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 single-page eight-fold zine with instructions for creating a single-page eight-fold zine. Beyond instructions on how to make the pysical zine, also contains advice on creating the contents of your z... Read more
“Written for any urban grower or inhabitant, The Ground Rules: A Manual to Connect Soil and Soul is both a document of The Ground Rules process and a guide to community composting and DIY soil remedia... Read more
Single-spread pop-up book with fragmentary text meditating on a drive.; On the cover is a blind letterpress print of a quote from Erwin Schrodinger.; Produced at the Art Farm residency in Nebraska.; L... Read more
An accordion book with signatures shows a 3D model of a female figure dancing or being contorted alongside text instructing the reader to do various things.; Book can be read forwards and backwards.;... Read more
In this collection of work from over a decade of Chicago-based MAKE magazine, the editors offer the collective voice of MAKE through selected fiction, poetry, nonfiction and conversation, alongside ar... Read more