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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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