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

orphan editions

photobooks sourced from the Found Photo Foundation

Orphan Editions are photobooks and photographic editions sourced from the  FOUND PHOTO FOUNDATION — a photographic archive for the study and care  of orphan photographs.  An experimental publishing project that investigates the sequencing of
orphan photographs and collections  in a post-digital ecology. 
Each project explores a particular approach to publishing the printed material
on the Foundation’s collections.

ORPHAN #1: 

BUS-SPOTTING + A STORY

Handmade artist’s book with four  volumes in a slipcase, pamphlet binding with sequential structure

bus-spotting + a story

ORPHAN #2: 

LISBON VERNACULAR

Handmade artist’s book with unbound pamphlet in a deconstructed cover /case 

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ORPHAN #3: 

FLORAMCCALLICA

Handmade artist’s book, stab-bound spine codex with hanging colophon  

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