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 catalogue of all of the objects in (Alatalo’s) suitcase that were made in China, accompanied by the texts that were either imprinted on, molded into, or attached by label to the objects. The simple... Read more
Photographs of “barricades erected by anti central government demonstrators” during the 2014 Umbrella Revolution in Hong Kong, showing the aftermath and aesthetics of protest. The book is housed in a... Read more
Handmade book printed on copy machines. Collaged images and texts overlaid with tissue paper, gold foil paper and colored acetate. One plastic pendant tied to the spine. Library has no. 16 in an editi... Read more
"Contemplation is about the act of looking, especially looking as an external process; looking at ourselves inside our self. It is a silent book, containing pages looking at other pages."--e... Read more
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