Wallpaper Samples from the Flood & Plagues Home Collection, 2013
softcover, 5pp., color throughout
11 in. x 4 1/4 in.
A helpful resource for those who live in low lying areas, the Flood and Plagues Home Collection is a set of luxury wallpaper samples. From the minimal Fecal Coliform, Gram Stain, to the bold and baroque Boiler Oil (by Dante Diez) the collection will transform any room in flood prone neighborhoods to lovely effect, no matter what global climate upheaval brings to your door. Numbered.
Maddalena Polletta has lived and worked in New York City for the past 29 years. Since 1991 she has collaborated with a group of Artists and Writers, through the collective Fleabites, on artist books/zines. These books are sold cheaply and distributed via bookstores, collectives and art spaces. Maddalena lives with her husband, Pedro Diez, and son, Dante Diez, in a sixth floor walk-up.