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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...

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122.74 (Storage)
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29 non-sequential postcards and 1 "Special art card" housed in a protective portfolio. Two separate groupings of cellophane-wrapped...

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Author: Haring, Keith
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RA 2.590 (Restricted Access)
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Keith Haring created this book by looking through a drawer of saved and found mementos, newspaper clippings and drawings. This books is...

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RA 2.483 (Restricted Access)
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"This book has been culled from notes started in the summer of '71, in Rotterdam…"--From the first page. Contains drawings, thoughts...

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Zine 14.82
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A comic that tells the story of a family of Japanese fish and their conflict with fishermen.

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RA 2.832 (Restricted Access)
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Mail art periodical with text primarily in Japanese, with some English.

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RA 2.835 (Restricted Access)
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Catalog of a traveling exhibition of self-portraits, organized by Kwak Duck Jun. Participating galleries included Art Core Gallery, Osaka...

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Author: Mizukami, Jun
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RA 2.836 (Restricted Access)
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Mail art periodical with text in Japanese and English.

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Author: Ito, Fuko
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RA 3.162 (Restricted Access)
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Altered accordion book. In order to construct a different personal narrative, words and phrases were selected and cut out from a book by...

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Zine 20.27
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"'Fun Palace was a project conceived by the architect Cedric Price in the 1960s. A mobile architecture using assembled modules and cranes...

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142.23
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Saddle stitched full color booklet of collages and short text pieces about living in Tokyo as a non-native. The stories are primarily...

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1500.02
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"White Designs" contains reversed xeroxed images of bird silhouettes, envelopes, and Japanese text. Some characters have been hand-colored...

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17.50
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In "A Daibo Coffee Manual," Katsuji Daibo recounts the process and impact that his coffee shop had in Japan, including his collaboration...

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5.94
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"In 2014, the Benrido Collotype Atelier launched an award, designed to introduce contemporary photographers to the 150-year-old art of...

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5.95
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According to a folk legend in Japan, a child who dies before his/her parent will be punished by having to lay stones after stones on the...

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5000.09
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"Newspaper with photos of small interventions in the public space of Tokyo, combined with poems by Langelaar, translated into Japanese."-...

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51.40
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"White Story" is a hard cover photo book accompanied by an original music CD and is the first piece of the collaborative project - "from the...

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4700.07
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Issue 7 of "Secret Prison" is an oversized anthology featuring 20 of the best alternative cartoonists working in right-to-left manga-style...

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92.08
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"A poetry book of classic haiku poems conflated with images of the contemporary world. The journey of the itinerant Haiku poet is replaced...

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93.14
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Walley explores the social construction of gender. Part travel diary, part artistic inquiry of contemporary Tokyo's sociology it plunges the...

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95.29
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"...from 1963 until 1972, the young Nobuyoshi Araki obsessively photographed fellow passengers during his daily trips to and from work on...

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94.35
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A collection of lectures by Yuko Fujita and Mika Obayashi from the 1980s and 90s. In Japanese and English. Part of the CCA Kitakyushu...

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RA 1.183 (Restricted Access)
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Collection of Daido Moriyama's black-and-white photographs of New York City in 1971. Edition of 3000 copies printed. In Japanese and English...

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RA 1.205 (Restricted Access)
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"Printed in a first edition of 1,000 copies" -- Colophon. Issued in an wooden case with acrylic top (7 x 6 x 32 cm). "Masao Yamamoto has...

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RA 1.237 (Restricted Access)
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The work is a set of 26 magnet flash cards in an edition of 1,000. Each of the 26 illustrated card presents an image with its name in two...

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Oversize 3.41
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"This book is constructed with drawings that I made from 1980 to 1998. They are the scenes which occurred in my mind, and they are drawn...

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RA 2.204 (Restricted Access)
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"An artist's book published while in residency at the Center for Contemporary Art CCA Kitakyushu, Japan. It combines Laurent Clerc's early...