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 series of small, folded zines featuring a selection of 53 songs and raps collected to "counteract hate." Each zine contains the lyrics and basic musical notation for one song. The series i... Read more
"...a self-referential statement of visually transliterated images." Each letter of the alphabet is placed around the circumference of a circle. Words are created by connecting the dots to c... Read more
Designed by Matthew Hall, Never Edition was a four volume newspaper, distributed nationally at alternative art spaces in the Fall of 2013, coinciding with Philadelphia's Citywide collective exhib... Read more
One sheet, 35 x 48 cm. printed on both sides, is folded and housed in a paper slipcase. The sheet gives illustrated instructions on how to fold itself into a paper structure. Signed and dated by the a... Read more
Continuous accordion folded pages attached on both ends to paper board covers. Covers are bound together with paper hinges and wooden dowel. Words are imprinted on the page without the use of ink. Lib... Read more
Cover title. Limited edition of 200 copies. Library has copy no. 56 signed by the artists. "The images are offset lithographs printed at the Borowsky Center by Lori Spencer ... onto Dulcet Cover... Read more