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 collection of zines on creative content: "Each Básico is conformed by no more than 24 xerox-printed pages in grayscale (with an exceptional colored spread) binded with loop staples for further... Read more
"DAILY is a collaboration between SOMA and Beta-Local for the 3rd Polygraphic Triennial of San Juan: Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. The art project is a conversation in images between artists inv... Read more
Series of four unnumbered volumes of artist books focusing on Puerto Rico, each with the uniform title Hybrid Vessels. Each volume explores themes such as emigration, symbolism, social and economical... Read more
Trans> is a not-for-profit publication focusing on multimedia projects and “a dialogue on the diversity of cultural and artistic productions in the Americas.”; Text in English and Spanish.; Contrib... Read more
A single sheet concrete poem speaking on the image formation of the “other” in discourse.; A binary is composed out of the repeating “I” and an extended poem written in Spanish with no spaces between... Read more
A collection of six fold-out posters that speaks on the Drug War declared in Mexico in 2006, which generated violence that surpassed current wars being fought at the time.; Using the Mexican national... Read more