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.
A photo book about a first relationship that was thought to last forever. Features documentation of a long-distance relationship enduring hurt, happiness, and uncertainty through social media screensh... Read more
A collection of comic strips, with text and illustrations by David Alvarado. The comics were made back in 2012-2013, when the artist was a student at Columbia, writing weekly dairy comics for the news... Read more
"A haunting personal meditation on the deaths of friends. Jami's loss of one of them to addiction is in the wake of working on the frontlines of a library where she regularly sees heroin ove... Read more
"Experiemental poetry, in a chapbook. Series of poems that work in concert with original material written by John Perry Hanna II between May 4, 1941 and May 7, 1942 in 'Diary of an Illinois... Read more
"A collection of sadness in the everyday life. With a collection of comics, writing, and imagery, it explores the different aspects of sadness. That sadness is not just saved for tears or sad eve... Read more