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Stalking the Image: Margaret Tait and Her Legacy

Thursday 8 November
- Sunday 5 May 2019

Monday–Sunday, 10am–5pm (8pm on Thursdays)

Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA), Glasgow
Opening Thursday 8 November, 5–8pm

Stalking the Image is a celebration of the life, work and legacy of the pioneering Orcadian filmmaker, painter and poet, Margaret Tait (1918–1999). The exhibition provides an opportunity to honour Tait’s achievements in her centenary year alongside work by nine contemporary artists and filmmakers, many of whom have been inspired by Tait.

Interim Edition: The Margaret Tait Poetry Archive

Thursday 8 November
- Sunday 6 January 2019

Thursday–Saturday, 12–5pm; Sunday, 12–4pm (Closed Thursday 27 December & 3 January)

Demarco Archive Exhibitions, Summerhall, Edinburgh

This exhibition invites you to explore a selection of archival materials related to Tait’s written work.

Scottish Animation: Abstraction & Experimentation

Tuesday 20 November 2018


£4 / £2.50 (concessions)

Curated for Anim18 – a UK-wide celebration of British animation – by Ross Hogg, and marking the centenary of Orcadian filmmaker and poet Margaret Tait, this programme showcases Scottish animations that play with the form and structure of filmmaking.

Places of Work

Friday 30 November 2018


BFI Southbank, London

Places of Work features a selection of Tait’s dynamic and meditative film portraits of the infinite possibilities of our living spaces and includes an introduction from season curator Peter Todd.

Meanwhile, meanwhile…ah meanwhile: Poetic vision, time and place in the films of Margaret Tait

Monday 3 December 2018


Red Lecture Theatre, Summerhall

Free, booking via Eventbrite

An evening of films and discussion exploring the relationship between Tait’s written poetry and her work as a filmmaker, programmed to coincide with the current exhibition, Interim Edition: The Margaret Tait Poetry Archive.