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The Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection (JFABC) digital library is an online guide and finding aid for the rich collection of artists’ publications available in Flaxman Library Special Collections. The JFABC brings together close to ten thousand artists’ publications in all formats and media including: books, zines, multiples, video and audio recordings, digital works, periodicals, and other intimate works of art created by artists of local, national, and international significance. Focusing on materials published from the 1960s to the present, it is complemented by collections of reference works and exhibition catalogues to support in-depth research on artists’ publishing.
"42 multiples." Twelve stories translated in and out of eighteen languages by 61 authors. Texts in English, Dutch, French, Swedish, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Spanish, Urdu, Hebrew, Itali... Read more
Initiated by Hans Ulrich Obrist in 1993, Do It, in its various permutations, has provided how-to pages of instructions written by more than 200 artists. This edition has text in Icelandic with some En... Read more
A collaborative text beginning with a short story by Vilela about two speechless characters in love; each contributor reacts to the story using "performative, cinematic, literary, and phenomenolo... Read more
"Published to accompany the 2009 exhibition at Galleri Ágúst in Reykjavík, this book collects 230 photographs originally organized by socialist Sigurður Guttormsson between 1925 and 1945. Guttorm... Read more
Annual publication from 1975-1987. Review for Everything accepts contributions in the shape of texts, collages, drawings, etc, are printed without revisions of their form or content. Text in English,... Read more
The work is a set of 26 magnet flash cards in an edition of 1,000. Each of the 26 illustrated card presents an image with its name in two different languages. Housed within plastic container. The Rena... Read more