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Illusion: The Magic of Motion

How do we see movement in photography? Illusion: The Magic of Motion explores the ways that photography captures motion from still photographs to cinema and beyond. The exhibition will feature historic and contemporary art that shapes how we see motion, as well as have hands-on devices such as phenakistiscopes, thaumatropes, zoetropes to demonstrate how motion can be recreated.

Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101

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Jan 18, 2020 - ongoing
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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