genevieve geer

Le Puppet Regime and Creative Reuse

 Kensington-based artist Genevieve Geer has a  production line of one of a kind “articulated stained glass sculpture” that goes under the name Le Puppet Regime.  She uses “old timey” techniques of painting with glass powder that’s then kiln fired on the glass, combined with some engineering and articulation that allows all the figures to move and pose. Her main contact with customers and collectors is through art shows and craft fairs, so she needs to be able to set up a tiny little store front, that fits in a 10 x 10 space, is sturdy enough for winds and rain, but … Continue reading

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HOLDEN + The Resource Exchange

  We’re glad that we were able to supply reused building materials for an exciting new production that’s playing in Philadelphia this October. The crew from George & Co. came into The Resource Exchange to find some reclaimed materials to support their production, HOLDEN, which is playing at FringeArts October 8th-17th. The team was able to use a lot of building supplies that we salvaged from the strikes other local artistic productions. HOLDEN uses plywood and 2x4s that The Resource Exchange saved from the set of a major motion picture that was shot recently in Philadelphia. The design crew also used salvaged theatre … Continue reading

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Creative Reuse in Found Theater Company’s “City of Woes”

Production photos by Harish Pathak Our reCreate Featured Artists of July, Found Theater Company, opened their Philly Fringe show, City of Woes, last night! “Inspired by the Gothic religious vision, torments, and personages of Dante’s Inferno, but seen through the lens of the hardboiled noir style of 1940s crime fiction, Found’s poetic storytelling and impactful imagery evince an effective synthesis of the two,” says Deb Miller of Phindie, “…a haunting foray into death, accountability, despair, and hope…[a] profound performance.”   Found always tries to use reused or recycled materials in their performance in some way. In fact, the troupe has been coming … Continue reading

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