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.
Assemblage book of mail art from various contributors, compiled by David Dallafiora.; "Field Study began in 1993 as a way of reclaiming the negative spaces between art and life. Activities stemmi... Read more
A box featuring two books and ephemera: an accordion book on objects found, given, and purchased, with a data analysis of each; a folded book with a mirror about a lost keychain; pieces of the artist... Read more
A box filled with various materials that tell the story of a woman who was born in America and adopted abroad. It focuses on themes of dualistic identities, which the artist relates to a chameleon lik... Read more
This work is comprised of several pieces: a 3D house in the shape of milk carton, a zine, and a postcard. Also included is a broadside with directions on how to fold the house. The zine relates the st... Read more
A collection of sound and video works presented in partnership with the San Francisco Cinemathèque. This performance series celebrates the release of a limited edition hand-made gatefold double LP of... Read more