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 close to ten 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.
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 series, with the word dissolving page by page, relating to t... Read more
A series of twelve postcards housed in a plastic sleeve. From the artist: "While living and working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), I observed the convergence of graphic design and architectur... Read more
"A spectrum of emotions towards life within a city alongside 35 hand illustrated cityscapes."--From the artist. Coptic bound series of text and illustrations housed in laser cut wooden cover... Read more
A sculptural book whose tracing paper pages are laser-cut with a shape originating from the characters of the Korean text for "I understand" layered over each other. Signatures are long-stit... Read more
This book takes the form of a game in which the reader must decode a series of 13 hieroglyphic tablets with the assistance of keys. What unfolds is a story of an empire whose map was as large as the c... Read more
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 in the fifth grade with the assistance of Jessica's mot... Read more
30 minute cassette tape in laser cut case. Balazs Pandi (Percussion), Oscar Niemeyer (Architecture), Melissa J. Frost (Object / Publication.) Includes folding poster with credits, illustrations and ph... Read more