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.
"jusque-la/till there" consists of an accordion-fold book and DVD, housed within a portfolio. The video features a woman dragging a sheet of plaster across a street of Vienna, Austria. The p... Read more
Short story about an insomniac motel guest, printed on 11 individual folded sheets, each one paired with the color photographs of a landscape. Text in French and English. Sheets are held in cardboard... Read more
Highly visual full-page spreads of psychedelic illustrations, inspired by a traumatic near-death experience and the hallucinations produced by the medication. Vibrant color images of monsters, pine tr... Read more
Also issued in 2003 as a component in Quand on lit = When you read, produced by Jean-Claude Loubiéres, which consists of 7 individual books. Sewing machine made words: TIDE, ANIMAL, DARK, COLORS, WHO,... Read more
Sign(e)s is a collaborative work between Jason J. Blickstein and Jean-Claude Loubières that merges design, bookmaking & poetry. Text in Braille, English and French. Audio CD containing poetry read... Read more
The work examines the psychological phenomenon of pareidolia, the ability of the human brain to connect a vague and random stimulus (often an image or sound) to more significant imagery. Text in Engli... Read more
"Pantheon" applies the names of Greek Gods to individual people in a found panoramic photograph. The heads of people through cut-out window as star images of gods and muses. The book include... Read more