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.
"Reverse Hallucinations in the Archipelago explores the legacies of colonial science in Southeast Asia, asking how to meaningfully re-calibrate the natural histories of the Malay Archipelago in o... Read more
A photobook of repaired household items and found objects done by Ingo Kratisch, accompanied with a DVD of Ingo Kratisch's presentation to students of the Art Institute of Chicago on 21th of July... Read more
"Parole # 2: Phonetic Skin / Phonetic Skin" is the second issue of a series dealing with the materiality of language.; Edited by Annettee Stahmer (nee Le Fort) and contributed by: Petra Mari... Read more
A series "attempt to pose and to flesh out a queer critique of civilization. Queer not only in the sense of coming from those outside and disruptive of the Family, but also in the sense of a crit... Read more
In this PHotoBolsillo volume, Catalan photographer Laia Abril portrays female sexuality through her portraits, taken with the intimate feel of family snapshots. Known for her unique process of product... Read more
This book contains over eighty photographs of the Second World War, each with a four line poem by Brecht written as the events unrolled. This is the first publication in English of a major work by Bre... Read more
Photographs in urban and rural industrial landscapes, Zwelethu Mthethwa documents a range of aspects in South Africa, from domestic life and the environment to landscape and labor issues.; Includes bi... Read more