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 chapbook of visual poetry. "The manuscript presents a series of visual pieces, each of which uses the chemical structure of a chemical weapon as its unit of composition. It was made in response... Read more
A chapbook of text, in visual form.; "Each piece of manuscript uses a single letter of the alphabet towards the composition of Kaleidoscope of images. The manuscript is a selection from a larger... Read more
Poetry, including text as visual. "The manuscript is an excerpt of a larger project which presents a series of visual poems derived from the 88 constellations of Western astronomy."--From ar... Read more
An accordion-style book, with text and illustrations by Jialing Sun." "The story is about a long day. It begins at morning and ends at night, and the same morning would happen again like a c... Read more
Offset Production Group Project by the Fall 2018's Offset Production Class taught by Thomas Denlinger. Additional contributors include: Emma Akins, Kaelyn Becker, Mak Hepler-Gonzalez, Avery Kim,... Read more
A collection of artists and their new writings. "Issue 55 gathers fiction from Laura van den Berg, Gordon Lish, T Kira Madden, and Emma Copley Eisenberg, to name a few; letters about face masks a... Read more
This series of artists' books were produced as an outlet to process trauma. The repetitive actions of knitting, producing the same movements over and over, provided access to a different form of... Read more