paula roush


bookRoom, bookworks collection, UCA Library at Farnham, UK
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum artists’ books collection, London UK
Khio Oslo National Academy of the Arts Library
Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar  artists’ books collection  that represent MENA artists and the MENA region
The Brooklyn Museum
The Museum of Modern Art Library
The Metropolitan Museum Library
The Swarthmore College Libraries
The Boston Athenaeum Library
The School of Art Institute of Chicago Library
The Centre Pompidou Kandinsky Library Artists’ Books Collection
The Drawing Room Outset Study collection of artists’ books
MACBA Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona collection
Coleção de Arte Fundação EDP

Louise Wolthers Watching Europe and Beyond: Survellance, Art and Photography in the New Millenium, Watched! Surveillance, Art and Photography, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Konig 2017
Rob Mcdonald All Inked up, Kentʼs International Artist Book & Print Event, UCA Canterbury & The Brewery Tap, Folkestone, 13 October – 9 November 2017
Unstable Media Unstable Media, constructions and disruptions, Portuguese Small Press Yearbook 2017
Launch of infinite multiple, an online platform selling unlimited  editions by established and emerging artists, Aug 11 2017
Jan Baetens, A Book, An Endless Love Affair Cultural Studies Leuven, 10 August 2016
Erica Carter Comments on BUS-SPOTTING + A STORY  presentation
at the launch of Order and Collapse: The lives of Archives, 
Personal email,  April 2016
Meg Beaumont nothing to undo Kaleid Editions, Sunday Reading #004 April 2016
Marwan El Tibi, paula roush fait revivre les archives du journal Al-Yom, Al Ayam Magazine, October 2015
Hala Tawil paula roush residency with the Arab Image Foundation, Report to the Arab Image Foundation, Beirut 2015
Margarida de Carvalho, A Obra “Faça-você-mesmo”: Estética da Participação nas Artes Digitais, Faculdade das Ciencias Sociais e Humanas (Tese de Doutoramento), Lisboa 2015
3rd Dimension, Paradigm Store at Howick Place. 3rd Dimension MAgazine, 23 October 2014
Pedro Gadanho, Operacoes SAAL,  Alvaro Siza e a Persistencia de São Victor: Falhar, Falhar Novamente, Falhar Melhor, O Processo SAAL: Arquitectura e Participação 1974—1976, Fundação de Serralves, Porto 2014
Luisa Soares de Oliveira Mulheres fatais e outras que tais/ Fatal women and others as such: A visit to the surrealist museum through collage Ipsilon Publico Magazine 23 August 2013 [portuguese] [english] Celso Martins Colagem e Colisao / Collage and collision An artistic collaboration around the dances and counterdances of gender, retrieves collage as a mode of associating images Expresso Atual Magazine,  22 June 2013 [portuguese]   [english] Cristina Duarte a journal of one’s own, a text dedicated to mary, margaret, valentine, alice, paula, maria and all the other women Queer Paper Gardens, Vol. V Fundacao EDP 2013
João Pinharanda Undermining the Surrounding World Museum of Electricity Lisbon 2013
Steve Smith Contemporary Post-Studio Art Practice and its Institutional Currency, Investigative study with interviews with five U.K based artists, Louise Ashcroft, Claire Blundell Jones, Helene Kazan, Danny Pockets and paula roush University of Westminster (Dissertation: MA in Visual Cultures), 2013
Tanja Verlak Excavation Thrill. In conversation paula roush and Tanja Verlak Nowiswere Contemporary Art Magazine issue 12.
Noemi Smolik Album Art Aperture reviews, March 12th 2013
