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.
This zine collects illustrations of two purple creatures interacting with a pink transparent ribbon, symbolizing the “dualities oftentimes associated with cross-cultural experiences — questioning the... Read more
Single-spread pop-up book with fragmentary text meditating on a drive.; On the cover is a blind letterpress print of a quote from Erwin Schrodinger.; Produced at the Art Farm residency in Nebraska.; L... Read more
An accordion book with signatures shows a 3D model of a female figure dancing or being contorted alongside text instructing the reader to do various things.; Book can be read forwards and backwards.;... Read more
“June circa 1972” is a collection of instances that relate to memories of childhood. The story, printed on a sheet that has been folded into what is commonly called a “magic pamphlet,” is non-linear,... Read more