Public Record was created by Justin Hopper as Old and New Media Artist-in-Residence with Deeplocal and Encyclopedia Destructica.
Encyclopedia Destructica is an art zine inspired by the need to explore and export contemporary arts/culture in a way that’s accessible and easy to engage with. More information at www.encyclopediadestructica.com
This project is supported in part by a Seed Award from The Sprout Fund.*
Audio produced by Herman “Soy Sos” Pearl and Justin Hopper at Tuff Sound Recording.
Readers: Justin Hopper, Christiane Leach, Alexi Morrissey, Herman “Soy Sos” Pearl, Adrienne Wehr. Original music and soundscapes by Herman “Soy Sos” Pearl. Music on “Dawn in a Big City” by David Bernabo and Nathan Hall. Music on “Done By Instruments” by David Bernabo.
Visual Artists: Christine Brill, Erin Brubaker, Jennifer Howison, Stacy Innerst, Christopher Kardambikis, Jonathan Kline, David Pohl, Jeffrey Schreckengost, Lisa Toboz, Wayno.
Maps courtesy of University of Pittsburgh’s Historic Pittsburgh project, special thanks to Miriam Meislik.
Mobile phone technology developed by Deeplocal. Special thanks to Nathan Martin, Heather Estes, Eamae Mirkin, and Lindsey Bieda.
Special thanks to Murray Horne and the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.
Map/brochure design by Brett Yasko.
*”The Sprout Fund enriches the Pittsburgh region’s vitality by engaging citizens, amplifying voices, supporting creativity and innovation, and cultivating connected communities. Founded in 2001, Sprout facilitates community-led solutions to regional challenges and supports efforts to create a thriving, progressive, and culturally diverse region. With strong working relationships to many community organizations and regional stakeholders, TheSprout Fund is one of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s leading agencies on issues related to civic engagement, talent attraction and retention, public art, and catalytic small-scale funding. With ongoing local support and continued appreciation by the communities it serves, The Sprout Fund will continue to catalyze creative solutions to pressing challenges, engage people in community conversations, respond to the needs of its target audiences, open doors to civic participation, and promote responsible stewardship of community interests.”