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.
Taste Our Voodoo documents the creative partnership between American songstress, poet, writer and actress Lydia Lunch and French experimental sound artist and turntablist Philippe Petit across a doubl... Read more
"Experiemental poetry, in a chapbook. Series of poems that work in concert with original material written by John Perry Hanna II between May 4, 1941 and May 7, 1942 in 'Diary of an Illinois... Read more
A fanzine about the effects of consumerism and contamination.; Imagery conveys visceral and uncanny bodily fragments, hybridity, and metamorphosis of the body.; The publication includes twelve sticker... Read more
“Son Ni's debut comic follows a herd of horny mermaids as they dream of kidnapping men to their underground lair. The book's unique folded format allows for colored paper inserts, overlay, a... Read more
A collage by Molochnikov, accompanied by the poem, "Auf der Treppe der Erkenntnis" by Kasimir Malewitsch. Cover is made of cardboard, with smaller pieces of cardboard collaged onto the front... Read more