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 pop-up book and comic about two birds making choices and taking flight. The inside front-cover and inside back-cover spreads both contain pop-art, with the comics pages taking up the center of the b... Read more
A collection of zines on creative content: "Each Básico is conformed by no more than 24 xerox-printed pages in grayscale (with an exceptional colored spread) binded with loop staples for further... Read more
A comic about a man who transforms into a mushroom after eating one.; As the transformation happens, fact and reality collapse into contradictions.; Several stages of persona allude to rhizomes, a ter... Read more
A graphic novel about escaping from reality into a world of diversion through video games, costume parties, and sex. Challenging escapism, the narrator gives monologues where ideas of chaos, lonelines... Read more
La fabula con memoria de pez, the fable with the memory of a fish, tells the story of a father who struggles to retain the memory of his deceased wife.; Threatened by the inking of a monstrous squid,... Read more
“A collection of short comics made between 2012-2016. Contains fiction comics about life in Mexico City and self exploration.”--From the artist.; Narratives include punk, sex, fantasy, and science fic... Read more
Color de Hormiga (ant color) is a phrase said when things get critical.; This graphic novel, “tells the story of three old school thieves who among their adventures commit a heinous robbery and are be... Read more