Public Art: Help RAIR reach their Kickstarter goal and upgrade from a pilot program

With a little less than a week to go in their Kickstarter campaign, RAIR (Recycled Artist in Residency) is nearing its $15,000 goal. But the program, which has been providing artists access to materials at Revolution Recovery, a construction waste recycling center in the northeast, still needs your help!

RAIR was started in early 2010 when artist/musician Billy Dufala was on a hunt for skyscraper glass and discovered Revolution Recovery. At the same time, Fern Gookin—now director of sustainability at Revolution Recovery—was working on her master’s in sustainable design at Philadelphia University and wanted to establish an artist-in-residency program for her thesis project. When Dufala and Gookin crossed paths with Revolution Recovery’s co-owner Avi Golen, the project was born.

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