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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.
A manual on what is needed to start a revolution, with text collaged from cut-out letters and individual words, coming from a variety of sources, and reminiscent of anonymously sent letters. Risograph... Read more
From Icinori (Mayumi Otero and Raphael Urwiller), a short graphic novel and children’s book about a child who is taken overnight by a bat to an otherworldly realm.; Captions in French, with English tr... Read more
Blue and black riso print of abstract, painterly shapes on munken paper. Pamphlet, poster, and oversize card published by Editions FP&CF, a non-profit organization based in Paris, France that was... Read more
"With Paysannes, Anaïs Favier explores the link that connects her to the rural world… The book takes its title from Raymond Depardon's La Terre des Paysans, published in 2008. The audio book... Read more
A comic with minimal text and an abstract narrative about an egg that is found in the mountains and hunted by monsters; text in French with English subtitles. Previously published in the collective Fr... Read more
Conceived as a collection of various exhibition catalogs, this book portrays the artists-run space Deborah Bowmann founded in Brussels. Compiled by Émilie Ferrat, with help from artists' team and... Read more