Vancouver Art Gallery Looks Anew at New Media by Three Remarkable Artists


VANCOUVER, BC.- Although living in different places and moments in time, three remarkable artists — Jim Campbell, Chris Marker and Eadweard Muybridge – are joined by their passion for exploring complex ideas through the new media of their eras. Opening on April 2nd, Walking + Falling: Jim Campbell, Chris Marker and Eadweard Muybridge presents explorations of the concepts of movement, time and memory. In juxtaposing the work of these artists, the exhibition gives viewers the opportunity to reflect on the evolution of photo-based contemporary art and the very idea of ‘new’ media. Each of the artists in Walking + Falling is a revolutionary in his own medium, in his own time. Considered a pioneer of digital art, Jim Campbell (b. 1956) is a contemporary artist based in San Francisco . Trained in engineering and mathematics