Tapestries

Created using recycled and hand-spun newspaper, these works visually and conceptually reflect how stories weave themselves around us influencing what we do and how we think. Stories affect our thinking, the way we live and in a very real sense form the backbone of our society.

Tied by Time

Medium: Newspaper tapestry
Size: 3m x 10m (variable)
Collection: Spier

Tamlin Blake
Cine Reel: Cousins

Medium: Newspaper tapestry, fabric and board
Size: 121 x 53cm
Available through the artist’s studio

Tamlin Blake
Old Persian

Medium: Newspaper tapestry, fabric and board
Size: 30 x 40cm
Available through The Everard Read Gallery – Johannesburg

Tamlin Blake
When Time Stops I

Medium: Newspaper tapestry, fabric and board
Size: 85 x 65cm
Collection: Private

Tamlin Blake

The Corset Girls

Medium: Newspaper tapestry
Size: 198 x 148cm
Collection: Spier

Tamlin Blake
Joe’s Sirens

Medium: Newspaper tapestry
Size: 255 x 230cm
Collection: Private

Tamlin Blake
The Watchers (a Dog) III

Medium: Newspaper tapestry, fabric and board
Size: 51 x 31cm
Available through The Everard Read Gallery – Johannesburg

Tamlin Blake
Diary Pages I (career girl? Pity she didn’t think of that before she got married.)

Medium: Newspaper tapestry
Size: 120 x 60cm
Available through the artist’s studio

Tamlin Blake
Diary Pages II (Why, why, why? and yet she wants to go entirely her own way)

Medium: Newspaper tapestry
Size: 120 x 60cm
Available through the artist’s studio

Tamlin Blake
Burning the Books – Rewrite

Medium: Newspaper tapestry, fabric and board
Size: 80 x 60cm
Available through The Everard Read Gallery – Johannesburg