One Girl’s Fantasy


One Girl’s Fantasy
Allison Maria Rodriguez
Public Art Commission for “Art on the Marquee”
seven screen video installation, approx: 80ft x 24ft
on display March 16, 2017 – April 19, 2017

One Girl’s Fantasy was designed specifically for the marquee as a celebration of the power of creativity and the imagination in overcoming traumatic experiences. Over the course of the past year, the artist has been conducting interviews with different female-identified artists about childhood fantasies that assisted them in overcoming trauma or extreme circumstances. One Girl’s Fantasy is the first piece in a larger body of work (that became Legends Breathe) that will explore these fantasies, highlighting their uniqueness, their commonalities, and their inherent power. Ultimately, One Girl’s Fantasy speaks to a strategy and methodology of survival activated through the power of creativity.


Watch a 3-D simulation of “One Girl’s Fantasy”

Detail of “One Girl’s Fantasy” by Allison Maria Rodriguez

Opening reception view of “One Girl’s Fantasy”, March 16, 2017

About “Art on the Marquee”:Artonthe Marquee

Boston Cyberarts and the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority have teamed up to create “Art on the Marquee,” an ongoing project to commission public media art for display on the new 80-foot-tall multi-screen LED marquee outside the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in South Boston. The largest urban screen in New England, this unique digital canvas is one of the first of its kind in the U.S. to integrate art alongside commercial and informational content as part of the MCCA’s longstanding neighborhood art program.

“Art on the Marquee” offers artists more than 3,000 square feet of digital display on seven screens, providing full-motion video and a viewership of more than 100,000 pedestrians and motorists. The marquee is visible for a half a mile in many directions and is seen by traffic on Summer, D, and Congress streets, as well as from the surrounding hotels, office buildings and the Seaport World Trade Center.