Conversations at the Edge

Poems and Portraits
Thursday, September 27, 6:00 p.m.
Margaret Tait, A Portrait of Ga, 1952

Margaret Tait, still from Portrait of Ga, 1952. Image courtesy of LUX

From 1950 through the late 1990s, Scottish film-poet Margaret Tait crafted an exquisite body of work that combined portraiture, music, ethnography, and animation. This program features her most celebrated midcentury films, some screening for the first time in Chicago. 

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Organized by the Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation in collaboration with the Gene Siskel Film Center and the Video Data BankConversations at the Edge is a dynamic weekly series of screenings, performances, and talks by groundbreaking media artists.