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.
RIP as an acronym echoes that of a defunct Italian public phone company, SIP. The miniature phone box, made by vinyl extrusion, with vinyl paint and photographic prints, is the replica of a large inst... Read more
Part of the Visual and Critical Studies Department's thesis exhibition at the Alogon Gallery in Chicago, Ill.; "The 3 US military medical kits containing Vivarin, Robitussin, strobe lights,... Read more
Rubber stamping to instruct the viewer on how to use the tiny light bulb on a string "in case of emergency." Plastic box containing 1 instruction sheet, 1 light bulb and thread. Limited edit... Read more
Made in response to the author's experience learning about the United States prison system and working with youth in a penitentiary, the work explores the stigmas the artist encountered produced... 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
Odd mailing of artist-made multiples, organized by Conrad Freiburg.; Each issue housed in hand-made wooden container.; Collection has issues 1 (signed and number 6 of 29), 2 (number 13 of 33) , and 3... Read more
A series of works documenting the yearly FLUXFEST happenings. Library has materials from 2011 (Fort Worth, Chicago, New York City) and 2012 (Chicago). This box was assembled in an edition of 12. Colle... Read more