Barratt Industrial Park Gillender St,
Poplar, London E3 3JX
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msdm *  is an artist-run micro- publishing studio founded by paula roush **.
The studio utilises DYI printing and manufacturing methods to produce photography exhibitions,
photobooks and limited editions. The studio is now based at UNit8 in a 1982 warehouse that used
to be a print workshop by the Bow Locks/ River Lea (East London).


*  the acronym msdm is mother sister daughter meow  and/or mobile strategies of display & mediation.
msdm logo (meow) is a character from The Memory of Stones a photo-collage novel published
during a residency at the Frans Masereel Centrum.

** paula roush is an artist and educator born in Lisbon and based in London. Her work is conceptually
placed between between the biographical and the social and formally embodies both new
and traditional media. She mixes archives and orphan photographs with her own 
and contextualises such tangible material through negotiable agencies and subjective memories.
She is a Fulbright alumni and a lecturer at the School of Arts and Creative Industries, London South Bank University.
Access the CV here

On the occasion of the exhibition Dear Aby Warburg, What Can Be Done with Images? Dealing
with Photographic Material
at the Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen (Germany), paula was
interviewed by Tanja Verlak. This interview can be read here


By Tube
Bromley-by-Bow tube station (District Line and Hammersmith and City Line) is a 5 minute walk.
When you come off the station take the underpass to Gillender Street and walk south until you
reach the Navigation Road. Entrance to the estate is right after, in Gillender Street.
By Bus
The 488 and 108 stop near the Tesco’s superstore. The 25 and 8 stop at Bow Road. All a short
walk away. D8 stop Twelve trees crescent is by the Estate’s gate.
By Road
From the Blackwall Tunnel Approach (A12), southbound, take the slip road to Gillender Street.
From Devon Rd> Devas Street, take the under Blackwall Tunner Approach (Twelve Trees Crescent)
to Gillender Street. Visitors may use the estate’s car park