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

vaio road test 

A remake of  'royal road test,' 1967 (mason williams, ed ruscha and patrick blackwell). 'vaio road test'  (paula roush, teresa paiva and maria lusitano) documents the throwing of a laptop  from a moving car and the aftermath.


black & white on cream uncoated paper
high-gloss laminated softcover
perfect binding
13×20 cm
64 Pages
print on demand



"In a spell of écriture automatique  the machine embraced her destiny:  kiss my code goodbye,  the keyboard typed away as she joined the ancestry of dead media."  

"The dead media upgrade to 'royal road test' "

Date:                Sunday, September 2012
Time:                5: 07 P.M.
Place:               Effra Road 2nd Right Turn (Cul-de-Sac)
                         travelling South West to Brixton, Tulse Hill London
Weather:           Cloudy
Speed:              30 m.p.h 



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