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 chap book written by Lilly Daiber for an 8th grade assignment tells the story of meeting William Brent in May 2006 at his home in Havana, Cuba when she was in 6th grade. William Brent, a Black Panth... Read more
"Silent Stories grew out of a series of realizations about myself as a first generation Filipino-American, a woman, and an artist. The piece was first presented at California Institute of the Art... Read more
Part of 'The Nova Scotia series-source materials of the contemporary arts, containing documentation of Illinois artist Dan Graham's video installations and performances from 1970-1978, throu... Read more
Including interviews, photographs, essays, and autobiographical text, Wrongly Bodied documents the male to female transition for Jake, a transgendered middle American. "Wrongly bodied came out of... Read more
"The Isis Nicole Magazine is a Chicago/Bay-Area based entertainment publication that celebrates the gifts and messages of contemporary artists worldwide. Founded by Isis Nicole in 2013, The IN Ma... Read more