First a playground alligator, then an complete locomotive, and now artist Olek reveals a complete two-story home coated roof to floorboards in pink crochet. This new yarn-bombed set up presently stands in Kerava, Finland the place Olek labored with a group of assistants to sew collectively enormous panels of crochet that envelop each inch of this a hundred-12 months-previous home. Olek shares:
Initially, this constructing, constructed within the early 1900s, was the house of Karl Jacob Svensk (1883-1968). In the course of the Winter Battle 1939-1940, the household fled to evade bombs falling into the yard, however they didn’t have to maneuver out completely. In 2015, greater than 21 million individuals had been pressured to go away their houses with a purpose to flee from conflicts. The pink home, our pink home is a logo of a vibrant future full of hope; is an emblem us coming collectively as a group.