The 2012 Capital Fringe Festival is taking a more colorful approach to the annual celebration with colorblocking. Originally a process of mixing and matching assorted pigments in fashion, Fringe organizers say they want to take colorblocking a step further: “The idea is to pour paint – buckets of paint over people. The idea or metaphor is that the paint is fringe or the glue that unites us all. ... And no matter what race, age ... socioeconomic etc. we can all unite under it — with it."
Emily Todd, center, gets splashed with paint by Juliane Brienza, left, executive director of the Capital Fringe as members pour paint over each other at a photo shoot for their upcoming promotional materials in Washington, D.C. Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post Buy Photo