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 publication on how to do an exhibition in a book. All material links to various concepts of art and originates from a trip to New York in October 2012. Includes photos, notes, diary-like text passag... Read more
A story by Colm Tóibín, handwritten by students from the Grade 12 visual arts class 'Art of Our Time', from Cawthra Park Secondary School in Mississauga, Ontario. Folded pages are housed i... Read more
“The work of Latham Zearfoss 'often centers on reclaiming historical and mythological texts and revising them to incorporate radical notions of love and sex, possibility and probability.' (A... Read more
Rüegger, Romy, Schumacher, Marlon, Gottschick, Sebastian
In the style of concrete and structural music, this work departs from documentation of the piano in Franziska Koch's house as it is cleaned, creating a random and abstract melody. The artist had... Read more
Plastic sleeve contains 56 picture-story cards, game board, 4 characters, 2 paper dice, and instructions. The reader experiences the multiple directions and narratives of the book through playing them... Read more