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.
"Swatch booklet chronicling the rise and fall of the fur empire, where the typography and fur become more luxurious and then more generic, symbolizing the fall due to animal activism. The text of... Read more
A box containing 38 flash cards, compiled in a vocabulary of the artist's personal Lexicon. "These are words I use, words I like, words I love, words only I know, words only my people know,... Read more
Box, glued together like puzzle pieces, replicating a suitcase or trunk. Inside are 12 slates of wood laser-cutting text and illustrations of the physical and emotional baggage one carries during thei... Read more
Chen, Jenny, Anantarasate, Pichaya, Burtonwood, Tom, Thawee, Sompong, Chinphan, Kamolthip
"Mail Art Project is a personal project of Opel Smittinet (Patcharida) started in December 2017, based in Thailand. This project is established to create a closer relationship between artists and... Read more
The artist explores food as a metaphor for the objectification of feminine bodies.; An acrylic box resembling a refrigerator holds 18 laser engraved neon acrylic pieces illustrating body parts.; An ac... Read more
A zine by the founder of Rebirth Garments, a fashion line whose “mission is to create gender non-conforming wearables and accessories for people on the full spectrum of gender, size and ability. The l... Read more