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 oversize archival box, wrapped with faux fur, sprayed with Nasomatto Black Afgano perfume. "This work explores the ways the signifers of animality are used in human--animal self--fashion. The f... 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
"The main concept is to create a space in which I felt I belonged. There is a sense of serenity to the outside, which contrasts with the more gruesome insides where there is a greater need for pr... Read more
An interdisciplinary collaboration between H.R. Buechler and Erica Hess that explores the materiality of systems of transmission-language/code/textiles-and the ineffectiveness of these systems when su... Read more
Accordion fold print housed in paper box. "This work investigates the journey and formation from a line, to a shape formed by the connection of lines, to the dimensional form of the box."--A... 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