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.
First issue of Silver-Elvis Magazine; contains black and white photographs, screenshots, drawings, and graphics alongside poetry that meditates upon relationships and attraction, digital culture, and... Read more
This short comic follows the adventures of two girls as they break into a community building at night. From the artist: "Two teenage girls living in a near-future capitalist commune decide to sne... Read more
The comic opens with a police report, centered around two butchers who woke up with amnesia. Cut-up pieces of the comic carry the theme of a botched butchery. "[This is] a story about two butcher... Read more
Reproductions of a book printed across each page, depicting objects such as keys and tags. "[This book was] drawn in the aftermath of a fire at the art space I helped found and in reaction to the... Read more