Different strokes for different folks | East Villager & Lower East Sider

Different strokes for different folks

Photos by Jefferson Siegel

Photos by Jefferson Siegel

Alessia Reggiani, 25, a Parsons fine-arts student, stood in Union Square on a recent Saturday and encouraged passersby to paint her body, which she had primed with white like a blank canvas. It was a project that she called, “Leave Your Mark.” “The relation between everyone we meet, every place you go, you leave your mark,” she explained. “It’s an experiment how the audience would react.”

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