FALLOUT
Kate Sopko & Angela Beallor
Site-specific installation of a full-sized fallout shelter as a part of Constant as The Sun, Museum of Contemporary Art (Cleveland).

The installation design is loosely based on a winning entry from a 1967 Office of Civil Defense architectural design competition for dual-use fallout shelters. These dual-use designs would have been used as elementary schools in the every day, but would have been opened up to the general public in the event of a nuclear disaster.

Investigating this history raised questions about who in the public would have been invited in for protection in the event of a nuclear attack. Who would have been left exposed in the face of nuclear destruction? These questions continue to feel relevant in the here and now: Who could have expected protection in a public shelter like this, and who couldn't? Both in 1967 and today?  
 
Deep thanks to the many people who have stepped up to support and lend their voices to this project: Bill & Susie Kirchner, Dawn Arrington, Kyle Kidd, Yoshiko Ikuta, Nozomi Ikuta, Robert Rice, Jackie, Connie Wingo, Andy King, Rustbelt Welders, Senem Pirler, Michael Mishaga, Brian Straw, Michelle Smith, Carmen Lane, Francis Chiappa, Lake Effect Alternative Health Clinic, Randy's Pickles, Underground Alchemy, Jason Workman, Elizabeth Press, Susan Greene, Jonathan Hull and Amanda Derr.
Angela Beallor FALLOUT (Wood, drywall, dryvit stucco, corrugated metal roof, HD video, audio, pickles, jars, assorted containers, globe, benches)
FALLOUT
2017
(Wood, drywall, dryvit stucco, corrugated metal roof, HD video, audio, pickles, jars, assorted containers, globe, benches)
10' x 21' x 15'

Installation view Constant as the Sun. Photo: Jerry Birchfield. ©MOCA Cleveland 2017.
Angela Beallor FALLOUT (Wood, drywall, dryvit stucco, corrugated metal roof, HD video, audio, pickles, jars, assorted containers, globe, benches)
FALLOUT
2017
(Wood, drywall, dryvit stucco, corrugated metal roof, HD video, audio, pickles, jars, assorted containers, globe, benches)
10' x 21' x 15'

Installation view Constant as the Sun. Photo: Jerry Birchfield. ©MOCA Cleveland 2017.
Angela Beallor FALLOUT (Wood, drywall, dryvit stucco, corrugated metal roof, HD video, audio, pickles, jars, assorted containers, globe, benches)
FALLOUT
2017
(Wood, drywall, dryvit stucco, corrugated metal roof, HD video, audio, pickles, jars, assorted containers, globe, benches)
10' x 21' x 15'

Installation view Constant as the Sun. Photo: Jerry Birchfield. ©MOCA Cleveland 2017.
Angela Beallor FALLOUT (Wood, drywall, dryvit stucco, corrugated metal roof, HD video, audio, pickles, jars, assorted containers, globe, benches)
FALLOUT
2017
(Wood, drywall, dryvit stucco, corrugated metal roof, HD video, audio, pickles, jars, assorted containers, globe, benches)
10' x 21' x 15'

Installation view Constant as the Sun. Photo: Jerry Birchfield. ©MOCA Cleveland 2017.
Angela Beallor FALLOUT (Wood, drywall, dryvit stucco, corrugated metal roof, HD video, audio, pickles, jars, assorted containers, globe, benches)
FALLOUT
2017
(Wood, drywall, dryvit stucco, corrugated metal roof, HD video, audio, pickles, jars, assorted containers, globe, benches)
10' x 21' x 15'

Installation view Constant as the Sun. Photo: Jerry Birchfield. ©MOCA Cleveland 2017.
Angela Beallor FALLOUT (Wood, drywall, dryvit stucco, corrugated metal roof, HD video, audio, pickles, jars, assorted containers, globe, benches)
FALLOUT
2017
(Wood, drywall, dryvit stucco, corrugated metal roof, HD video, audio, pickles, jars, assorted containers, globe, benches)
10' x 21' x 15'

Installation view Constant as the Sun. Photo: Jerry Birchfield. ©MOCA Cleveland 2017.
Angela Beallor FALLOUT Sketch of structure (Wood, drywall, dryvit stucco, corrugated metal roof)
FALLOUT
2017
Sketch of structure (Wood, drywall, dryvit stucco, corrugated metal roof)
10' x 21' x 15'
Angela Beallor FALLOUT Pigment Print
FALLOUT (winning plan)
2017
Pigment Print
36" x 48"
Angela Beallor FALLOUT Hd video
FALLOUT (Interior video)
2017
Hd video

Still from "The Day After" included in the interior video of FALLOUT
Angela Beallor FALLOUT HD video
FALLOUT (exterior video still)
2017
HD video



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