Only in Japan
We love this Surprise Japan Knitting Group attacks: since august this year a group of artists covers the unexpected with colourful knitwear in Tokyo. Benches, signposts and other public monuments. One of the founders is 203GOW, working under alias only.
The shoppers in Ebisu Park who stopped to look at the benches, which were covered in knitted stripes and other colorful wools, often sat on them for a long time. “Knitted things warm up cold and damaged hearts. It has an appeal to the body, the heart and the mind,” 203gow says. “Guerrilla knitted objects can make people a bit more aware of things.”
For more info check full article in Japan Times.
We say: Make Knitwear, Not War!