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Creative Reuse Replica: “BEAUTY ROUTINE” music video by Mothers features thoughtfully reused materials

Customer Kristine Leschper of Mothers made a replica of herself with what she found in our shop in their new music video “BEAUTY ROUTINE” that just premiered on Consequence of Sound. Leschper says, “BEAUTY ROUTINE talks about inhabiting a body or selfhood which, upon self-examination, becomes increasingly jarring or unrecognizable. It explores the idea of semantic satiation as applied to obsessive rituals, especially those associated with ‘beauty’ and physicality, where repetition leads to a loss of meaning and cognitive recognition.”  The replica used in the video was made from plaster, canvas strips, cotton batting, and acrylic paint that came from The Resource Exchange.  … Continue reading

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3 Ring Circus Fundraiser!

Our first major fundraiser, 3 Ring Circus, was a huge success! Over 150 people from all over the city came to our corner of Kensington to experience the neighborhood, learn more about our organization, and enjoy a magical evening of music, performance, and local food & spirits! There were live musical performances by West Philadelphia Orchestra, Chickabiddy, and Conversations, plus a set by DJs Costella and Romain! Acrobatic and theatrical performances by Almanac Dance Circus Theatre and Terry Brennan of Tribe of Fools spread across our store, into our art gallery, and spilled out on the sidewalk!   There was face painting, miming, clowning, and a … Continue reading

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