• Chris Marker, Untitled #188, 2008–10, C-print, 13 1/4 x 16 1/2". From the series “Passengers,” 2008–10. MIT List Visual Arts Center.

    Chris Marker

    MIT List Visual Arts Center/Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts

    Years before Chris Marker made his first film, he actively pursued still photography, and he spent much of his subsequent six-decade career engaged with a wide variety of media. Marker enthusiastically embraced analog-video synthesis in the 1970s and began experimenting with digitally altering images in the 1980s. In the last decades of his life, he published his work on CD-ROM, Flickr, and YouTube and built a museum in the virtual world Second Life dedicated to his oeuvre and influences. Split between the galleries at MIT and Harvard, the ambitious exhibition “Guillaume-en-Égypte”—which

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