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 book about one of the biggest, and highly monitored urban squares, Tiananmen Square in Beijing, where a well documented student protest took place in 1989 that ended in a massacre. Officials and pol... Read more
Series of color photographs shot in China between 2009 and 2013 documenting the migrant laborers known as the 'floating population.' Includes photographs, video stills, and photographed obje... Read more
"Chen Zhe's closing statement of her long contemplation on the disquieted souls, the wounded bodies and the elusive link between the two. Presented as a layered notebook which weaves in and... Read more
The artist describes her Chinese-American heritage and the difficulties Chinese and other Asians have to assimilate into white culture, "denying the color of their own"--from the author. Inc... Read more
"AMBruno presented fifteen books with singularly diverse responses to the theme of [sic]. The [sic] collection of books was launched at PAGES Leeds / International Contemporary Artists' Book... Read more
"The author connects in some fifty photographs the life of her grandparents in Hong Kong with that of her parents, herself and her daughter, the fourth generation. The strong tie between past and... Read more
"On a day in April 2006, four young men - Cao Fei, Ah Long,TOKILL and Fang Zheng were walking on the way to Yunnan province. Initially, Cao Fei was invited to make a feature film about "Yunn... Read more