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 poem intended to be read by three speakers simultaneously. Consists of four volumes, each mounted on a base that forms a lectern when open.; Issued in case (44 x 44 x 10 cm).; "This is the Cent... Read more
A oversize archival box, wrapped with faux fur, sprayed with Nasomatto Black Afgano perfume. "This work explores the ways the signifers of animality are used in human--animal self--fashion. The f... Read more
54 playing cards, housed in cardboard box. "Each suit in this pack of cards has been taken from a different deck hand-made by criminals in Soviet prisons during the 1980s. Their unique designs we... Read more
An accordion-folded graphic novel, housed in slipcase.; "Through the artist's stylized artwork and by reinterpreting the ancient Mixtec codices using an accordion-folded format, Tonatiuh bri... Read more
"Memoria Perdida" was made by design students Rosario Walker and Paulina Jimenez, from a workshop taught by Naranja Ediciones and the Brazilian designer Gutavo Piqueira within the Design cou... Read more
Box, glued together like puzzle pieces, replicating a suitcase or trunk. Inside are 12 slates of wood laser-cutting text and illustrations of the physical and emotional baggage one carries during thei... Read more
"Playing up is produced and published in a collaboration between the Live Art Development Agency (LADA, UK), Findus Theatre / Theatre of Research (Germany), Tate Early Years and Family Programme... Read more