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

                                                                                                                       FOUND PHOTO FOUNDATION

FOUND PHOTO FOUNDATION

Artist-led platform for the study and care of orphan photographs. There are multiple reasons photographs become orphan: they may
have been abandoned following the death of their owners, they may have been stolen, or they may have simply ceased to be useful and thrown in the garbage, from where they may have been rescued and put back on the market.
Organised in informal collections, the photographs are used for study, workshops, publications and exhibitions. Creative research methods allow to unravel the diverse meanings of collecting, exhibiting and publishing orphan photography.

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FPF#1 Newspaper work
Found Photo Foundation 

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Orphan Editions
photobooks and photographic editions
sourced from FOUND PHOTO FOUNDATION 

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Chaos of Memories
Reflective essay drawn out of existing artistic practice,
the focus is the Found Photo Foundation experimental archiving

paula roush, found photo foundation: installation view at Dear Aby Warburg: What can be done with images? Dealing with Photographic Material, Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, 2012–2013

Dear Aby Warburg: What can be done with images? Dealing with Photographic
Material Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen
FOUND PHOTO FOUNDATION exhibited as experimental archive 

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Torn, Folded, Curled: applying the Found Photo Foundation methodologies with MENA
(Middle East North Africamaterial, during a residency at the  Arab Image Foundation

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TIMELINE VORTEX (UNFIXED)
Found Photo Foundation 
Born in 1987: The Animated GIF exhibition
The Photographer's Gallery Media Wall

 

Time of Its Other (allegories of history)
Found Photo Foundation  
Connecting Worlds exhibition
The Drawing Room/ UBM

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Order and Collapse: The lives of Archives
The book presents the Found Photo Foundation
in the context of contemporary artistic and research-based
approaches to existing archives, the act of collecting images,
and creating new archives.

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 Source: Arab Image Foundation
Reflective essay organised around three photobooks sourced from the Arab Image Foundation photographic collections

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Dear Aby Warburg
What can be done with images?
This book presents FOUND PHOTO FOUNDATION 
with recent positions in contemporary art that deal
with photographic material.

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Participatory Architectures (Memory, Archive, Revolution)
Found Photo Foundation 
Paradigm Store exhibition 

 

msdm   is  Mobile  Strategies  of  Display  &   Mediation
 a nomadic House — Studio — Gallery for photographic art
curatorial research, expanded practice of the artist's book
photobook publishing  and peer - to - peer collaborations 

 

by appointment only
please e-mail to schedule a visit

paula roush 
founder


paularoush@gmail.com

House—Studio—Gallery
London SE


msdm@msdm.org.uk

school of arts  & creative industries  
london south bank university


roushp@lsbu.org.uk