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.
Photographs on newsprint. Plates entitled: "placa 1: lost tiburones/ the sharks, placa 2: le resaca/ the undertow, placa 3: el craneo/ the skull, placa 4: la carne/ the flesh, placa 5: la nube/ t... Read more
"Estados de colapso (Atlas) compiles a carefully selected collection of photographs of buildings falling, of collapsed houses, damaged bridges and softened architectures entwined on a geometric g... Read more
Book addresses issues of technology and the media through the use of typography and layout. This multi-disciplinary project is produced for the 10th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba, 2009. Text is in bot... Read more
The project began in response to the "collective, intuitive translation [that] comes from the need to exercise a new language" in improvisational music performances (from item). This poster... Read more
A project undertaken for the Valencia Spain Biennial, which asked artists to address the idea of sin. Sized and shaped as a portable Bible. Text in English and Spanish, bound back-to-back and inverted...
Color de Hormiga (ant color) is a phrase said when things get critical.; This graphic novel, “tells the story of three old school thieves who among their adventures commit a heinous robbery and are be... Read more
"Polyphony #1 presents the video, sound and performance work The Speaker through images and video stills from a speech delivered by Fidel Castro in which he announced the name of the party. The b... Read more
Furtivos is a photo documentary of rural people from the Spanish countryside who have migrated to the city of Bilbao to find work in factories. Amidst the loneliness and isolation of their new existen... Read more
NORAY is a "book of travels through The Wide Frontier, a territory which coincides approximately with the Mediterranean Sea."--From the artist. Documents travels throughout Mediterranean cit... Read more