Christina Natlacen Lieber Aby Warburg, was tun mit Bildern? Vom Umgang mit fotografischem Material, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen Camera Austria 121, 2013
Frans Masereel Centre The memory of stones paula roush General Residency 01.07.2013 – 02.08.2013
Alison Dell Field Report! Frans Masereel Centrum, July 23 2013
Mairia Evripidou & Jacqui McIntosh Connecting Worlds exhibition, 2013
Joana Amaral Cardoso Museu do Chiado quer mostrar arte sem o filtro da heterossexualidade (Museu do Chiado wants to show art without the filter of heterosexuality) Ipsilon Publico Magazine, April 9 2013
Sofia Roque Hetero q.b.? Esquerda, Opinião, May 11 2013
João Moço Uma mostra que permite conhecer o outro Diario de Noticias, May 6 2013
No Museu do Chiado, a arte (e o vídeo) é das mulheres Ipsilon Publico Magazine, April 9 2013
Teresa Pizarro Programa Molduras: Entrevista  Emília Tavares e paula roush As Artes Plasticas na Antena 2, April 22 2013
Bruno Horta Quem tem medo de ser “queer”? (Who is afraid of being “queer”?) Timeout, April 24 2013
LUSA Mostra de vídeo no Museu do Chiado aborda feminismo e lesbianismo Cultura Lisboa April 9 2013
Eva Schmidt Foreword & Acknowledgements Dear Aby Warburg, what can be done with images? Dealing with Photographic Material Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, 2012
Ludwig Seyfarth Space for thinking between the images: on the genesis of the ‘photographic collection’ as an artistic genre Dear Aby Warburg, what can be done with images? Dealing with Photographic Material Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, 2012
Tanja Verlak An attempt at exhausting an archive /Found Photo Foundation Dear Aby Warburg, what can be done with images? Dealing with Photographic Material Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen
_2011paula roush Towards a Free/ Libre/ Open/ Source/ University, February 18, 2013 You can find original article on Collaboration and Freedom – The World of Free and Open Source Art here This article is part of the Furtherfield collection commissioned by Arts Council England for Thinking Digital. 2011
Rob Garrett paula roush (UK): Public art project, Auckland 2010, April 2, 2010
paula roush Migratory aesthetics / travelling concepts / epistemology of the nomadic place Projeto Figura-Pensão Ibérica | artistas em residência, 2010
paula roush From webcamming to social life-logging: intimate performance in the surveillant-sousveillant space. Conspiracy dwellings: surveillance in contemporary art, Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2010
Darren Newbury Image, Theory, Practice: Reflections on the Past, Present and Future of Photographic Education Photographies Journal, 2:2, 117-124, 2009
paula roush & Ruth Brown Publishing with friends: social publishing networks and learners as produsers Educational Social Software for Context-Aware Learning: Collaborative Methods & Human Interaction, 2009
paula roush & Ruth Brown Social Networking and Authentic Engagement: Students as “Produsers.” Learning & Teaching e-Journal, 1 (1) 2009
Regine Debatty New Brave World workshop at iMAL: RFID and art. we-make-money-not-art, March 2008
Bob Dickinson, KISSS Kinship International Strategy on Surveillance and Suppression Art Monthly, Issue n.321, November 2008
Andy Murray KISSS… your privacy goodbye Metro, Monday, October 13, 2008
Mark Howarth-Booth Conspiracy Dwellings Aperture magazine, Issue 192, Fall 2008
paula roush Spaces, visibilities and transcultural flows: diasporic strategies in the local worlds.   Local Worlds. Lagos: Centro Cultural de Lagos. 74-81
