msdm a nomadic house-studio-gallery for photographic art and curatorial research, an expanded practice of the artist's book, photobook publishing and peer-to-peer collaboration created by contemporary artist paula roush

The Lost Weekend
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Photobook is:


Excited to be part of Bristol Artist’s Book Event
THE LOST WEEKEND at Arnolfini Gallery, where

Photobook Is  Did You Mean Photo Book Is 
printed publication part of BABE's catalogue
See the catalogue here

The  video of the book's -based  performative reading
is also part of the  programme  Artist's books films.

Artists and small-presses have created new films for BABE 2021, to showcase their work. Ranging from recorded talks from Australia to Mexico about international collections and exhibitions, through documentation of printing processes, to book-based performances and experimental short films.
Available to view here from the 16 April 2021 

For details of  BABE 2021 see

For  Photobook Is   Did You Mean Photo Book Is 
see here



Online launch of Photobook Is Did You Mean Photo Book Is collab with ATELIER POPUP.
The performance took place in zoom, mediated by susana paiva who introduced the audience to the rules of interaction, namely, the ability to resize the two view windows, switch cam + mike off and place questions via chat.
The screenshare window featured an animation of the book pages, synchronous with its reading out loud by Victoria (The Received Pronunciation automated voice in Acrobat Pro). msdm studio window featured video stream of four actions {rehearsed with the support of Hugo Santos) related to visualising, editing, publishing and distributing the book.


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