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Los Feliz bank gets “yarn-bombed” in foreclosure protest

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Photos courtesy KnitRiot Collective

63689 Knitriot%2520June%25202012 Los Feliz bank gets “yarn bombed” in foreclosure protest  photoSome people take to the streets to march. Others organize boycotts or stage sit-in demonstrations. Then there are those whose preferred form of protest is to knit. This morning in Los Feliz, a group of mostly Eastside knitters, crafters and guerrilla artists known as the KnitRiot Collective made a statement about the foreclosure crises by stringing a clothing  line of with 99 hand-knitted homes across the ficus trees in front of the Bank of America. This morning’s guerrilla art installation, called a yarn bombing, is named HOMEsweetHOME and is intended to to show solidarity with Americans who have lost their homes to foreclosure.

 Los Feliz bank gets “yarn bombed” in foreclosure protest  photo
 Los Feliz bank gets “yarn bombed” in foreclosure protest  photo

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 Los Feliz bank gets “yarn bombed” in foreclosure protest  photo

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