Collective Achievements

July 29, 2017GHC News, News

Over the past few months, the GHC has been truly humbled and honoured to receive various awards for our work and recent projects. All awards are really collective achievements, so congratulations and credit goes to all of our contributors, comrades, and collaborators. In April, the Graphic History Collective was awarded the Mayworks Labour Creative Maverick Award. A month later, … Read More

#resist150 July Sale – 20% off Drawn to Change

July 13, 2017News

Between the Lines invites people to question and challenge the dominant narrative of Canada’s history and #resist150. During the month of July get 20% off select titles (see below) with promo code: resist150. First on their list is our award-winning collection of graphic labour histories, Drawn to Change. We are honoured to be included alongside … Read More

Fundraiser: Help Support “Remember l Resist l Redraw”

July 5, 2017News, RRR News

In January, the Graphic History Collective launched Remember l Resist l Redraw: A Radical History Poster Project to intervene in the Canada 150 conversation. Each alternative history poster (one per month) is being posted on our website, and the posters are free to download for personal, educational, and activist use. Thanks to Dr. Jarett Henderson … Read More

Lianne Charlie’s poster featured on CBC North

February 8, 2017RRR News

Last Friday, Lianne Charlie and the GHC’s Sean Carleton were interviewed on CBC North. Lianne said this about her poster: “The woman plays a really integral role in the piece, because she’s standing across all these fragmented images of the land that metaphorically can represent how our land has been cut up, distributed, renamed, settled, … Read More

Making “Drawn to Change” Part 2: David Lester

October 27, 2016DTC News, DTC Process, News

As part of the Graphic History Collective’s efforts to inspire people to make their own activist art, we asked the contributors of most recent project, Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle, to explain and reflect on their creative process. David Lester is an artist, writer, illustrator, author of the graphic novel The Listener, … Read More

Making “Drawn to Change,” Part 1: Kara Sievewright

October 6, 2016DTC News, DTC Process, News

As part of the GHC’s efforts to inspire people to make their own activist art, we asked contributors to our most recent project, Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle, to explain and reflect on their creative process. We will be publishing the responses this fall as a series on our website, starting with … Read More

Drawn to Change Preview Series – The Tyee

September 13, 2016DTC News, GHC News

Last week – in honor of Labour Day – The Tyee ran a week-long preview series showcasing some of the work in our new comics collection, Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle. We were overjoyed with people’s positive responses to the previews, and so was the Tyee, so they collected them in one … Read More

Activist Colouring Night

June 26, 2016Colouring Book News, GHC News

Last week we worked with Artspace and CUPE 3908 to host a free activist colouring night. A group of community activists came together to colour pages from The Little Red Colouring Book, the GHC’s free activist colouring book. It was a fun night of making art, eating snacks, and talking politics. We even created a … Read More