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.
Photographs shot by an unknown Shanghai University student in the early ’80s, these portraits are of unknown individuals, manipulated by the artist Kensuke Koike. It's a three-volume series,... Read more
The book reworks images of the artist's past works, using a variety of processes, including cutting them up, digital manipulation, collage, and drawing. The book is aiming to reconsider the legac... Read more
Retelling the fairy tale Tom Thumb by Charles Perrault in a pictographic translation.; An accordion folded strip printed on single side, attached at its ends to separate boards.; Housed in a clear, ha... Read more
"jusque-la/till there" consists of an accordion-fold book and DVD, housed within a portfolio. The video features a woman dragging a sheet of plaster across a street of Vienna, Austria. The p... Read more
Continuous strip of paper folded accordion-style and lithographed both sides, first giving the point of view of Leporello, then Don Giovanni; key to illustrations in Italian, English, French and Germa... Read more
Short story about an insomniac motel guest, printed on 11 individual folded sheets, each one paired with the color photographs of a landscape. Text in French and English. Sheets are held in cardboard... Read more
"Hyper Geography is a project that began on the Internet [as a Tumblr blog] where the images in this book were first posted. The project is concerned with our shifting relationship with environme... Read more