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.
“Documents the transition of the artist’s childhood friend from female to male. As a gesture of caring and also as a way of creating a control for the project, Morales documents herself alongside her... Read more
"Using the decades of zines produced in association with the various Punk scenes (Punk, Sniffin' Glue, Search and Destroy, etc.) as templates, students in the class produced zines individual... Read more
"The Real Life Diary of a Young Boy" is an autobiographical zine produced in the late 1990s. The zine addresses growing up as an adolescent in the American South near the turn of the millenn... Read more
"Merger is a collection of corporate portmanteaus. The playful mashups envisage a near future where mergers, acquisitions and corporate inversions play out to their logical extreme. Many of the c... Read more
Series of ten zine publications, two original handprints (one mounted to box), and one contact strip housed in a screen printed cardboard box; zines feature black and white photographs from several di... Read more
This book is a collaborative project by a group of Midwest artists and papermakers including Kate Pagni, Eliza Schulte, Ann Repp, Chris O'Shea, John Weber, Bob Williams, Dan Cochrane, Jennifer W.... Read more