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.
"My imagery is built through the creation and destruction of photographs and drawings with letterpress, sewing, and attention texture and color-referencing the topography that surrounds us. By co... 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
"...features a hybrid prose poem/essay about memory, both the intangible qualities and physiological components. The text juxtaposes scientific theory and fact with personal memories, both fictio... 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
Folded broadsides of photographs, some collaged on top of one another, in color and black-and-white, and some highly pixelated. Each page creates a unique narrative, "a voyeuristic look at sublim... Read more
The work centers around definition and ownership of the body, and questions how it is experienced and by whom. Black portfolio box includes vellum prints, white cotton gloves, and an empty pack of Mar... Read more