Reduce, Reuse, Re-imagine

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For generations, artists have looked to found objects as a source for art making. Through creativity and ingenuity they have re-purposed and transformed cast-off materials, giving them new life as art. The artists in this exhibition take that tradition one step further—they look not only to discarded materials, but to detritus. Engaging a Zero Waste philosophy, the participants in Reduce, Reuse, Re-imagine rescue objects from the waste stream—items disposed of as trash rather than recyclables by local residents and businesses—and re-imagine them in a new context to create original, enticing, and thought-provoking works of art. Through their work, the artists shed creative light on our role as active participants in the management of earth's limited resources.

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de Saisset Museum
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA
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  1. de Saisset Museum
    500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA