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 journal series, edited and published by Gabrielle Welsh. In the first issue, the contributing artists describe failure as being against the heteronormative measure of success, and explore ways of ha... Read more
"WTVR (White Tiger Vacation Rental) lasted 4 issues before the idea was repurposed. It was designed as a way of recontextualizing content from the Urban blog to bring exposure of that content to... Read more
"The Real Life Diary of a Young Boy" is an autobiographical zine produced in the late 1990s. The zine addresses growing up as an adolescent in the American South near the turn of the millenn... Read more
Zines produced for the Punk 101 class, Spring 2012. Authors are: Andrea Alonge, Graeme Butler, Katie Condon, Sabrina De Martini, James Decker, Lara Ditkoff, Brandon Goei, Gabriella Hileman, Bronwyn Is... Read more
Two color single-sided letterpress card with two paragraphs of narrative text reflecting on experiences during a sit-in at Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt on July 30, 2011, labeled as "an excerpt f... Read more
Reproductions of sketchbooks/journals from the artist Brice Marden produced during the 1960s. Each book contains Marden's postal address and the year the original sketchbook was finished. Include... Read more
A collection of texts and images generated by MFA students in SAIC's writing program. The work integrates performance and installation as an interdisciplinary approach to writing, and the volume... Read more