Flora McCallica, installation view of 28 framed photo-collages, exhibition Queer Paper Gardens, Museu da Eletricidade, Lisbon 2013.

Flora McCallica, collage of orphan photos from a set dated 1958 found in the Lisbon flea market and a 1920s herbarium (Herbarium Britannicum) discarded by the London Kew Gardens. Album titled after Annie McCall founder of the Maternity Hospital (1889-1970) where Stockwell Studios (where the work was developed) were based until 2013, Mary Delany inventor of botanical collage (Flora Delanica 1772-1782).

Flora McCallica,  photo-collage, edition of: 1, 40 x 29 cm each

 

 

Exhibition reviews:

Celso Martins,  Collage and collision An artistic collaboration around the dances and counterdances of gender, retrieves collage as a mode of associating images. Publication: Expresso Atual. Date: 22 June 2013

Luisa Soares Oliveira, Fatal women and others as such. A visit to the surrealist museum through collage. Lisbon Electricity Museum Installation. Publication: Ipsilon Publico. Date: 23 August 2013

 Curator’s text:

Joao Pinharanda, Undermining the surrounding world, exhibition publication.