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.
The project began in response to the "collective, intuitive translation [that] comes from the need to exercise a new language" in improvisational music performances (from item). This poster... Read more
A concept created by Aziza Harmel and Doreen Mende, where they set up interviews with no particular aim other than to open a space for archival thoughts, proposals, voices, and concerts of the people... Read more
"Biscotti di Vento is a research project by artist Vittoria Soddu in collaboration with authors Manlio Brigalia, Bianca Pitzorno and Celestino Tabasso. Their contributions to Biscotti di Vento ha... Read more
Aglaia Konrad uses film and photography to visually extend her interest in urban development, cityscapes and architecture. In this artist book she presents photographs taken in the Carrara region in I... Read more
A collaboration between Maja Hodoscek and her elementary aged sister Zala Ozek, who secretly filmed activities at her school during class breaks to capture conversations about political issues, the st... Read more
In this book, Narayan Khandekar, director of the Strauss Center, takes us on a tour of the Forbes Pigment Collection, which at present is kept in the Strauss Center for Conservation and Technical Stud... Read more
A sketchbook style collection of drawings using patterns and symbols, some religious or spiritual in form. Each drawing is dated suggesting a diaristic approach. 56 loose folded sheets and one poster... Read more