Wool art installations by Claudy Jongstra

Dutch tapestry artist Claudy Jongstra has created these painterly wool art installations for Wool House (at Somerset House until 24 March).

Claudy trained as a fashion designer and established her own studio before becoming intrigued by the ancient art of felt making. After working for years to master the technical processes of felting she began experimenting with an entirely new approach to the material. She and her team maintain control over the entire process - from the raising of the sheep for the raw materials to the tapestries themselves, even growing their own plants for the dyes they use.

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