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A Blemished Code plus live sets by Stevie Jones & Anne-Marie Copestake

Thursday 24 May, 18.00

We present a special expanded screening and live sets around Glasgow-based artist Anne-Marie Copestake’s new film, with the artist and musician Stevie Jones (Sound of Yell, Alasdair Roberts & Friends, Arab Strap).

A poetic study of the life and work of artist Margaret Benyon, pioneer in the artistic use of holography. Giving voice to the unsung legacy of a pioneering woman artist, 

'A Blemished Code' is an impassioned meditation on the representation of female artists, the balancing of creative and domestic life, and the inherent tensions of being a woman working with new technology. The inner life of the subject is represented throughout by a brilliant musical score featuring sung script and compositions by Stevie Jones, Mai Mai and Leigh Ferguson.' (Benjamin Cook, London Film Festival)

Tickets: £6/£4 concessions

About the Artist

Anne-Marie Copestake lives and works in Glasgow, and studied MA Fine Art at Glasgow School of Art (1995-1997) and at the Stadelschule, Frankfurt-am-Main in 2000. Her work encompasses text, sculpture, film and video, and she has produced several bookworks her most recent publication is ‘Joy Boy’, print and text edition, published with Aye Aye Books, Glasgow (2008). She is a member of the band Muscles of Joy and Poster Club, a group of seven Glasgow-based artists who work collaboratively.


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