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 collection of six fold-out posters that speaks on the Drug War declared in Mexico in 2006, which generated violence that surpassed current wars being fought at the time.; Using the Mexican national... Read more
A fanzine about the effects of consumerism and contamination.; Imagery conveys visceral and uncanny bodily fragments, hybridity, and metamorphosis of the body.; The publication includes twelve sticker... Read more
“Rolling moon, silent films, electronic romance was out of control, then she interviewed a door.”--From the artist.; 12 pages of abstracted and textural scenes with 2 pages of accompanying stickers th... Read more
“A journal of critical writing on, and around graphic design”--From the editor.; While the subject matter of the magazine is not design itself, the texts activate design through other subjects, such a... Read more
Made in response to the 2017 repeal of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and American immigration policy.; The front features poetic text about the daily experiences of “Dreamers” in pursu... Read more
Conceived as a collection of various exhibition catalogs, this book portrays the artists-run space Deborah Bowmann founded in Brussels. Compiled by Émilie Ferrat, with help from artists' team and... Read more
Corpus Corpus is an anthology series based around a theme with an emphasis on Chicago artists. Often photocopy-printed on brightly colored paper, these anthologies have many pieces and feature work by... Read more