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.
Handbound book is comprised of found materials that are collaged onto the pages.; Materials include knitted fabric, video tape, glitter, a single Christmas light, photocopies, passages from books, and... Read more
Cupful is a two-volume project, focused on ecological action and recording it through collection and sample by Christopher Davenport of Pocket Knife Press. Cupful/Photographs features archival pigment... Read more
Short text fragments are paired with found photographs and footage from traveling through Japan.; Japanese stab binding stitched with cotton cord; images printed on double leaves.; Cover title.; Issue... Read more
Four-hole Japanese style stab binding with fore edges folded; sewn with brown linen thread; boards covered in red cloth; letterpressed cover title in soft black on ivory paper (8 x 3.5 cm) inset. Blac... Read more
The artist records the movement of bus rides by pointing pen on papers and recording the vibration while the bus is in motion; "sitting still sensing trembling involuntarily in motion, free my pe... Read more