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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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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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107.57
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A book of the author's poems, in Spanish, accompanied by a recording of a reading by Juan Angel Italiano.

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105.35
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The work explores the concept of translating music and elemental sound parameters into an image. It develops a notation system for...

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Author: Ortmann, Andy
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108.10
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Ortmann made a series of 6 drawings based on his dreams, which are reproduced in the album's accompanying booklet, and then used these works...

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Author: Tsuyuo, Aki
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108.14
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Accompanying book includes music, artwork and lyrics for each song on the disc.

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109.44
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London Concrete (S. Brignell and D. Bowen) make improvised sonic aggregates utilizing plunderphonics, field & concrete recordings...

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109.46
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"On a day in April 2006, four young men - Cao Fei, Ah Long,TOKILL and Fang Zheng were walking on the way to Yunnan province. Initially, Cao...

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Author: Hjuler, K. J.
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109.48
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Sound work by K. J. Hjuler. Two audio tracks, housed in a red tin with the letter "E" painted on the lid.

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113.38
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Sheow 1 and Sheow 2 are excerpts from a live improvised performance given by Magpie Music Dance Company at the Bimhuis in Amsterdam on June...

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113.39
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Artists' book featuring documentation of an artists' talk and exhibition by Rirkrit Tiravanija.; Participants include Hans Ulrich Obrist...

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108.42
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"A simultaneous subversion and re-invention of the poetics of identiy, Harmony Holiday's debut poetry collection and the accompanything...

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112.15
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The third in a series of albums released by the New York City performance space The Stone. Features improvisations and sound compositions...

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Author: Thomas, Blair
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11.27
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Self-published artist's book rendering of Blair Thomas's scroll and shadow puppet show, based on Wallace Stevens' poem "Thirteen Ways of...

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116.51
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"Adria was written and recorded in March, 2001 as a soundtrack for an exhibition in February, 2002 at Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin. The...

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114.12
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"Esopus is a twice-yearly arts magazine featuring fresh, unmediated perspectives on contemporary culture from a wide range of creative...

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118.66
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"A guide book featuring 3 artist-produced audio tours in North America presented with full-color maps and images." The tours include...

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113.70
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"This double CD includes all contributions (114 sound pieces/ 01:50:22) to David Jourdan and Yuji Oshima's installation for the elevators of...

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117.12
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Known for his constructions of "hybrids"--invented or assembled instruments--this is his debut recorded album and contains a booklet (12 x...

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Author: Finlay, Alec
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114.53
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Collaboration between Alec Finlay and Chris Watson, a field recording at Cullercoats Harbour, Tyneside on 22 August 2005, accompanying sung...

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Author: Finlay, Alec
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114.54
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DtArNaCcEe is a field recordings of dancers in classes and workshops at Dance City. The CD includes dance trace a poetic animation by the...

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115.50
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Artist Roni Horn performs a 61 minute monologue reading from her River Thames projects.

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117.85
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These recordings document a series of live-concerts that took place as part of an exhibition held at Weserburg, Museum für moderne Kunst...

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Author: Blonk, Jaap
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122.06 (Storage)
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"'Klinkt' collects the best sound poems of Jaap Blonk from the last thirty years, with a focus on the work that relies on the Dutch language...

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122.60
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"Silent Sound is a potent mix of art, music and psychological experimentation, borrowing techniques from the Victorian séance room and the...

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122.79
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"This document contains 547 digitized five-second samples of found audiocassette tape gathered in Humboldt Park in Chicago, IL between 1998...

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Author: Hafler Trio
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120.02
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"Originally released Jan. 13, 1990 with the text Vomiting up the apple"--Container. Housed in paper envelope with program notes.

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Author: Kaprow, Allan
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RA 2.511 (Restricted Access)
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"Simple in construction, yet profound in context, How to Make a Happening is Allan Kaprow delivering 11 rules on how, and how not, to make a...

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RA 2.519 (Restricted Access)
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This book documenting Janet Cardiff's audio walks in Paris, London, and New York, the artist providing gallery-goers with walkmans which...

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RA 2.145 (Restricted Access)
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"Audiolab is in this way made up of a series of different sound pieces, specifically produced to be diffused inside an architectural module...

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Zine 6.48
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Issue no. 2 of a zine consisting of drawings, texts, collages and sounds from: Minifer, O,Lamm, Domotic, Section Amour, Davide Balula...

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Zine 6.49
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A celebration of the artist's vehicle, containing a CD with sampled noises and songs written in van. The book illustrated with photos and...

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Author: Sofa Stains
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Zine 7.14
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Plastic bag contains photocopied illustrations and one audio CD. Includes multi-colored loose-leaf papers of varying sizes which feature...

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RA 3.110 (Restricted Access)
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Inspired by Elliot Taggart's music for a video game that doesn't exist, this comic book creates a board game-like format in which each page...

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RA 2.792 (Restricted Access)
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"In 'Pea Soup,' circuitry nudges the pitch of audio feedback to a different resonant frequency of the performance space every time the...

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Z100.29
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This limited edition includes a blank vinyl LP, in reference to Cage's work "4'33" housed in a handmade record cover decorated with tape and...

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Author: Gæoudjiparl
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Z100.34
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The exclusive packet includes 2 unique icons or time travel objects, 1 or 2 original scores, 1 object of wonder, 7 discs from the Mort Aux...

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Author: Hanner, Matt
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z100.39
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"No Jets III" is a vinyl LP released by Academy Records as part of a multi-component project featuring creative dialogue with the archive of...

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z100.46
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"Hailing from Costa Rica and Norway, two different countries with distinct cultural traditions and folklore, A Thousand Ancestors is an...

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Zine Oversize 1.02
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Box containing Zine Projects created for School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) ARTHI 3813: Punk 101, Spring semester 2007.