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.
Inspired by Elliot Taggart's music for a video game that doesn't exist, this comic book creates a board game-like format in which each page is a level and the reading can be accompanied by m... Read more
"A sound piece which works out every permutation of the seven notes of the C major scale, a total of 5040 permutations. Duration: 2:27:02."--Info from the author. Disc housed in cardboard le... Read more
"This document contains 547 digitized five-second samples of found audiocassette tape gathered in Humboldt Park in Chicago, IL between 1998 and 2004."--From the artist. Plastic bag contains... Read more
The work "combines drawings of candelabras, bonfires and stage lights, copied onto black paper, with textual studies on analog tape, surrounding a core of pages documenting an analog tape sculptu... Read more
Artists' book featuring documentation of an artists' talk and exhibition by Rirkrit Tiravanija.; Participants include Hans Ulrich Obrist, Rebecca Gordon Nesbitt, and others.; This publicatio... Read more