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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 graphic novel about escaping from reality into a world of diversion through video games, costume parties, and sex. Challenging escapism, the narrator gives monologues where ideas of chaos, lonelines... Read more
"Unnumbered deck of 30 playing cards to celebrate the artist’s 3-decade long career of making artists’ books. One side features a photocopied reproduction of Marcel Duchamp’s Bicycle Wheel, as in... Read more
Designed as a portable gallery space for readers to trace stencil contours on 3-ply carbonless copy paper and tear off compositions.; The artist takes inspiration from everyday objects and is interest... Read more
De Vuelta (Back Again) is an illustrated poem on love and loss.; Beginning with the absence of a loved one, footprints embark on the journey of finding once more the one which completes us.; Style is... Read more
Done in collaboration with Gérard Charrière, who designed and hand-painted the book. Printed on a sheet 17 x 61 cm. folded accordion style. Presented in a plastic envelope tied with a silk cord. Poem... Read more