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.
A photo book about a first relationship that was thought to last forever. Features documentation of a long-distance relationship enduring hurt, happiness, and uncertainty through social media screensh... Read more
Collage-style art therapy, with news clippings and scholarly texts.; "This artist publication analyzes art therapy's location within a U.S. based sociopolitical context. By juxtaposing schol... Read more
This zine is a collection of photographed stickers located in Logan Square, Chicago.; "Maria and Jessica Tapia were enchanted by the stickers on poles and other city structures. Some of the stick... Read more
"A collaborative book project by Daniele Vickers and Americo Gariety where we examine our shared religious epistemological shifts, while using repurposed Mormon visual material. These images (and... Read more
Photographs of the outside basketball courts at Cook County Department of Corrections in Chicago, Illinois. All proceeds of the book sales will go to the fight against mass incarceration.; Library has... Read more
1 sheet of a video documentation of live performance with text, sound and walking. Home is a series "proposes an excavation of place in analog and digital memory. Drawing texts and sounds from a... Read more