Olek Crochets Locomotive and Train in Poland

Posted on: July 16th, 2013 at 10:18 am by
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[Photo: Olek]Fresh off the high-profile crochet collaboration with Rickshaw Spidey, street artist Agata Olek continues to up her game. The latest feat is more in the vein of her Sao Paulo Alligator yarn work. This time, the Polish-born creative returned to her homeland to crochet something even more epic. An inactive three-car train with Px48 model Locomotive, stationed in the town of Lodz.

Over the course of two weeks, Olek and her four assistants (she calls them heroes) transformed the ordinary museum train into a psychedlic trip more befitting of Alice in Wonderland. The yarn bombing portion took a couple days, reaching completion over the weekend. It’ll remain in place until August 19. We just hope Olek considers crocheting a full train of subway cars when back in NYC.

What do you think of the final product?

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[Photo: Olek]And here is some fan video of the installation:



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