flora mccallica


Flora McCallica, prints based on mixed media collage made of orphan photos (a set dated 1958 found in the Lisbon flea market) and a herbarium discarded by the London Kew Gardens (dated 1920s). Print sizes: 85 x 60 cm (single sheet, printed both sides) and 80 x 120 cm (1 signature, printed in three sheets). hand printing: black silkscreen ink treated with water and heat by hand, creating stains and patterns that are unique to each print. paper: newsprint. total edition: 100 copies.

Edition titled after Annie McCall founder of the Maternity Hospital (1889-1970) where Stockwell Studios and msdm publications were based  until 2013, and where the work was developed.

collage & design: paula roush

msdm publications

Commissioned by the CMCR [centre for media and culture research, london]

 


paula roush, Flora McCallica, installation at Paradigm Store, 5 Howick Place, London. Commissioned by HS Projects.

Flora McCallica, Hand printed newspaper, silkscreen on newsprint, mdf, 1 volume of 3, number of pages variable, 82 cm x 120 x 15 cm. Each hardcover book includes a set of 30 unsigned prints. Installation view from the exhibition Paradigm Store, 5 Howick Place, London. Commissioned by HS Projects.

 



PR, Installating Flora McCallica, exhibition Paradigm Store, 5 Howick Place, London. Photography: Sylvain Deleu.



Flora McCallica, Hand printed newspaper, silkscreen on newsprint, mdf, 1 volume of 3, number of pages variable, 82 cm x 120 x 15 cm. Each hardcover book includes a set of 30 unsigned prints. Installation view from the exhibition Art in a bookshell:  a survey of artists working with and inspired by books, Milton gallery London. Further information here>