Thursday, October 23, 2008

Encyclopedia Destructica Studios Fri October 24 2008

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The Pittsburgh Galleries blog is a volunteer effort from Rick Byerly to promote Pittsburgh art events which feature artists from the area. The PghGalleries.com website effort is an up-to-date directory with Pittsburgh area art venues. Thanks go to Sirani Gallery of 5875 Forbes Ave in Squirrel Hill for being a sponsor and David L. Edwards Art and Anonymous for their donations to this effort. Donation and sponsor info can be found here. Rick Byerly, Uniquetake Photography
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Encyclopedia Destructica and Jonathan Brodsky are hosting a free event Friday, 10/24/2008 at Destructica's space at 156 41st St. in Lawrenceville (it's just a block from Butler St.). It's titled "Bring Your Own Power Point", and it begins at 8:00 PM. A group of presenters will be giving Power Point lectures on various topics.

Encyclopedia Destructica Studios

156 41st Street Pittsburgh, PA 15201

The Encyclopedia Destructica Studios is where the E.D. zines are printed & bound in weekly public binding parties. Open houses occur regularly during Lawrenceville's Final Fridays. The studios also host Destructica release parties, art exhibitions, and in the future will host a Destructica residency program & Lecture Series.Encyclopedia Destructica is an art-zine inspired from the need to explore and export contemporary arts/culture in a way that’s accessible and easy to engage. These hand-bound issues provide a forum for a primordial dialogue between artists, harvesting themes from sketchbooks and journals. Encyclopedia Destructica hopes to create a community wide awareness of developing work by local artists and writers through the public forum of a zine and the intimate experience of a book. Created and distributed in a DIY fashion, Encyclopedia Destructica promotes this attitude as well as providing support and resources for local artists to create their own book/zine projects.
directionsAt the Intersection of 41st Street & Foster - 1 block from Butler towards the river.


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