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 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
A box of 64 tarot cards, set up as a game of telling the future. "It is a divinatory method that provides a playful sense of the attempt to resolve more or less serious but always complex issues,... 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
30 image cards, housed in wood enclosure, held in a knotted embroidered napkin. "The Pothi Box is an unbound book of thirty image cards held together in a wooden structure. The box is meant to be... Read more
A series, each a set of 7 sheets telling one story with photographs of various locations and objects, similar to how a newspaper holds many stories.; "Extras is an ongoing series that became a wa... Read more
Two card sets of four different protocols people can use for greeting or connecting with one another: HFP (High Five Protocol) ; HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol) ; HSP (Hand Shake Protocol) ; FBP (... Read more
4 posters based on photographs taken in China. "The blue sky, red flag, are beautiful images of Chinese new society, but the image is glitched if people take a closer look."--From the artist... Read more