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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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103.05 (Storage)
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Conceived by K. Garrison, written by S.S. Alberts, and sketches by J. Alberts. This copy is noted as the artist's proof, and signed by...

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103.54 (Storage)
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One in a six-book series. "Each accordion [box] book is both a linear dissection of time and space on a fictional planet and the creatures...

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103.55 (Storage)
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One in a six-book series. "Each accordion [box] book is both a linear dissection of time and space on a fictional planet and the creatures...

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102.84
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An accordion book with signatures shows a 3D model of a female figure dancing or being contorted alongside text instructing the reader to do...

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102.93
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The book reflects on never-ending cycle that is characteristic of addiction. The paper is made from recycled beer labels and ingredients...

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Author: Tillery, Val
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103.12 (Storage)
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Illustrated match box contains 6 painted matches and 1 strip (7 panels, accordion folded) with pop culture and artist icons depicted as...

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101.69
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This book, in the form of a newspaper, proposes and teases out the socio-political overlaps between Eastern Europe and Iran, 20th century...

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101.92 (Storage)
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The Combat Paper Project is a collaboration initiated by Drew Matott and Drew Cameron, involving war veterans, activists and artists. Combat...

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101.93
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13 square boards housed in folder within a square, black cardboard case. One describes the geometric order to the lines on each of the ten...

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102.01
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"Nordenström's Swedish poem 'Stav Sten Stod' has been translated into Chinese and transcribed according to spoken pronunciation. Letterpress...

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102.15
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Mini comic about sexual adventures in a strawberry hedge.; Includes a book band.; Title from book band.

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105.47
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Accordion book with primarily black and white photographs and some color. Photographic images are digitally collaged together. Images are of...

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105.48
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"This is an essay and soul music mix created at the request of artist Fereshteh Toosi for her project "Garlic and Greens." The mix is...

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105.55
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"Uniform pairs the lyrics of Mission of Burma's "Academy Fight Song" with historical images and texts from military and promilitary sources...

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105.58
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" ... the text of this book is based on a typo that appealed to a contrarian sense of whimsy. There is also a Hudson River School-inspired...

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105.69
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"Enlarged, found letterforms, cobbled together from two personal, spiral bound journals written in 1984 form an array of interactive...

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Author: Kyle, Hedi
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105.07
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Flag book with accordion spine. Each flag has different letter and illustrations.; Photocopied cover papers, four-color offset printing...

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105.71
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"Enlarged, found letterforms, cobbled together from a collection of contemporary plays... form an array of interactive prefixes and suffixes...

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105.88
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A collection of discarded betting slips that have been photographed by Stephen Gill and assorted into an accordion-folded book.; Library's...

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105.92
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"'Journey home' is a visual diary of a series of ritualistic journeys made over a five month period between London Waterloo station and Ryde...

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Author: Hetland, Beth
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106.02
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A collection of 12 individual mini comics representing one year of the artist's life. Held together with a belly band that looks like a belt...

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106.59 (Storage)
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"A half-dreamt paper devoted to seasonal storytelling and mapping the corridors of our creative obsessions - an aesthetically adventurous...

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Author: Koch, Lucia
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107.19
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"A small accordian book of reproduced photographs of colored glass windows throwing a rainbow of light into an empty room. The eight...

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Author: West, Jordan
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107.38
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"Your Place or Mine" is a visual exploration of the commodification of the panoramic living room view as a prime feature of housing...

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107.44
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Printed on double-folded leaves, this book features black-and-white reproductions of original linocuts by three German artists, Katharina...

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102.20 (Storage)
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Set lacks collective title and numbering ; title from slip case ; imprints varies for each booklet. Each booklet consists of 1 sheet (59 x...

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102.30 (Storage)
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"The Apollo Prophecies depicts, in one long tritone panorama, an imagined expedition of 1960s American astronauts. Landing on the moon, they...

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102.52
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Vertical accordion structure allows the text line ("the words are made to be read") to be read in multiple direction.; Edition of 50 copies...

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102.65 (Storage)
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Poems by Millicent Souris; printed, designed and bound by Kerri Sancomb; printing assistance from Jeff Mueller.; Self-published in limited...

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104.13
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Chalcantite is meant to implicate the reader in the literal and metaphoric unfolding of their greed for material goods. Illustrations of...

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104.31 (Storage)
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A handmade accordion-folded book documenting the publication 'StreetWise' in Chicago. Includes hand-written observations by both vendors who...

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104.41
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Dark Matter is a two-dimensional black sheet of paper, lasercut, scored, and folded into a three-dimensional extended axonometric square...

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104.07
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"Two pieces about tension between a mother and son, with a tiny haiku about a bird. Text & images carved into linoleum blocks, wood type...

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Author: Ciro, Marcia
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105.12
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The artist uses map-like images, charts, and graphs to explore her inner emotional landscape, trying to make sense of the language which so...

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105.13
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Short autobiographical accounts of the artist's childhood are juxtaposed with photographic imagery that has been painted over. "The far...