writings, photo works

Now available in a paperback edition

‘Georges Perec’s Enduring Presence in the Visual Arts’

in Rowan Wilken and Justin Clemens (eds), The Afterlives of Georges Perec, Edinburgh University Press, 2018, pp. 23-44. 

Of Riches and Rags

Of Riches and Rags – a reading of the Financial Times,

loose leaf book with wrapping,  Suncroft Press, 2017–2018.

LEAVE//REMAIN Exhibition

 esdpubwebsiteseedscf4903_5998England’s Dreaming will be on show at

Bank Street Arts (Sheffield, UK),

25–30 October 2016

LEAVE//REMAIN:  Phil Archer,  Francesca Busca,  Stephen Chase,  Bryan Eccleshall,  Sarah-Jane Field,  Annette Griffiths,  Liz Hall,  Jessica Harby,  Steve Lowen,  Tony Maj, Mireille Ribière,  Micaela Signorelli,  Paul Tuppeny,  Myfanwy Williams,  Lucy Wright.

Arles 2016 – Photo-Text Award Shortlist


A 4-part photo essay  edited, designed and bound by paula roush, with text by Mireille Ribière

has been short-listed for a new Photo-Text Award

and will be on show at the Rencontres de la Photographie – Arles

from 4 July to 25 September 2016


Claudia Shneider: The Watercolors

A brief overview of Claudia Shneider’s works on paper exhibited at the Leonard Perlson Gallery:

The Last Drop     5–21 November 2015

Cooper Classic Collection, 137 Perry Street, New York, New York 10014

Two new articles about Georges Perec

  • ‘Le lieu et la forme dans La Clôture de Georges Perec’

                in Le Cabinet d’amateur. Revue d’études perecquiennes en ligne, mai 2015.

  • ‘La poésie en question dans La Clôture et autres poèmes de Georges Perec’

                in Le Cabinet d’amateur. Revue d’études perecquiennes en ligne, mai 2015.


Georges Perec, Roland Barthes : l’élève et le maître

Throughout his writing career, Perec acknowledged Barthes as his master. Yet Barthes never recognized him as a major writer. This paper, first published in De Perec etc., derechef (Joseph K., 2005), examines in detail the similarities and, most importantly, the divergences between the two.


Georges Perec, an enabling figure. The example of ‘Columbus Day’

Although the work of Georges Perec is cited as inspirational by many writers worldwide, his legacy is perhaps most evident in the visual arts. This article examines how Perec’s work has informed my own practice as the author of Columbus Day, Central Park.


Essays on Roland Barthes

Three essays intended to accompany Roland Barthes  (Philosophy Insights, Humanities-Ebooks, Kindle edition, 2010) are now available online 

 – Barthes Early Years

Barthes Early Works

Barthes and the Theatre

Extracts from forthcoming photobook ‘Catching the Light’

Six images from the series Catching The Light are included in the latest issue of the Canadian online literary magazine

Ascent Aspirations Magazine

September and October 2014, Volume 18, Number 9 & 10

 ISSN 1715-085X