SUPER – PRIVATE : SCENES 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 2017 paula roush
SUPER – PRIVATE : SCENES 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 2017 paula roush

 

SUPER – PRIVATE : SCENES  1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 Leporello bookwork in six editions Editing and design: paula roush. Photographic source: EPS + Al-Yom Collections /Arab Image Foundation Inkjet and laser printing, Epson 189 gsm paper (leporello) and Corona offset 120gsm (folded insert) 30x11cm, expanding to 40-130cm depending on edition Hand-bound and manufactured by msdm publications Released during the launch of infinite multiple in September 2017

 

 

Super-private consists of photographs taken in the late 1940s, 1950s by a Lebanese banker known as RS, sourced from the Arab Image Foundation’s  EPS collection. Insert includes a newspaper photograph from the ‘Al-Yom collection’ (also held at the Foundation), showing the building where RS worked, damaged by a nearby explosion during the 1975-1990 Civil War, and a conversation between PR (paula roush) and EPS, who donated the ‘EPS collection’ to the Arab Image Foundation and wishes to remain anonymous.

 

scene #1 : RS (self-portrait by the flower curtains), 12 accordion folded pages 29.7 x 130 cm

  scene #2: Andrée (Beirut Hippodrome), 8 accordion folded pages 29.7 x 84 cm scene #3: Rositta (Budapest, hotel room),  6 accordion folded pages 29.7 x 63 cm scene #4: Andrée (Show jumping),  8 accordion folded pages 29.7 x 84 cm

scene #5: Rositta (Beirut Corniche),  8 accordion folded pages 29.7 x 84 cm

scene #6: Rositta (Hamra, family home), 8 accordion folded pages 29.7 x 84 cm