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.
"LOST is a box set of ten photography monographs by ten artists. Each artist choose a city that they have resided or grew up, each monograph gives the viewer a slice of their experience and journ... Read more
"This work combines the respective acceptance speeches of U.S Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, given at their respective political party conventions in July, 2016. There... Read more
Collection of 12 mini-books housed in a white portfolio case. Photographs feature images from Rio, including various scenes around the city to create a sense of place and culture. The titles of each v... Read more
"This book brings together three sequences of photographs of bookbinding tools which were first photographed in the bindery of Romilly Saumarez Smith in 1986. Experimenting with traditional negat... Read more
A collection of ten maps and essays about social issues from globalization to garbage; surveillance to extraordinary rendition; statelessness to visibility; deportation to migration. Inherently politi... Read more
Two perfect bound books placed tail to head and held in place by means of removable covers. Housed in a cardboard slip case with a second, printed portfolio which folds to hold an audio cassette tape.... Read more