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.
"Solarball is an 8-volume flick book utilizing the solarizing qualities of positive and negative images and drawing on the artist's history of making handmade film and digital animations. So... Read more
The book contains 280 new drawings by William Kentridge, selected from a series of approximately 500 made over a three-month period toward the end of 2012. Combining a series of flipbook sequences, it... Read more
Systems create infinite possibilities for poetry production, and some of those examples are contained in the book. Also included are poems that require a flip-book-style handling in order to create th... Read more
In "Ou et quand?" Sophie Calle uses her classic diaristic style to document meeting with the visionary Maud Kristen. Upon meeting her, Calle asks about when and where she will die, among oth... Read more
Flip book with a reflective cover that records telephone messages, computer messages, and television transmissions in three running dialogs on each page of the book.; "Television text transcribed... Read more
Book consists of 80 blank pages with a large hole cut out of each. The hole placement changes on each page, creating visual movement as pages are turned. Limited edition of 100 copies. Library has cop... Read more