This pink crocheted house was created by refugees as a beautiful symbol of hope
LONDON — There’s no place like home. But each day 34,000 people are forced to leave the place they call home due to conflict or persecution.
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For the 21.3 million refugees currently in the world, hope is something that doesn’t always come easily. But one artist has joined forces with a group of refugee women from Syria and Ukraine in an effort to create a powerful symbol of hope for those displaced by conflict.
Initially, Polish artist Olek was tasked with building an art installation based on a traditional 19th-century Swedish home for the Verket museum in Avesta, Sweden. However, when she joined forces with a group of women refugees from Syria and Ukraine, her project grew beyond what she had first anticipated. Read more…More about Lifestyle, Art, Social Good, Ukraine, and Syria
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