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When rainbows attack: Can a Downtown mural unleash your inner Lisa Frank?

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Eric Vozzola mural | Cultural Corridor | December 6, 2015 | 11:40 a.m.

There’s something to be said for color psychology, and the relation to culture shock. Bright colors are said to enhance energy, but those same bright colors can make a calm person nervous. Nervous in the way disco teleportation really speaks to your soul. Picture this: You’re walking through a classic neighborhood, minding your own, and then a rainbow attacks the building to your right. How would that make you feel? How would it make you feel if some wild unicorn with a passion for geometric paradise schemes, fluent in the language of saturation, just flew by and changed the world and the way you see it? Would it reconnect you to your inner Lisa Frank? That’s what it does for me. When rainbows attack, I feel like glitter. Eric Vozzola named this piece “An External Expression of an Internal Struggle,” which is pretty much what dance is. So unleash the cabbage patch, transition into the Tootsie Roll, mashed potato, whip and nae nae.

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