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Quick & Dirty, For Members Only: Hidden City Goes To Revolution Recovery

August 20, 2012 | by Lee Tusman

 

Revolution Recovery

Hidden City presents its second Quick And Dirty Tour with a late August visit to the Recycled Artist-In-Residency (RAIR) at Revolution Recovery in Northeast Philadelphia. You must be a Hidden City member to take part in this free tour.

RAIR Tour:
Sunday, August 26, 2012, 2PM
To reserve a place on the tour, e-mail ltusman@hiddencityphila.org.

Revolution Recovery is a construction and demolition recycling company with the mission to keep material out of landfills. RAIR (Recycled Artist-In-Residency) is a group of dedicated individuals working to connect art and sustainability, providing artists with salvaged materials and comfortable workspace while increasing awareness about the waste stream. Each day, tons of materials arrive via construction dumpsters and trucks.

Artist Lauren Ruth

Come see an Revolution Recovery’s immense warehouse and salvage yard filled to the brim with materials and literally mountains of wood, metal, and many odd trash finds, with thousands of tons of materials. Artists use these materials to construct large art installations that are documented, photographed and deconstructed to go back into the recycling stream. Our tour will be guided by Billy Dufala, artist and co-founder of RAIR.

The tour is free FREE for members, but reservations are necessary.

To sign up as a Hidden City member, click HERE.

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Lee Tusman Lee Tussman is creative director for Hidden City Philadelphia.

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