paula roush | tuesday (flora mccallica) | 2012 | collage | edition of: 1
40 x 29 cm
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), Max Ernst’s collage novel Une Semaine de Bonté (A Week of Goodness, 1934) and Valentine Penrose’s poem-collage Dons des Féminines (Gifts of the Feminine, 1951).
Installation view of 28 framed collages. Exhibition Queer Paper Gardens, Museu da Eletricidade, Lisbon 2013.
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
Joao Pinharanda, Undermining the surrounding world, exhibition publication.