Simon Bainbridge Where there’s art, there brass British Journal of Photography, 18 June 2008
Luis Ricardo Duarte Um banho de arte Jornal de Letras, 18 Jun 2008
Jose Luis Porfirio Lagos global Expresso Actual, Julho 2008
Celso Martins Cultura Emprestada Expresso Actual, 19 Julho 2008Jose Marmeleira Virados ao sul l+arte 50,  Julho 2008
JM Instalacao convida a  provar e pensar frutos
Jornal da Madeira/ Cultura / 2008-06-15
Laranjas algarvias transformadas em arte, Observatorio do Algarve, 14-06-2008
Armindo Vicente Toneladas de laranjas marcaram arranque do programa “Allgarve” Barlavento online, 23 de Junho de 2008
Armindo Vicente 20 mil pessoas ja visitaram exposicoes do Allgarve Barlavento online, 22 de Julho de 2008
paula roush Can people love things and things pay people’s rent?  Catalogue ‘I love you, Oh you pay my rent” Paulo Romao Bras & Sandro Resende Photography and Drawing, Lisbon, 2008 Essay (pt/en) by , published in the catalogue ‘I love you, Oh you pay my rent” Paulo Romao Bras & Sandro Resende Photography and Drawing, Sao Bento Art Gallery, Lisbon, 2008
Pryle Behrman 2007 Ad Art Monthly, July-August 2007
paula roush Francis Alÿs: The Clandestine Way. Dardo Magazine n.4 Feb-May, 138-155, 2007
Sheila McGregor, (2006). New art on view: celebrating the success of the contemporary art society’s special collection scheme. Scala Publishers.
Regine Debatty, Orwellian projects September 2006.
Timo Arnall Touch>Bruce Sterling at ‘How I learned to love RFID’ June 2006 Regine Debatty, Arphid sound performances in the metro. April 2006
Anthony Alexander Of RFIDs and Arphids: The logistics of the Future Mute magazine, June 2006
Armin Medosch The Spychip Under Your Skin:RFID and the Tagged exhibition Space Media Arts, October 2006
Rael Artel Artists In Fieldwork: Anu Vahtra, Jaanus Samma, paula roush, Pilvi Takala. Maja, Estonian Architectural Review, Landscapes Issue,  May 2006, p 39-43.
Katy Deepwell KISSS revealed: Deej Fabyc, Paula Roush and Camilla Brueton on Kinship International Strategy on Surveillance and Suppression (KISSS)n.paradoxa, ,Journeys: Volume 17, Jan 2006
Suhjung Hur, Annie On Ni Wan, Andrew Paterson Locative Media, on and off the beaten track LEA Locative Media Gallery, 2006
Sara Raza Art in Security and Security in Art KISSS Kinship International Strategy on Surveillance and Suppression, 2005
Tadej Pogacar Public Services Catalogue Public Services exhibition, PavelHaus, October 2005
Hattie Spires The Crisis of Interpretation: An Investigation Into The Dynamics of Engagement with Site- Specific Art in the Age Of SquantoGoldsmiths College (Dissertation, MA In Contemporary Art Theory) September 2004. msdm Stenciled Papers, Date of Issue: January 2005
Louise Garrett Infiltrate Estonia: SPACE PROTOCOL Rael Artel Gallery, Parnu, Estonia 2005
Joanna Callaghan Go on! Have another one! True Review, December 2004
Sara Raza Performance: Strategy And Process in The Work Of Adrian Piper, Lida Abdul, Sussan Dyhim, Reza Aramesh and paula roush. Notes for the Presentation Delivered at Artsadmin November 2004
Zeigam Azizov POSTSCRIPT (Part One): Portuguese live art in the age of scripted reality November 2004
Heather Greig-Smith Operation SOS:OK, Bermondsey, South London. Regeneration & Renewal, 5 November 2004, p8 Annie Kelly Bermondsey takes the biscuit Former Peek Frean employees back community project The Guardian, Wednesday October 20, 2004
Will Pavia Taking the biscuit Southwark Weekender, 15 Oct 2004
