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When the show comes down at Stills Gallery, Edinburgh this Sunday some of the works will be travelling north. If you show up at Northlight Gallery, Stromness, Orkney you can see The days never seem the same.

The days never seem the same
Northlight Gallery, Stromness

The days never seem the same brings together the work of Gunnie Moberg (1941-2007) and Margaret Tait (1918-99). Moberg worked primarily with photography and Tait became an influential filmmaker, poet and writer. Both artists connected with the places, people and landscapes of Orkney in their work. The exhibition presents a small selection of work from an exhibition held at Stills, Edinburgh (27 July – 28 October 2018).

As part of the exhibition, Looking In, Looking Out will feature a selection of Tait’s silent films displayed in the gallery’s window, 6–7pm on selected dates.
The exhibition coincides with Film Focus Festival, taking place across Orkney, 1–24 November.

This presentation is part of a wider series of screenings and events marking the centenary of Tait’s birth, coordinated by LUX Scotland, the University of Stirling, and the Pier Arts Centre.

For this exhibition, are particularly grateful for the support of Orkney Library and Archive for the loan of materials from Tait’s and Moberg’s archive, as well as the families of Gunnie Moberg and Margaret Tait.

The new set of Gunnie Moberg double exposure prints on display as part of the exhibition were made for the exhibition at Stills with support from Highland Park.

For more information on the Tait and the events around her centenary please visit







Margaret Tait portrait by Gunnie Moberg


LILO text for web





2 thoughts on “Show down Show up

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