Noticed in Troy

girl noticed mural troy

While walking around downtown Troy Friday for Troy Night Out, we stopped to have a look at this new, temporary mural on the side of YWCA building.

It was created last week as part of a national touring project called Girl Noticed. Project blurbage:

My name is Lori Pratico and along with photographer Elizabeth Sanjuan I will be traveling 50 states in 3 years to erect a series of large exterior murals. Each mural will depict a female that has been nominated from their community to be noticed. Some murals will be crafted in charcoal, weather conditions and time will naturally and quickly fade away these images. Others will be painted, and over time these will be erased or replaced, again to be forgotten. There is a window of time to "Notice" the artwork, to "Notice" the girl. All of the murals represent the message: "when an individuals talents, intelligence, and character are left unnoticed, they may fade away, disappear, or be replaced and never be seen or developed into their full potential." Photographs will be taken during the creation of the mural and will comprise a book to be published at the completion of the project.

The YWCA building is at the southwest corner of State Street and 1st Street.

Earlier on AOA:
+ Under the bridge... IT'S TROYBOT!
+ The big picture in Troy
+ Sprinting across the wall on Central Ave
+ Restored at Madison and Main
+ Living Walls in action

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