By Isadora Pennington, Atlanta INtown
The pale, drab walls of the DeKalb Avenue underpass on Moreland Avenue in Little Five Points is set to become a lot more colorful thanks to the work of two women and the collaboration of 22 others.
Artist Lauren Stumberg and art-lover Carly Berg are the driving force behind the Moreland Mural Project, which seeks to commission a large and complex mural featuring work by 22 female artists on the walls of the underpass.
With its close proximity to edgy Little Five Points, the underpass is a perfect canvas for a new project, and it was a conscious effort from the outset to actively seek out unfamiliar or underrepresented voices for this project, most notably women. “There is not a lot of gender equality in street art,” explained Stumberg.
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