I have learned since art school not to be too precious about an artwork, and sometimes, when one revisit an older piece, to rework it again…do you do it sometimes too?
That is what happened to this piece now referred to as “Hang-ups”. It used to be a diptych titled: “The world at her fingertip”, but after I severed the cord and removed the world; I transformed the string into a noose.
This piece ‘hangs out’ at the Paradigm Gallery in the group exhibition: Stitched Part 1, and haha-mag.com did a lovely write-up of my work included in this exhibition. (see link below)
The Work of Hannalie Taute
via Beauty In The Eye of The Beholder – The Embroidery Work of Hannalie Taute — HAHA MAGAZINE
Thanks for the feature xxx
It is such an amazing feeling to see someone, in this case Olisa Corcoran, write such encouraging words and thoughts about one’s work. It was a great experience to be interviewed by her. She took time out to really look at my work and then asked very thoughtful questions…Thanks Olisa!…and a big thank you to MrXStitch for publishing the article. xx
Hannalie Taute is an astonishing creative force. The South African artist depicts fairy tales in rubber and thread. She stitches unnerving self-portraits. She builds sculptured figures without faces. Taute has worked with rubber, which she sources from discarded inner tubes from local businesses, since 2011. The process is labor intensive.… Read More Author information Olisa…
via Inspired to Stitch – Hannalie Taute — MrXStitch
I must admit, that it feels nice to wake up on a Monday morning and see that your work are featured amongst other great artist in a respectable magazine in South Africa!
Thank you House and Leisure….
Wishing you all a leisurely week ahead!