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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: Stein, Sammy
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102.76
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A sequence of line drawings depicting pencils generating a geometric pattern.

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Author: Icinori
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102.82
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From Icinori (Mayumi Otero and Raphael Urwiller), a short graphic novel and children's book about a child who is taken overnight by a bat to...

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107.98
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The work speaks to the artist's interest in white space in texts and her fascination for printed materials and propaganda books from the...

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Author: Chen, Yuan
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108.32
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Never The Same is a series of three books, each dedicated to one of the words in the title phrase. On their own, the books form a flip book...

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108.51
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"Hot Limbs circulates an enigmatic text that conceals its self-sameness by shifting in the wind. An unknown narrator, 'we,' crudely...

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111.20
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"51 black and white reproductions from a series of ink drawings on vellum that the artist began in 2015… This series of works is based on...

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111.23
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Hand-bound and sewn book containing 14 images documenting different stages of fading in photographs of the artist with his mother. In an...

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1100.14
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A series of illustrations focusing on how a glove can remain a central character in a series of events across decades. From the artist: "Max...

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115.74
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Human Capital—A Life is a personification of Capitalism written in short paragraphs using repetition to narrate a life story. The work is...

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118.31
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A multiple language collection of poetry, by writers who travelled from near and far to gather in Hanoi during the last days of August 2016...

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118.37
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"A composite tale consisting of one half of scenes occurring in 'reality' that makes no sense and means nothing, and another half featuring...

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Author: Leue, Annie
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117.40
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"In Perpetuum unfolds (literally) into a tale of futility and passive angst as a lone space explorer inadvertently ejects himself from his...

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12.37
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"Nude of the same thing is both a book of hermetic poetry and a sonic work.After triggering a word effusion by improvising a sound material...

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Author: Moten, Fred
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12.57
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A publication compiling the research project of Fred Moten and Wu Tsang undertaken as part of the performance residency program Edition VI –...

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Author: Robles, Wendy
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12.68
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The book describes a journey and is a how-to for meeting an echo. Step by step, as the pages' paper gets increasingly darker and the text...

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Author: Robles, Wendy
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12.69
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"Para mi Mami Mitty, una mujer con la fuerza de mover montañas." Short account of a mountain hike that a mother and her four children...

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12.86
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A series of photographs accompanied by short texts. Photographs are sectioned by similes, rhetorical questions or affirmations. Subjects...

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12.87
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Collection of poems interspersed with photographs. Subject of poems range from mundane moments in an intimate relationship to allusions of...

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12.89
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"Sunglasses on a Cloudy Day" is a collection of poems accompanied by photographs. The work "is an exploration in falling in and out of love...

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12.90
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Collection of poems and photographs alluding to the "fickle nature of human memory" by portraying landscapes. Center pages are folded...

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Author: Cohen, Alice
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12.91
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Folder contains: 1 DVD-ROM and 1 folded description sheet.; "An impressionistic animation based on the habits, superstitions, and lore...

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12.93
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"Present Tense Pamphlets is a hybrid digital and print publishing platform for score-based works, edited by Mashinka Firunts and Danny...

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Author: Kostiw, Alex
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121.81
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"A loose sequence of translucent illustrations examining light falling through a window and dust floating in it."--From the artist...

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122.04
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"The artists' book titled 'a book of ~s' is a text collage of literary and non­literary sentences copied from dictionary entries from the...

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Author: Sutunc, Eda
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127.25
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A piece of red ribbon with the sentence "i am sorry for having a vagina" repeated on it. References a bus incident the artist experienced.

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123.38 (Storage)
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"This book is Version 2 of 2. Each image is a 1:1 scale detail, scanned directly from the last four paintings in a series of eight."--From...

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125.99
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Accordion-style book featuring blurry reproductions of photographs with text set in. "Grainy images and a skeletal text that wavers as much...

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123.95
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Line drawings of plane seats, similar to the seating charts one can view online, printed on mylar. "Each seat represents one of the outgoing...

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Zine 15.33
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A fantasy adventure comic, about a circle of friends quest for the goblet of the Crimson Wizard.

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Zine 14.17
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In the Structures series from Uncivilized, select cartoonists present architectural-based drawings with poetic text.

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Author: Puffer, Ben
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Zine 14.24
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"Soul, Sole; So What" is a book about shoe choice and relations to your personality, in an interview form.; It was printed and published at...

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Zine 14.31
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"Human essence scattered into fractals of matter. Moving apart, separating, convulsing, only to join back together again. Can you lift the...

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Zine 14.39
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A chapbook featuring a short story from author Trinie Dalton with original illustrations by Célestin Krier.

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Zine 14.58
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Mini comic featuring ominous illustrations of things the artist perceives as threatening or dangerous.

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Author: Bueno, Gloria
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Zine 12.21
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This zine is "a meditation on Bueno's conservative upbringing, mixing, melding, and colliding with gender issues, Norse and Catholic...

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Zine 12.23
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A metallic gold Risograph printed accordion comic which depicts how "a lonely robot in the middle of empty space decides to download a...

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Zine 12.24
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"A collection of five short stories about hapless little dudes that have the best intentions but end up destroying their world."--From...

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Zine 12.27
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"A little creature goes on a journey to meet new friends and comes back with a book detailing their adventures."--From the artist.; Includes...

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Zine 12.30
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A comic that zooms in microscopically and zooms out macroscopically on transforming creatures and universes. The artist describes the work...