Olek Beautifies Homeless Shelter with Colorful Crocheted Yarn


Crochet-artist extraordinaire Olek visually transformed one of the 184 homeless shelters which dot the Indian capital city of New Delhi, to raise awareness about the lives of the desperate people who live in them. 

Covering the entire 40 feet long and 8 feet high structure with crocheted yarn was a labor of love for the artist and a team of local volunteers, who toiled for seven days to put together the entire project. The NYC-based artist’s installation was part of the ‘Rain Basera’ project for St+Art Delhi 2015, a street art festival in New Delhi.

(All images by Pranav Mehta/St+ART Delhi 2015)

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