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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.
“Written for any urban grower or inhabitant, The Ground Rules: A Manual to Connect Soil and Soul is both a document of The Ground Rules process and a guide to community composting and DIY soil remedia... Read more
The author's memoir about wearing dresses. Russell discusses the feelings of discomfort from wearing dresses, how uncomfortable it made her feel, how it didn't reflect who she was inside, an... 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
The collaborative artists group Lucky Pierre invited scholars, artists, and activists to investigate the US Constitution. On election day November 6, 2012, during polling hours (6am to 7pm), the colle... Read more
A selection of portraits taken by the author from 1972 to 2012. Includes black and white, color, manipulated, and "directorial" photographs, collectively exploring the nature of portraiture.... Read more