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.
Part of the Visual and Critical Studies Department's thesis exhibition at the Alogon Gallery in Chicago, Ill.; "The 3 US military medical kits containing Vivarin, Robitussin, strobe lights,... Read more
7 glass vials filled with lead, gold, pollen, chalk, matches, iron and poetry printed on a roll of paper. Housed in a plastic container and wrapped with a corrugated piece of paper. Library has no. 10... Read more
"Using the decades of zines produced in association with the various Punk scenes (Punk, Sniffin' Glue, Search and Destroy, etc.) as templates, students in the class produced zines individual... Read more
With Bjorjulfsson, Jonas Ohlsson created this CD that was released in 2002 in Amsterdam. From the publisher, the CD was "recorded and mixed at Extrapool, Nijmegen August – September 2001. Drawing... Read more
An annual publication produced by the BFA Writing Program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Begun in 2011, it is a collection of "exceptional and intriguing work produced by students... Read more
As part of WhiteWalls #44 and Academy Records # 016, "Filler" featured compositions and field recordings by visual artists Stephen Lacy, Matthew Hanner, Andy Hall (Mrs. Hound), and musicians... Read more
Surreal comic narrative about grief, longing for love, and losing touch with reality. The protagonist, unable to deal with the loss of a loved one, creates a natural world to escape to.; Bound in lase... Read more