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Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection

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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 over twelve 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.

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Author: HIMAA, 1976-
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103.21
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"These illustrations are based on the tale 'The Selfish Giant' by Oscar Wilde and were created in Tokyo by Masanao Hirayama in 2011. After...

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104.15
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Color photographs of a changing suburban landscape, folded and attached to sandpaper cover with metal fastener. Paper band wrapped around...

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104.35
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Facsimile reproduction of one of architect Sou Fujimoto's sketchbooks. Design mimics a Moleskine notebook; the contents are printed in red...

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108.11
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As part of his residency and subsequent exhibition at CCA Kitakyushu, Demand replaced a mirror in a bar called Black Label with a cardboard...

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11.96
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Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name exploring the idea of the "multiverse" in which it is said our universe, and...

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Author: Otsuka, Chino
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116.40
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Autobiographical photo essay of the author's childhood travels, remembered through revisiting various cities. Text in English and Japanese.

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118.10
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The artist explores different identities and characters through photo-booth style black-and-white self-portraits. Colophon in English and...

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116.79
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Conflating the common Japanese image of a rabbit in the moon with an Aztec myth featuring the same imagery, Jonas created an installation...

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117.04
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"Toronto artist and architect Brian Boigon speed-reads hypercity Tokyo. It is the artist's book of photo collages and essays; a stimulating...