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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.
The artist began the work in response to the (then looming) 2017 American presidential election, in pursuit of imagining utopia and bringing people together against adversity. The narrative centers ar... Read more
Photographers Nico Krebs and Taiyo Onorato traveled through Moldova, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Mongolia, and Germany. “A trave... Read more
“Since 1998, Ingo Giezendanner, alias GRRRR, has been documenting the urban spaces in which he has traveled and lived. Apart from his native city of Zurich, his travels have taken him to diverse citie... Read more
“A micro archive of studio activities, texts, and performance documentation from 2009 to 2016, comprising material poetic events using the airborne dispersal of silver powder, towards — and its moment... Read more
The artist spent five years photographing the news room and printing plant of the Philadelphia Inquirer. “Through a depiction of The Inquirer’s efforts to prevail despite depleted ad revenue, a steady... Read more
Number 2 of a Swiss publication, compiling the photocopy work of individual artists. Edition of 110.; Sent to Tony Zwicker. Includes three pieces of ephemera (mail) on various papers, as well as 27 pr... Read more