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.
"Starting with a passage from Gottlob Frege, Craig Dworkin replaced each of the words in Frege’s sentence with its dictionary definition. He then replaced each of the words in that new sentence w... Read more
"In War Primer 2, Brecht’s pithy poems and choice of 20th-century images – bombed-out cities and battlefronts, Hitler and his henchmen, and wounded soldiers and refugees, among them – take on new... Read more
'UFO Presences' explores the places where UFO sightings have taken place across America: in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and of course the infamous Area 51, along South Central Ne... Read more
A short story where "a central and singular event pulls together the town’s separate citizens and goals in a moment of ringing clarity, in a fictional northwester Wisconsin town Eau Seche."-... Read more
Love Your Parasites is a picture book that recognizes the "co-suffering parasite" through the lens of the motif in different art practices.; Artist contributions by Morgan Courtois, Stanya K... Read more
Inside the ziplock bag are seven stories printed on eight party balloons, which one must blow up to read. Contributors are: Carmen Maria Machado, Percival Everett, Lauren Groff, Kima Jones, Amelia Gra... Read more
Comprised of two volumes, it's a catalog of an exhibition held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Apr. 25-June 7, 1998, at the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, June 16-Aug. 2, 1998, a... Read more