street art - The kolam, or "rangoli" is a traditional mandala, a geometric pattern, that women design in front of their houses during festivities. In Tamil culture is a strong form of expression by the women, who express their feelings in this secret way.
Colorful Origami Street Art Installations by Mademoiselle Maurice. The Saint-Maurice cathedral was adorned with two installations—a geometric pattern on the front gate and a rainbow of origami on the front steps.
An Indian woman applies coloured powder to her "rangoli", a Hindu ritual design. Rangolis are drawn in front of homes early in the morning with a beautiful motif to welcome relatives and friends to mark the New Year.