Category Archives: Art from the Arts

From Film to Theater – Found Fringe Style!

Found Theater Company often uses salvaged, reclaimed, and reused materials to make the sets and props of their productions, photo shoots, and video trailers. Not only is the reuse of material more economical for a smaller company, but it’s also way better for the environment than buying new. In fact, they’ve been using materials from The Resource Exchange for so many years, that we featured the ensemble of theatre makers as our reCreate Artists of August 2015! You can see how they used materials in productions from 2013-now on their Featured Artist Page on our website. And now Found is … Continue reading

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Untouchable to Wonder Woman: Custom Made Scenery Gets New Life!

Local photographer Celeste Giuliano often finds materials here at The Resource Exchange to use in the sets she puts together for her pin-up shoots. For her latest project, inspired by Wonder Woman, she used the custom made columns that we saved from the major motion picture Untouchable! Over the course of 8 days in her studio, Celeste shot over 40 women, all of them posed as Wonder Woman in the set she built. “Part of that set was inspired by pieces I found at the Resource Exchange. While shopping I discovered a few greek columns that I knew would perfectly replicate … Continue reading

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Last Call at Little Berlin features reused tubes!

LAST CALL MAY 6- 31, 2017 Curated by L. Kasterns, L. Leyden, and A.V. Wagner You can still catch the exhibit Last Call at Little Berlin this week! The artworks were made in part with reclaimed tubes found here at The Resource Exchange. The tubes came from the set of the Arden Theatre Company’s production of Robin Hood, and have been reused in TONS of art projects since the set came down in 2012. You can read the reuse stories of the tubes – like how they were repainted for set dec on the film Split, used in homes,  and other … Continue reading

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