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 graphic novel about escaping from reality into a world of diversion through video games, costume parties, and sex. Challenging escapism, the narrator gives monologues where ideas of chaos, lonelines... Read more
De Vuelta (Back Again) is an illustrated poem on love and loss.; Beginning with the absence of a loved one, footprints embark on the journey of finding once more the one which completes us.; Style is... Read more
"Using the decades of zines produced in association with the various Punk scenes (Punk, Sniffin' Glue, Search and Destroy, etc.) as templates, students in the class produced zines individual... Read more
BLAST was a monthly publication by the group COLAB (Collaborative Projects Inc.) which "identifies with young artists, young people on the Lower East Side, and inchoate developments which concern... Read more
This mail art collection consists of 26 zines, each based on a letter of the alphabet. Each zine was produced in an edition of 150 and published quarterly. The topic for consecutive issues is announce... Read more
"Illustrations of party food and hors d'oevres are accompanied by phrases that sound like half of a conversation about something important. The drawings are whimsical but somehow slightly ob... Read more
Final zine projects for the SAIC's Punk 101 course, taught and compiled by Thomas Comerford, Spring semester 2016. Includes work by Christian Blauch, Ellery Chalmers, Jessica Darnell, Nicole Del... Read more