Category Archives: film/theatre set materials

Weaving Reuse into the Fringe: Tangle Movement Arts

When the talented storytellers behind Tangle Movement Arts were sourcing supplies for their latest performance they incorporated reclaimed fabric, yarn, paper, and more from the RE into their stunning structural set. In the Forest is premiering as part of the 2018 Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Philadelphia’s innovative aerial storytellers presents In the Forest, an immersive world of circus-theater that literally surrounds the audience with an dynamic 360-degree display of aerial dance, live music, giant yarn sculptures, and circus magic. In the Forest’s acrobats navigate a world of secrets, shadows, trapeze, and aerial silks in this complexly woven circus story. Here, threads … Continue reading

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Opening Soon in the Fringe: ‘feral wild girl child ‘

MAGDA is a performing artist who makes original work that romances many genres: dance, theater, visual art, seminar, stand up comedy and punk highbrow experience. Her piece feral wild girl child is premiering in the 2018 Philadelphia Fringe Festival and incorporating reuse and reclaimed materials found at the RE into her set. “I have already put everything I bought from you to great use in my piece called: feral wild girl child. The sledgehammer I used to smash balloons.” “The ladder I used to get down two paper mache sculptures of a a tiger and snake from where they were hidden above … Continue reading

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Opera Set’s Chance at a Second Life!

Opera Philadelphia is known for identifying extraordinary artists, both established and emerging, and providing opportunities for them to create their most imaginative and inspired work. They recently shared their incredible vision with The Resource Exchange and donated these one of a kind pieces! A recent production, Written on Skin, written by Martin Crimp and composed by George Benjamin, had stunning blue and gold tones throughout the set. Thank you Opera Philadelphia for your donation and for giving these scenery pieces a chance to have a second life in Philadelphia art!

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