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 project encouraged visual and experimental artists to submit 100 works. 40 artists were put together in one issue, each artist receiving a copy of the magazine. Uni/vers (;) transmitted mess... Read more
"Edgardo Vigo was one of the precursors of mail art in Argentina. In 1974 he edited Sealed by hand , with collaborations of several national artists. With this publication he introduces the discu... Read more
"The letters, which are very different in character and form, were read aloud in the gallery on 16 March 2014, while the fanzine Woodpecker Letters #1 were printed in our temporary Risograph prin... Read more
"A project of love, a collaboration that enabled two friends separated by physical space to find a way to continue to learn, grow, and heal together. Entropy of the Healing Heart explores the cos... Read more
"NSEW is a compilation of 25 short films by Vanessa Renwick, with over three hours of feminist, experimental, political, lyrical, documentary films. The collection is raw, beautiful, ugly, hilari... Read more
A climate change soundtrack, taking inspiration from the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica, which broke off into the Weddell Sea in July 2017, forever altering the landscape of the continent. Using rea... Read more
"This publication was issued in February 1991 during the exhibition of The City Project at De Appel from February 22 to March 31, 1991 in conjunctiion with the Mullican retrospective at the Rijks... Read more