Alice Park Current perspectives on the role of art in urban development. Do artistic interventions benefit a community? Art in Community Settings, Birkbeck College, University of London 2004, Published in SOS:OK guide, msdm publications 2004
Jaka Jeleznikar, interview with paula roush about ‘exercise sos:ok’ at gallery 74, Mladina, Ljubljana, September- October 2004
Boris Gorupic paula roush/ B&B deloskop 9.9-15.9.04
Tadeja Milek preview segment on exercise sos:ok Val 202 (Slovenia FM Radio) 06.09.04
Camelia Gupta Artists’ work is perfectly placed 24 hour museum, Aug 2004
Paul Rhys Perfectly Placed To Enjoy The Art of The People ICNetwork Aug 27 2004
Jessica Lack Perfectly Placed: Preview The Guardian, August 7 2004
Zeigam Azizov When Phd Becomes an Art Work… msdm stenciled papers, published for the exhibition Perfectly Placed, South London Gallery, July 2004
Zeigam Azizov Memory Factory at Coleman Project Space Published in SOS:OK guide, msdm publications 2004
Will Pavia Last week hundreds of people piled into a gallery in Bermondsey Southwark News June 17 2004
Lucia Marques A Experiencia da Cidade – Londres – 4 Perfis Storm magazine May-June 2004
Becky Shaw The Pernicious Nature of Opposition Chic The Static Pamphlet, Issue 03. 2004
paula roush M4 UEC: artist’s run urban entertainment centre Anarchitexts: Voices from the Global Digital Resistance, Autonomedia 2004
Louis Armand Prague Biennale Artmargins 2003
Sarah Carrington and Sophie Hope A Revolt at the Door B B (Ed.): Art of Survival London Artists Travel to Prague, Poster publication 2003
Sarah Carrington and Sophie Hope, The Art of Survival: paula roush in Conversation with Ella Gibbs, Alasdair Hopwood, Barry Sykes and Sean ParfittGiancarlo Politi (Ed.): Prague Biennale1 Peripheries Become the Center, pp 506-514, Flash Art, Milan, pp 506-515, 2003
Jonah Brucker-Cohen, J. Report from RAM2: A Joker in the Global Bunker Workshop NOEMA Tecnologie e Societa, 2003
Jan Inge Reilstad From The White Cube to The Black Box to The Personal Computer and out in The Grey Wide Open – or How to Reapproach New Media. An Essay on the Postdigital Artscene., 2003
Kandl, J., Kampfer fur’s Gluck, Kunstverein Ulm 2003
Zeigam Azizov Brand Ranking: Working in Between Consciousness and Conformity Out/sourcing, msdm publications 2003
Melanie Keen Interview Out/sourcing, msdm publications 2003
Celso Martins Balanco de Actividades Ar.Co – 25 anos a reinventar joalharia Expresso April 3 2003
Axel Vogelsang The Art Audience as User Central SaintMartins College (PHD Research, Arts & Design) November 2003
Antje Mayer Discount-Biennale. Kunst & Kultur July 2003
Antje Mayer Boycott – Prague Biennale I, Kunst & Kultur, July 2003
paula roush Between Peripheries and Shopping Centres. Art of Survival- London Artists Travel to Prague, Poster-Publication for the Czech Centre, London 2003
paula roush msdm: Outsourcing. Artofficial Construction Media (ACM), ContextinArt 1, 2003
paula roush Promises Postcard Project for Video with same title by Consol Rodriguez, London Print Studios 2003
paula roush, Out/sourcing. London: msdm publications with inIVA 2003
Eva Schmidt City Stripping GAK: Gesellschaft fur Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen 2001
Britta Schatz City Stripping Die Tageszeitung, 2001
Regina Bittner Places Out of Images Urban Detours, Bauhaus Foundation, Dessau
Kai Vockler Time and Space in Megalopolis The City Gallery, Prague 2001
Brian Holmes Le mode de diffusion PARACHUTE No.98 (Avril, Mai et Juin) 2000
Jennifer Burnham Women With Attitude SMART Magazine Issue 3, London 2000
Liz Farrelly Peckham Calling Blueprint Magazine July/ August 2000

