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.
Poetry, including text as visual.; Designed, printed, and bound by Sacha Archer. "The manuscript presents a series of visual poems that imitate the appearances of water through letter arrangement... Read more
A collection of comic strips, with text and illustrations by David Alvarado. The comics were made back in 2012-2013, when the artist was a student at Columbia, writing weekly dairy comics for the news... Read more
Pop-up book with stitched thread design on front cover, and found historical images throughout book. Housed in cardboard box with found image mounted on lid. Text in English and Russian.;"Let Me... Read more
Found and collected photographs paired with poems that tell the story of a little girl who asked too many questions and was diagnosed with the disease 'confusive.' Red thread is embroidered... Read more
A printed version of the zine workshop on June 25, 2016, hosted at Bombadil Books in Chicago. The author discusses: zine cover tips, tips and tools for binding and production, where to find supplies,... Read more