motion picture projector

motion picture projector

[′mō·shən ¦pik·chər prə‚jek·tər]
(engineering)
An optical and mechanical device capable of flashing pictures taken by a motion picture camera on a viewing screen at the same frequency the action was photographed, thus producing an image that appears to move.
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Curated by Mark Godfrey and organized for the Henry by associate curator Sara Krajewski, it features three video installations with sound--Everything I Need, The Spirit and the Letter, and False Future (all 2007)--that test the collective weight of human history by means of three pivotal figures: Mary Wollstonecraft, author of A Vindication on the Rights of Women (1792); Charlotte Wolff, renowned psychologist, author and lesbian activist; and Louis Le Prince, little-known inventor of the motion picture projector.
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