Decomposition and Other Large Scale Works
paula roush
UN8 London
09 – 23 December 2017

Page Turner#4: Photography,  The Book and Self- Publishing
With: paula roush + Andresa Olímpio Arlindo Pinto Francisco Varela, Maria Portaluppi, Ines Torres de Lima, Jorge Alexandre Pereira Luís F Carvalhal, María Prada, Matilde Viegas, Pippa Healy and Sara Rocio
Lisbon Photobook Fair/ Arquivo  Fotografico Lisbon
23-26 November 2017

With: paula roush, David Faithful,  Jo Milne,  Print City
Curated by Rob McDonald
Herbert Read Gallery, University for the Creative Arts Canterbury
October 20 – November 9, 2017

The Book Dispersed
Curated by paula roush & Media Instáveis/Unstable Media
With: Beatriz Albuquerque,  Patrícia Almeida & David-Alexandre Guéniot, Ana Alvim, Isabel Baraona, Ricardo Basbaum, Stanislav Brisa, Jessica Brouder, Catarina F. Cardoso, Isabel Carvalho, Paulo Catrica, André Cepeda, João Paulo Serafim, Margarida Correia, Renato Ferrão & Susana Gaudêncio, Julie Cook, Inês M. Ferreira, Os Espacialistas, Ana Fonseca, Lara Gonzalez, Dejan Habicht, Michael Hampton, Teresa Huertas, Andrea Inocêncio, Calum F. Kerr, Sharon Kivland, Tanja Lažetić, Catarina Leitão, Ana Madureira, Fernando Marante, Daniela de Moraes, Eugénia Mussa, Eva-Maria Offermann, Andreia Alves de Oliveira, José Oliveira, Susana Paiva, Tadej Pogacar, Pedro Proença, Carla Rebelo, Eduardo Sousa Ribeiro, Mireille Ribière, Sara Rocio, paula roush, Ana João Romana & Susana Anágua,paula roush, Manuela São Simão, Ana Santos, Kim Svensson, Francisco Tomsich, Francisco Varela, Rodrigo Vilhena, Emmanuelle Waeckerle and Gillian Wylde.
Casa das Artes + Sput&Nik the Window, Porto (Portugal)
September 24 -October 28, 2017

Booki. Studying Photobooks
Curated by Jarosław Klupś & Honza Zamojski ( University of the Arts in Poznan
Selection of books  by: Victoria Rowena Browne – Kunsthøgskolen, Oslo/ paula roush – London South Bank University/ Olja Triaška Stefanović – Vysoká škola výtvarných umení, Bratislava/ Vladimír Birgus – Institut tvůrčí fotografie, Slezské univerzity v Opavě/ Linn Schröder – Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, Hamburg/ Jarosław Klupś – University of Art in Poznań.
SKALA Gallery , Poznan, Polland
November 25 – December 2, 2017

Infinite multiple
Curated by: Jon Fawcett
With: Alex Baker, David Cotterell, Thompson & Craighead, Matt Darbyshire, Rod Dickinson, Freee, Roxman Gatt, Tristan Hessing, Lizzie Hughes, Adrian Lee, Christopher MacInnes, Guillaume Paris, paula roush, Jonathan Trayner, Santiago Sierra and Jim Woodall
Carroll / Fletcher Gallery, London
September 2017

Evidencing The East End
with: paula roush & Julie Cook
msdm studios at 85 Stepney Way, Whitechapel London
May 2017


Kaleid Editions, KHIO LIBRARY, Oslo National Academy of the Arts Oslo


Paradigm Store
Curated by HS Projects
With: paula roush,
Ulla von Brandenburg, Cullinan & Richards, Kendell Geers, David Shrigley, Yutaka Sone, Maria Nepomuceno, Tobias Rehberger, Claire Barclay, Elizabeth Neel, Simon Bedwell,  Nike Savvas,  Theo Stamatoyiannis,  Anne Harild,  Beatriz Milhazes
5 Howick Place, London
September 25 – November 5, 2014

Torn Folded Curled
With: paula roush
curated by: Plan BEY
Makan/ PlanBEY,  Beirut
October- November 2015

Torn folded curled (Al-Yom)
With: paula roush
Arab Image Foundation, Beirut
September 2015

Charles/ Saint
Commissioned by ACAVA

With: Kavita Mahabir-Singh, Eden Hawkes, Dominika Ostrowska, Sundus Abubaker, Amy Valance John-Brown, Zainab Jode, Jack Sheppard, Chloé Tomasin, Monet Jean-Charles in collaboration with paula roush
St Charles Centre for Health & Wellbeing in North Kensington London
March- April  2015

Kaleid editions, London Art Academy London

Kassel Photobook Festival,  Kassell

Art in a bookshell:  a survey of artists working with and inspired by books, Milton Gallery London

Office Sessions,  Anchorage House, London


Connecting Worlds,  Drawing Room in collaboration with UBM plc., London

Girls Own Fiction, flutter_space, London

We Hasten to Announce to You, East Street Arts Pop-Up Gallery, Watford


hetero q.b. [international video programme]
Curated by Emília Tavares and paula roush
With: Ana Bezelga, Ana Pérez-Quiroga, Ana Pissarra, Carla Cruz, Catarina Saraiva, Célia Domingues, Cristina Regadas, Elisabetta di Sopra, Hong Yane Wang, Itziar Okariz, Joana Bastos, Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen, Maimuna Adam, Maria Kheirkhah, Maria Lusitano, Mónica de Miranda, Nilbar Güres, Nisrine Boukhari, Oreet Ashery, Patrícia Guerreiro, paula roush, Pushpamala N, Rachel Korman, Razan Akramaw, Rita GT, Roberta Lima, Sükran Moral, Susana Mendes Silva, Tejal Shah, Zanele Muholi
Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea – Museu do Chiado, Lisboa
April 9 – June 30 2013

