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.
“The Origin of Springs uses the embodied labour of beauty salon workers as a foundation on which to excavate speculative industrial and geological histories. It traces a path from the calloused hand o... Read more
Written by thirteen different artists, each representing their individual practice.; Produced by SAIC’s Sculpture Department as part of the Exit Seminar, Spring 2017, with faculty member Kelly Kaczyns... Read more
Vile is a magazine published by Anna Banana (Canada) in 1974 and 1975.; Anna Banana reflects on her reasons for starting the publication.; "VILE was inspired by FILE Magazine's growing disda... Read more
Three pamphlets published by the artist in 1980 to accompany three different exhibitions. War Pictures (unpaged) is a series of statements published in conjunction with the exhibition at Artists Space... Read more