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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.
"This accordion book combines an array of black and white photographs with a 15th century Spanish ballad. Both words and imagery concern themselves with the immense pain and tiny joys of imprison... Read more
Maciunas assembled Fluxus boxes and Flux-Kits, small boxes containing cards and objects designed and assembled by artists' includeing: Robert M. Watts, Albert Fine, Yoko Ono, George Brecht, James... Read more
Folded poster with a short story about an African-American boy at school (told with illustrations in the simplified style of children's book or coloring book), along with an essay about the legac... Read more
"Memoria Perdida" was made by design students Rosario Walker and Paulina Jimenez, from a workshop taught by Naranja Ediciones and the Brazilian designer Gutavo Piqueira within the Design cou... Read more
Invitation to participate int the traveling exhibition "Art in the Mail." Organized by Manawatu Art Gallery, the exhibition was intended to tour major galleries throughout New Zealand, and t... Read more
Box, glued together like puzzle pieces, replicating a suitcase or trunk. Inside are 12 slates of wood laser-cutting text and illustrations of the physical and emotional baggage one carries during thei... Read more