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Altered Threads

Tamlin Blake
Altered Threads, 2011. Newspaper .

'Altered Yarns'

Tamlin Blake at Spier Wine Estate

Tamlin Blake is known for her ongoing pursuit to annul the boundaries between illustration, craft and art. Her latest body of work, 'Altered Yarns' presents a series of tapestries woven from recycled, handspun newspaper. While Blake's tapestry artworks form part of the Spier Collection, a series of drawings, limited edition prints and beadworks will also be on show.

08 March - 31 May



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    'False Priest'

    Olivie Keck

    at Commune.1

    Commune.1 is pleased to announce the upcoming solo exhibition of Olivie Keck featuring embroidered and printed works on fabric and ceramics. In this exhibition, the artist presents a quiet and personal enquiry into the phenomenology of sleep and

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  • 'Morning After Dark’

    'Morning After Dark’

    David Lurie

    at Commune.1

    ''Morning After Dark’ is a series of urban landscapes of the formal and informal parts of Cape Town, all of which have been photographed in early-morning light… This journey was an intensely personal experience, making observations about

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  • 'Fora da cidade (out of town)'

    'Fora da cidade (out of town)'

    Mario Macilau

    at blank projects

    blank projects is pleased to present ‘Fora da cidade (out of town)’, the first solo exhibition in South Africa by Mozambican photographer Mario Macilau. ‘Fora da cidade (out of town)’ comprises a selection of photographs from

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  • '[Working Title]'

    '[Working Title]'

    Various Artists

    at Goodman Gallery

    ‘[Working Title]’ is an annual group exhibition hosted by Goodman Gallery, as part of its continuing efforts to support young and independent artists and curators. The exhibition acts as a platform for project-based works by emerging arti

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  • 'Fragile Histories, Fugitive Lives'

    'Fragile Histories, Fugitive Lives'

    Keith Dietrich and Ledelle Moe

    at University of Stellenbosch Art Gallery

    US is proud to announce two solo exhibitions from Keith Dietrich and Ledelle Moe. The exhibition will be opened by Prof Virginia McKenney on 18 September at 18h00, and will run from 10 September to 27 September.

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  • ‘Enlighten’

    ‘Enlighten’

    Ryan Hewett

    at Barnard Gallery

    Barnard Gallery is proud to present ‘Enlighten’ – an exhibition of recent paintings by Ryan Hewett. A year after ‘Genesis’ - his acclaimed debut solo show at the gallery - Hewett is back with a body of work echoing the b

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  • Brave New World...20 Years of Democracy

    Brave New World...20 Years of Democracy

    Various Artists

    at Iziko South African National Gallery

    In celebration of 20 Years of Democracy in South Africa, a new exhibition entitled:  ‘Brave New World...20 Years of Democracy’, is on display at the Iziko South African National Gallery (ISANG). The exhibition commemorates this

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  • 'Phyllis'

    'Phyllis'

    Zina Saro-Wiwa

    at Brundyn Plus

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  • 'Pause'

    'Pause'

    Emma Nourse

    at Brundyn Plus

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  • 'Points et Itineraires'

    'Points et Itineraires'

    Sidy Diallo

    at Brundyn Plus

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  • 'OPEN'

    'OPEN'

    Chris van Eeden

    at Brundyn Plus

    'OPEN' is an exhibition of new paintings, sculpture, video, found objects and things on top of other things by Chris van Eeden. Expanding on the exhibition’s conceptual framework, the artist posits: I’m opening up. I’m not conv

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  • 'Outside In'

    'Outside In'

    Clare Menk

    at Erdmann Contemporary

    An exhibition of Clare Menck’s new works. Opening address by Frank Kilbourn. Clare Menck will give an illustrated talk on 10 September at 6pm for the Friends of the South African National Gallery.

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  •  'Pop Art and Abstract Art'

    'Pop Art and Abstract Art'

    Various artists

    at Eclectica Modern Gallery

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  • Exhibitions at Iziko Museums

    Exhibitions at Iziko Museums

    Various Participants

    at Iziko South African Museum

    'Tinnda Tin DE DE'On show at Iziko South African National Gallery Annexe, St Johns Road, Cape Town until 17 September, 2014. An Iziko Museums and Brazilian consulate collaboration; ‘Tinnda Tin DE DE’ brings together the work of two Brazilian contemp

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  • 'I was born yesterday'

    'I was born yesterday'

    Michael Taylor

    at Whatiftheworld / Gallery

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  • 'New Paintings'

    'New Paintings'

    Zander Blom

    at STEVENSON in Cape Town

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  • 'No Fixed Abode'

    'No Fixed Abode'

    Various Artists

    at The New Church

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  • ‘Impressions of Rorke’s Drift - The Jumuna Collection’

    ‘Impressions of Rorke’s Drift - The Jumuna Collection’

    Kay Hassan, Sam Nhlengethwa, John Muafangejo, Azaria Mbatha, Lionel Davis and Others

    at Iziko South African National Gallery

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    'There's something I must tell you'

    Sue Williamson

    at Iziko Slave Lodge

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  • 'Against the Grain'

    'Against the Grain'

    Various Artists

    at Sanlam Art Gallery

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