Dear Aby Warburg: What can be done with images? Dealing with Photographic Material
Curated by Eva Schmidt
With: paula roush, Özlem Altin, Tobias Buche, Mariana Castillo Deball, Marianna Christofides, Koenraad Dedobbeleer, Katalin Deér, Thea Djordjadze, Hervé Garcia, Cécile Hummel, Franziska Kabisch, Ulrike Kuschel, Alexandra Leykauf, Elke Marhöfer, Katrin Mayer, Lia Perjovschi, Manfred Pernice, Abigail Reynolds, Ines Schaber & Stefan Pente, Eske Schlüters, Batia Suter, Simon Wachsmuth and Haegue Yang
Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen
December 2012- March 2013

Queer Paper Gardens
With: paula roush, maria lusitano
Museu da Electricidade Lisbon 2013

Dreaming Through –On & Into the Exotic
With: paula roush, maria lusitano
198 Contemporary Arts&Learning London

The Modern Lesbian
Film section with: Ana
 Jarrin (The 

 shoe laces), paula


20th Annual Lesbian Lives Conference
University of Brighton, 15-16 February 2013

Xistorias, Gois Schist Villages, Portugal

Shape the Future: Living and Design the City,
Waterman’s Art Centre, London

Art Engaging Gangs
AC institute,  New York City


The Past Persists In The Present In The Form of A Dream (Participatory Architectures, Archive and Revolution) Phoenix Brighton / Brighton Photo Fringe Biennial, Brighton

Kunstfilmtag 2012 Language Is the House We Live In (Appendix exhibition), Auditorium of the Artists Association Malkasten, Düsseldorf

Desenha’12 Trienal Movimento Desenho with ART in PARK, SpazioDual ,Lisbon

Open House London at the Former Annie McCall Maternity Hospital (Stockwell Studios), London

Kaleid 2012 the exhibition of artist’s books,  Art Academy London

BookLive! International symposium & live events, London South Bank University, London

Pa/per View Artist Book Fair [represented by sput&nik thewindow], Maus Hábitos, Porto

Guatephoto, Guatemala City

Self-Published Newspapers Show,  mzin Leipzig

The Photobook Show at Brighton’s Jubilee Library,  Brighton Photo Biennial Brighton

Urban Dreams , Center for Contemporary Art – Plovdiv The Ancient Bath Bulgaria

Kaleid 2012, the exhibition of artist’s books ,  Art Academy London

An Eye for an Ear, Les rencontres d’Arles, Photography Galerie Huit Arles

Born in 1987: The Animated GIF,  The Photographer’s Gallery London

Classop (varied papers)
Zavod P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E. Gallery P74, Ljubljana

Classop (varied papers), Sput-e-nik the window, Porto

Tagged’, Space Media Arts/ node, London 2006

Give(a)way: the art of unconditional generosity,  Ev+a, Limerick Ireland


Disobedience, (an ongoing archive)
Play Gallery and Kunstraum Bethanien Berlin

Global tour, w139, Amsterdam

Public services, Pavel Haus, Laafeld, Austria

Mud d’artiste, Rael Artel Gallery, Parnu

What are we doing? What is happening to us? What needs to be done? I prefer not to: Protest Academy,  Elastic Residence, London and Heimat Modern Experimentale 1-general panel, Leipzig


Exercise SOS:OK, Zavod P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E. Gallery P74 Ljubljana

SOS:OK Save Our Souls: Zero Killings Emergency Biscuit, Coleman Project Space, London

Meeting Point, Centro de Arte Moderna JAP, Lisbon

The art of survival,  Prague biennale Europe, Prague

cc. changing cities 05,  Haus der architektur Graz

Urban detours, Bauhaus Dessau Germany
City stripping GAK Bremen Germany
Polyphony, Living Art Museum Reykjavik

paula roush
Chaos of memories- Surviving archives and the ruins of history according to the found photo foundation.
Order and Collapse: The Lives of Archives. 2016