Kingston Museums Muybridge Revolutions Exhibition
By Clare1960 | Wednesday, September 08, 2010, 11:24
Kingston Museum will be
A photo by Eadweard Muybridge
showing an exhibition of Eadweard Muybridge's work done using his
projection device the 'Zoopraxiscope' from 18 September 2010.
Eadweard Muybridge, born
in Kingston, was one of the pioneers of photography. He did important
work on human and animal locomotion. His Zoopraxiscope was one of the
first machines ever capable of capturing moving images, and Kingston
Museum has about 70 discs of his work. He emigrated to the US in the
1850s where he did a lot of his work.
exhibition Muybridge Revolutions runs until 12 February
Kingston upon Thames KT1 2PS
The museum is open
daily 10am-5pm, except Wednesday and Sunday. Admission is free.
There is also an exhibition of his work at the
Tate Britain from 8 September 2010 to 16 January 2011.