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.
The artist invites the viewer to read her short stories and pass judgment on each character by choosing, and using, the appropriate stamp provided with the work. Emily Reiser adds, "I wanted each... Read more
Continuous strip of paper folded accordion-style and lithographed both sides, first giving the point of view of Leporello, then Don Giovanni; key to illustrations in Italian, English, French and Germa... Read more
The book tells a short story through text designed to look like newspaper clippings. The narrator works for the morgue of a large newspaper, where she cuts up the day's newspaper into articles to... Read more
"The Real Life Diary of a Young Boy" is an autobiographical zine produced in the late 1990s. The zine addresses growing up as an adolescent in the American South near the turn of the millenn... Read more
A collection of short stories and images about growing up using the Internet in the 1990s. It considers AOL (America Online), chat rooms, Microsoft Paint, Napster, screennames, and screenshots, among... Read more