreographer/director
Steve Polta, artistic director/archivist, San Francisco Cinematheque
Rebecca Solnit, author

Admission + Ticketing

$10 general; $7 SFMOMA and San Francisco Cinematheque members, students, seniors (does not include museum admission).

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Image: Bruce Conner, BREAKAWAY (stills), 1966; Collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase, 2009.138; © Conner Family Trust, San Francisco