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
Composition, hardware, software and performances by Nicolas Collins except for ensemble performances on Waggle dance (for laptop marching band) and Salvage. ; DVD production and mastering by Austen Br... Read more
“Tem (meaning ‘to complete’ in Arabic) is part history, part make believe. Every culture has creation myths that explain how the world emerged. This story is one of the forgotten deities of the pre-Is... Read more
Piece of sandpaper stamped with a skating penguin, the word "Greetings," and a string of lights. A tag attached by brass fastener reads: Use: for smoothing rough spots in the year ahead. Lib... Read more
"Trax (1981-1987) was an 80s label founded by Piermario Ciani, Vittore Baroni and Massimo Giacon from Spirocheta Pergoli. It was an open networking project that connected over 500 artists and mus... Read more