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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: 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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Author: Peltz, Amy
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Zine 11.51
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A comic about a dream sequence. Themes include performance art, critique, failure, and nothingness.

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Author: Thomson, Emel
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RA 2.787 (Restricted Access)
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"In Eleven Rooms, I examine the relationship between language, form, context, and displacement. I appropriate excerpts from three literary...

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RA 2.804 (Restricted Access)
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Through formal variations of cuts that arise from segments of a circle and a square, the book explores graphic and expressive possibilities...

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50.64
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This photo book references Napolitano's nickname "King George" by featuring photographs with images of Giorgio Napolitano (Italy's former...

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49.21
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"Esther Waalwijk and Mo Swillens photographed the same eighteen models. Esther used an old wooden box camera (1890). Mo made photographic...

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94.07
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Laser-etched into the front and back covers is a story about the artist and her friend, Jessica, about learning to cut and hand-sew a quilt...

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RA 1.202 (Restricted Access)
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Edition of 4000. "A curious interpretation of the wit of a Negress in troubled times; with illustrations. Presented to you this Christmas...

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RA 1.224 (Restricted Access)
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ConXion is a box set of ten artists' books compiled in an edition of 50. Individual books in the set include: Connection – a book of short...

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RA 1.277 (Restricted Access)
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"The pop up book 'Legend: An A-Z of the Lea Valley' was assembled on the 'Pop Up Pop Up' public production line and interactive performance...

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14.09
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A series of twelve postcards housed in a plastic sleeve. From the artist: "While living and working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), I...

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14.59
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"'I Firmly Resolve' is a photographic book inspired by the narrative presentation of the stations of the cross in the Catholic church. It...

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Author: Ren, Grace
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132.23
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Box, glued together like puzzle pieces, replicating a suitcase or trunk. Inside are 12 slates of wood laser-cutting text and illustrations...

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Author: Liu, Shiyu
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5300.17
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"The body is always a little more than the sum of its parts. Extra components can be consciousness, language, history, etc.. Some are...

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Author: Lu, Timme
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58.63
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"A spectrum of emotions towards life within a city alongside 35 hand illustrated cityscapes."--From the artist. Coptic bound series of text...

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55.28
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Accordion fold print housed in paper box. "This work investigates the journey and formation from a line, to a shape formed by the connection...

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Object 16.40
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"'Little by Little, Unknowingly' is a piece dedicated to the Korean words that are disappearing and no longer being used. A lot of these...

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Object 3.07
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"An abstracted study of architectural shapes and forms, explored in 2D and 3D, to investigate the underlying difficulty of simultaneously...

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Object 3.16
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As part of Simon Anderson's Artist's Book and Related Phenomena (ARTHI 3524-001) course, the class decided to use the phrase "Cootie Catcher...

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Object 5.12
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First-hand experiences from the 8.8 magnitude earthquake that shook Chile in 2010, as a way of humanizing and taking a deeper look into...

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Author: Mei, Lee Yun
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2400.01
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Designed as a portable gallery space for readers to trace stencil contours on 3-ply carbonless copy paper and tear off compositions.; The...

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23.27
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"The Lavender Menace Toolkit extends the reach of Angela Davis Fegan's Lavender Menace Poster Project, a series of text based works that...

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72.19
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This is the first publication by Art Labor, a collective based in Vietnam. The book was exhibited at HAUNTED THRESHOLDS: Spirituality in...

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134.91
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Collection of coasters from "Pick Up," a collaborative project between Protsenko and Barquin. Each coaster is printed with a story shared by...

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Author: Leners, Amy
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134.23
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Illustrated book of astronomy and star constellations, along with the mythology stories they take their names from. Contains a poster-sized...

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136.88
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"Dearborn Station was pivotal in the development of the Printers Row area of South Loop, Chicago. The station was able to deliver the...

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37.02 (Storage)
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30 minute cassette tape in laser cut case. Balazs Pandi (Percussion), Oscar Niemeyer (Architecture), Melissa J. Frost (Object / Publication...

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3800.01
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A reinterpretation of the first 60 lines of the chapter "Sirens" from James Joyce's Ulysses, rendered as a stack of engraved acrylic "pages...

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Author: Sitar, Matej
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4.97
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"The book concentrates on selected moments of a journey across the American landscape. It can be understood as 3 different journeys across...

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10.27
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A sculptural book whose tracing paper pages are laser-cut with a shape originating from the characters of the Korean text for "I understand"...