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.
Photo negatives scanned and printed, along with text by the artist. "An examination of what happens in the intermingling of bodies with other bodies. Working through the fraught nature of contact... Read more
Collage-style art therapy, with news clippings and scholarly texts.; "This artist publication analyzes art therapy's location within a U.S. based sociopolitical context. By juxtaposing schol... Read more
Poetry, including text as visual. "The manuscript is an excerpt of a larger project which presents a series of visual poems derived from the 88 constellations of Western astronomy."--From ar... Read more
Two books, side by side, folded into one brochure-style artist book.; "A visual song cycle (or double album!), sung by a hummingbird, addressing a candle, eavesdropped on by the moon. Two attache... Read more
"Depending on who you ask, 19 in 2021, is a nonlinear sci-fi serial about aliens and time travel, queer brown teenage angst and surveillance capitalism, or specters and spectrums."--The publ... Read more
"Part memoir, part treatise, part collage and experiment, Krista Franklin’s Under the Knife is an excavation; a dig at the sites of the construction and demolition of the poet/artist’s selves.... Read more