Margaret Tait: film/poems


Event Details

Saturday 23 June
- Saturday 8 September 2018

Tuesday–Saturday, 10.30am–5pm

Pier Arts Centre, Stromness

Celebrating the work of pioneering Orcadian artist, filmmaker and poet Margaret Tait (1918-99), film/poems opens on Saturday 23 June.

The exhibition presents screenings of a number of Tait’s key films including Colour Poems, A Portrait of Ga, Calypso and Happy Bees as well as a selection of rarely seen paintings, notes and archive material.  film/poems highlights Tait’s unique place in the history of modern art and filmmaking in the 20th century and underlines the impact her work has had on younger artists and filmmakers.