2017 Exhibitions

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2017 Exhibitions

Items in the 2017 Exhibitions Collection

Revival: 50 Years of Artists’ Vinyl
What defines an artists’ record? Is it the distinction between music and sound, between mainstream and experimental? The answer is perhaps as nebulous as any sub-genre within artists’ publishing. Our record collection includes experimental jazz…

FluxFest! 2017
This year's exhibition features works from the archive of Don Boyd, curated by Keith Buchholz. Don Boyd served as the Director of the Fluxus West art movement and passed away on October 3rd, 2015.

Post / Natural
Through an exhibition, satellite library, and series of events, Post/Natural explores how artists are approaching the Anthropocene, post-natural landscapes, ecology, environmental activism, and disruptions of the binary between ”nature" and…

Text/ile
There is an inherent relationship between handmade books which are sewn using fibers, sometimes on chords, and the sewing of garments. In addition to this extrinsic relationship, paper is itself a fiber. Text/ile examines the history of imparting…

Visualizing Queer Heresies
Visualizing Queer Heresies brings together visual works and ephemera surrounding the themes of witchcraft, queerness, and the disruption of indigenous spiritualities as a result of European colonization. The exhibition showcases works that excavate…

Advanced Artists' Books Display Case Show
Myungah Hyon's Advanced Artists' Books class in the Printmedia Department presents their work. 

ON DISPLAY
Some artists’ books are easier to display in glass display cases than others. One can install, say, an accordion book behind glass so that its beholder can experience it without much limitation. However, codex books—those that are bound around a…

AUTO BIOGRAPHY AFTER FICTION: A Visual Artists&#039; Approach to Curation &amp; Criticism<br /><br />
Recognizing the poignancy of the second-wave feminist concept “personal as political,” graduate students Lindsay Hutchens and Michelle Marie Murphy began their collaborative research at the Joan Flasch Artists’ Books Collection in the Spring of…

Homonym
homonym is an interdisciplinary journal for literature and art that engages multiple languages or translation, literally or conceptually. In conjunction with the launch of the first issue, Flaxman Library hosted an exhibition of multilingual…