paula is the founder of MSDM, the studio that does less photography
and more photographic practice.
paula roush is a photographer and founder of msdm.studio. She is the author of several photoworks investigating how consciousness becomes a photographic object, including Nothing to Undo, Bus-Spotting+ A Story and Super-Private. paula’s work has been featured in numerous publications including Dear Aby Warburg: What can be done with images? Dealing with Photographic Material, Order and Collapse: The Lives of Archives, and Watching Europe and Beyond: Survellance, Art and Photography in the New Millenium
msdm editions and publications are in many public collections including Victoria & Albert Museum’s National Art Library, London and Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET), New York. They’ve also been recognised by Kassel and Arles photobook awards and Sheffield International Artists’ Books Awards. The Found Photo Foundation, part of the studio holdings, is a home for orphan photographs and source for the Orphan editions.
The London-based studio often collaborates with artists, theorists and cultural organisations, working in the intersection of art, design, photographic practice and the ‘everyday’ experience of visual communication – in food, fashion, to well-being, education and space regeneration.