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 memoir, part treatise, part collage and experiment, Krista Franklin’s Under the Knife is an excavation; a dig at the sites of the construction and demolition of the poet/artist’s selves.... Read more
COLORAMA is a risoprinting studio and a publishing house based in Berlin. Second in its series, COLORAMA more color and drama COLORSHEET is a leaflet with illustrations, color-tests and technical expl... Read more
'Poetics' is a collection of stories, poems, plays, and essay, featuring the writing of: Emily A. Davis, Ry Suraski, Thorsten Sahlin, ZoÏ Doehrer, Angelina Almukhametova, Qiuchen Wu, Cherish... Read more
"Notes for a New Prairie School presents an extended fugue on horizon lines and Midwestern identity. The five separate parts of the book, with no discernible beginning or end, collide and contrad... Read more
Instructional booklet with directions on how to play Logan's Game, which consists of a live interactive portion played by multiple people, as well as a downloadable computer game. https://www.log... Read more
"[A] collection of 12 scores written by Udita Upadhyaya. Each score is written as love letter, a witness, a gift of permission to another Chicago artist. Each book is personalized for the recipie... Read more