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 result of countless conversations on the activities of Nothing About Us Without Us and the perceived violence in ableism. The booklet came out of an Independent Study Project the artist undertook... Read more
"The book represents an arduous self-interview via newspaper articles, time lines, and the whole history of man from 1450 through 1987."--Umbrella Magazine.; Stamped on title page reads: PEA... Read more
Photographic images are interspersed with transparent acetate pages on which text is printed, allowing the viewer to read text and image simultaneously. This piece was produced for course-work in Sall... Read more
A memory archive of Egyptian voices, defining 160 terms in a revolutionary lexicon. The handmade vocabulary box contains 160 square cards divided into 4 categories-concepts, objects, characters and pl... Read more
Large poster, folded irregularly and at sharp angles, contains collaged images, documenting the sculptures by Aimee Beaubien -- a deconstruction, cutting up and recontextualization of photographs. Hou... Read more
Collaboration between Jia Zhao and Avital Meshi. "A work about the communication between two foreign women. Using cups, strings and body interactions, we invented a new way to communicate. During... Read more
Renal Calculus represents as a passport issued to a kidney stone, ephemera resulting from a mixed media installation piece that takes its name from the Latin word for kidney. The objects open up quest... Read more