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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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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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102.98 (Storage)
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"By repeatedly emailing myself, the work becomes a formal study of the default formatting of an email program, as well as a depiction of...

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Author: Dallas, Ben
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101.87
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"The work is a collection of photos documenting art and non-art subjects each is accompanied by text/a "thought" concerning the subject of...

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101.94
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This book contains works by: Åbäke, Vito Acconci, Tauba Auerbach, Bedford Press, Ulises Carrión, Melissa Dubbin + Aaron S. Davidson, Daniel...

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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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105.52
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"The fictionalized retelling of actual events, developed through analogy: the lifecycle of stars juxtaposed with a story of loss, renewed...

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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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105.68
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"A split-page format, forcing awkward word hybridizations between a set of seemingly connected personality traits, comments on the shifting...

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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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105.70
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"Through personal memoir blending the innocence of childhood with the fears of growing up, this bookwork incorporates hand lettering with a...

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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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Author: George, Chris
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105.99
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Photographic images of books open to reveal photographic images of empty (or mostly empty) spaces, which are then overlaid with more images...

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106.10
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"Lake Michigan (42)" features fragments of an image of Lake Michigan frozen over alongside abstract shapes composed of the image's digital...

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Author: Ho, Juo-Wei
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106.12
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Printed on vellum with text about architecture, cities, and space overlaid on architecture-themed drawings.; Work includes themes of...

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107.17
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An envelope that houses a letter to SAIC Performance professor Mark Jeffery, documenting the artist's "unseen performance" having slipped...

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Author: West, Jordan
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107.35
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"Letters of a Rhetorical Nature" is a collection of conceptual, rhetorical texts composed as short typewritten letters. The letters address...

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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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107.59
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This book reproduces black and white photographs that capture the author's experience of converting to Judaism and choosing a Hebrew name...

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102.37
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Highly abstracted photographic reproductions of plant parts reflected in a pond, printed on translucent pages and evoking writing systems.

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102.38
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Highly abstracted photographic reproductions of a tree top reflected in water, printed on translucent pages.

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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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102.63
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"A book Travel Guide is a collection of drawings, photographs and texts that are guides for small personal experiences. It is showing the...

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102.64 (Storage)
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Collaborative work by 31 artists including Mark Booth, Jason Dunda, Katy Fischer, Marc Fischer, Andy Hall, Teena McClelland, Deb Sokolow...

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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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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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105.35
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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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107.81
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Accordion book of diorama photography printed and glued onto archival paper, with pop-up hand-drawn illustrations.; Housed in four-flap box.

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Author: Hares, Amber
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109.45
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"I Have a Dollar is a small collection of writings about absence, fragility, and loss. Book includes a cut flower's coffin, eraser crumbs...

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Author: Coran, Olivia
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112.08
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"Book comprised of a series of twenty screen captures from a YouTube video of a stripper dancing at a gay club, made alongside a series of...

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113.02
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Participating artists include: Allan Bailey, David Choi, Erin Henry and David J. Merritt. Limited edition of 50 copies printed. Library has...

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11.61
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Black-and-white photographs of buildings designed by women architects combined with statistics regarding the gender gap in this discipline....

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11.65
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"A small book that looks at a month of numbers of estimated deaths taken from the New York Times from September 11th to October 11th, 2001...

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11.71
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The poems in Haiku: A Random Act of 5-7-5 were created by placing a constraint (the book cover) over the printed text of Wendell Berry's...

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11.73
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"Bailliwik is an artists' collective and a self-published anthology of our work. Our members live on two continents and throughout the...