Mark Humbert and Karin Evans were walking along the path leading up Claremont Canyon when they spotted this new art form: bark bombing. Some industrious soul had woven strips of bark into a mat and hung it up on a tree. The artist inscribed the name of the piece into one of the strips: “Always Around You.”
Will bark bombing be the new yarn bombing, a practice that took off in Berkeley over the past few years? What lasts longer, yarn or bark?
Berkeley library welcomes back yarnbombing on bike racks [06.11.12]
Berkeley library not thrilled about yarnbombing [04.09.12]
Eighty feet of knitting added to downtown bike racks [05.03.11]
Inside the mind of an (anonymous) yarn bomber [07.20.10]
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