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Olek x Einstein in DC

19 Aug


Thanks to Olek for the video.

“The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.” Guerrilla action in conjunction with the opening “40 under 40: Craft Futures” Smithsonian American Art Museum.

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Olek x Limited to 20 Mins

24 Apr


Thanks to Sioux and Olek for the video.

A young artist named Olek, who emigrated to America, returns briefly to her homeland. She decides to learn something about the folk art of her mother land and answer a question she has always asked herself, namely why did she become so interested in the art of crochet. During her trip to the polish mountains she meets women who have been crocheting for generations. She shows them her crochet work, which they admire as real masterpieces of street art. They exchange their experiences and learn each others techniques.

Olek also uses her short stay to create a crochet masterpiece. She decides to create a crocheted bicycle that she puts on the street. While filming they discover that the bicycle has dissappeared. It’s the first time in her career such a thing has happened. She tries to guess what happened and by coincidence, meets a man who witnessed the event. He tells how he tried to stop the city guards from taking the bicycle, and his experiences with bureaucracy. Olek decides to start a dialogue with the city hall and leaves another bicycle on the street…

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Miss Van x Olek x Night Out

13 Mar


Thanks to The Limbo Family Studio, Miss Van and Olek for the video.

Special epic moment with Miss Van and Olek at the old Barrio Gotico in Barcelona.

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Swoon x Olek x PBS Off Book

7 Oct


Thanks to PBS, Swoon and Olek for the video!

Olek x Astor Place Cube, NYC

5 Oct


Thanks to film maker Eric Brown and Olek for the video!

Eric Brown writes… “Oh, and if you look closely, you’ll see that the sentence crocheted onto the covering is: “I’m still proud of what I do for a living”.”