Category Archives: re•Created

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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reCreate Workshop turns Discards into Art!

Around this time last summer, reCreate Featured Artist Stephen Milner hosted a Mixed Media and Assemblage workshop in our store that focused on collaging with salvaged and reclaimed materials. Stephen is a long time Resource Exchange customer and donor. He often uses salvaged materials from the re in his intricate collage works and also donates materials of all kinds to the store for other artists and makers to reuse. During his workshop, participants spent the day learning about Stephen’s process and building collages of their own. Another one of The Resource Exchange’s regular customers and former reCreate Featured Artist Kristie Landry attended Stephen’s … 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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