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 collaborative international artist's book project took place in Fries Grafisch Museum in Joure, Netherlanda, Nov. 23, 2008. The project was initiated by Joseph J. Visser in order to create an i... Read more
This book is devoted to a poem by Vladimir Mayakovski 'Listen!' The concept was to metaphorically embody the main idea of the poem by hand-embroidering about 30 constellations onto transpare... Read more
Makulatur, which translates to Waste Paper, is an "homage to the leftovers that remain after a book is completed. The material residue of maquettes and demonstration copies accumulated and presen... Read more
Reproductions of photographs depicting military cemeteries in the North of France. In an essay, the author relates these relatively impersonal photos to his childhood memories of playing in graveyards... Read more
Concept and design by Stefan Gunnesch and Oliver Viehweg. "The pages of the book are made of perforated cards. An associative term or a fragment of a sentence has been collected during one year a... Read more
Photographs and text by Gilles Mora in response, and as an homage, to the work of writer Robert Walser and the terseness in it. Includes black and white landscape photographs with one page of text pri... Read more