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.
Journey traces the spiritual development of the Chinese artist Cao Fei, by comprehensive pictorial explorations and text contributions from Hou Hanru,Hu Fang, and the interview between Hans Ulrich Obr... Read more
A box of Shuangxi ("red double happiness") cigarettes contains a book that focuses on the role cigarettes play in Chinese weddings. As a token of appreciation, it is customary for the bride... Read more
This publication is an experimental space. Rather than a linear narrative, it follows an improvised internal logic. The Chinese scholar's garden was chosen as a spatial model for presenting the w... Read more
"The author connects in some fifty photographs the life of her grandparents in Hong Kong with that of her parents, herself and her daughter, the fourth generation. The strong tie between past and... Read more
Photographs capturing scenes of life in China, including buildings, litter, nights out, police, family and friends, industrial spaces, surgery, passers-by, found objects, and construction -- a range o... Read more
Series of color photographs shot in China between 2009 and 2013 documenting the migrant laborers known as the 'floating population.' Includes photographs, video stills, and photographed obje... Read more