Stories from the Scrapstore

 

August 23, 2016

For the last couple of months we've had lovely Lisa Kowalewski volunteering with us. Here she tells us what it's been like working at the Scrapstore.

Imagine a place where finest textiles, vibrant wallpapers and all the creative supplies your heart desires are united under one roof. It’s not some fancy (overpriced) art shop, in fact, everything you find there was destined for landfill and saved by...

August 2, 2016

At the Scrapstore we LOVE art made out of junk!  This is a great example of how to use miscellaneous collected objects to create a fascinating piece of artwork (requiring significant engineering in its construction).

As written by our member aged 10:

'Inspiration: Tate Modern

Exhibit: Tony Cragg - Stack 1975

Idea: make your own miniature Cragg Stack in a classroom or huge ones on playing fields,...

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