40 Years of Stop Motion at RIT

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“40 Years in Motion: Stop Motion at RIT” is an exhibition celebrating the rich history of stop motion work created by School of Film and Animation students. 

On view from Feb. 1-25 in William Harris Gallery, it features archival and current films, puppets and props from the last 40-plus years that have shaped the history of stop motion at RIT. “40 Years in Motion” is a showcase of the earliest work of notable alumni who have contributed significant work to the stop motion industry, set alongside the artistry of current students and recent graduates. 

An opening is scheduled for 6-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, in William Harris Gallery. (Gannett Hall, third floor).

Senior Lecturer Christine Banna and film and animation student Saige Kanik morphed into School of Film and Animation historians as they created and organized the exhibition in collaboration with Gallery Director John Aasp, School of Film and Animation Director Shanti Thakur, and other peers and alumni.

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When and Where
February 02, 2024
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Room/Location: William Harris Gallery (third floor)

Open to the Public

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