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

TITLE WORK: Protest Academy:  ‘What are we doing? What’s happening to us? What needs to be done? I prefer not to’
AUTHOR: paula roush et al
MEDIUM: vinyl , 4 tracks  with insert libretto,  
PUBLISHER: msdm publications
YEAR: 2005

The academy was launched in London in February-March 2005 as an audio-visual archive that developed throughout a three weekend period at the Elastic Residence.
For the occasion, the guest delegates participated with works of tactical sound for the 4 part collective score of the academy’s inaugural lecture titled: ‘What are we doing? What’s happening to us? What needs to be done? I prefer not to’ performed and streamed live during the weekend of 26th and 27th February.  
The audio archive is published as vinyl (ed 500) with insert libretto.

msdm’s Protest Academy was commissioned by elastic residency  and& heimat modern, london/leipzig, 2005-06,  part of General Panel’s introductory summer course on ‘Protest and Production of Urban Space’ [Leipzig, May –Aug 2005].

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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 


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paula roush 

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school of arts  & creative industries  
london south bank university