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 box of 64 tarot cards, set up as a game of telling the future. "It is a divinatory method that provides a playful sense of the attempt to resolve more or less serious but always complex issues,... Read more
30 image cards, housed in wood enclosure, held in a knotted embroidered napkin. "The Pothi Box is an unbound book of thirty image cards held together in a wooden structure. The box is meant to be... Read more
4 posters based on photographs taken in China. "The blue sky, red flag, are beautiful images of Chinese new society, but the image is glitched if people take a closer look."--From the artist... Read more
A box containing 38 flash cards, compiled in a vocabulary of the artist's personal Lexicon. "These are words I use, words I like, words I love, words only I know, words only my people know,... Read more
"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
"Studies of Jahyne is an interdisciplinary exploration of the essence of femininity and its relationship to the female body through the means of garment making and photography. The point of depar... Read more