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 first volume (act I) designed by Véronique Bourgoin documents the installations 'Vrai ou Faux?' shown between 2010 and 2013. She grouped together works from artists and the archives from... Read more
This portfolio contains 13 postcards designed by various artists.; Artist contributors include: Achim Schynder, Grant D. Poier, Frank Barth, Jurgen Schweinebraden, Wolfgang Hainke, Niall Monro, Arno A... Read more
23 leaves of colored photographs, which are images of hands holding onto manipulated fabric.; "In 1993, she used ‘dolls’ – soft shapes made from nylon, seeds and talk – which she manipulated in h... Read more
"Part essay, part autobiography, the first book by Japanese filmmaker Daïchi Saïto offers a reflection on the artist's life, career and practice. With a foreword by André Habib, professor of... Read more
"Nude of the same thing is both a book of hermetic poetry and a sonic work.After triggering a word effusion by improvising a sound material, the author remakes and re-appropriates them by voice.... Read more
1 folded poster, describing travels to places that were deserted by its people.; One example, “In the autumn of 1997, I returned to visit Miland and Pavel. The place had been deserted by its inhabitan... Read more
Library has 122/600. Wrapper unfolds to a poster. Cut-outs hold collaged inserts. Launched in April 2012, Mercure is a magazine founded by four artists: Maya Palma, Manon Recordon, Martha Salimbeni an... Read more