Interview with GHC members in Rank and File

September 22, 2015GHC News, Media, News

The Graphic History Collective was interviewed by Daniel Tseghay, in RankandFile.ca about how we recently unionized. He’s right, one day we should draw a comic about how we unionized. Read it here: http://rankandfile.ca/2015/09/22/illustrating-the-freelancers-organizing-model/ While the CFU is open to a variety of independent media workers, the GHC’s attention to labour history is particularly welcomed. “I think it’s important that any … Read More

Welcome artist Kara Sievewright to the Graphic History Collective

July 3, 2015GHC News, News

The Graphic History Collective warmly welcomes the newest member to the organizing collective, artist Kara Sievewright. We are honored that she will be sharing her artistic talents and organizing skills with the GHC. Kara Sievewright is an artist, writer, and designer who has published comics in many magazines and anthologies including Plenitude, Descant, World War Three Illustrated, Certain Days: Political … Read More

Keynote presentation at History Foothills Colloquium

May 31, 2015GHC News, Media

  The Graphic History Collective was invited to give a keynote presentation at Mount Royal University, for the Mount Royal Historical Society’s Foothills Colloquium. Robin Folvik (labour researcher) and Sam Bradd (artist/graphic recorder), travelled to Calgary and presented a selection of the comics, which you’ll be able to read in full in our book next year. … Read More

Illustrate! Educate! Organize! Working-class and Labour History Through Comics

June 19, 2014GHC News, News

Educate! Illustrate! Organize! Working-class and Labour History Through Comics is a 3 month exhibit curated by Robin Folvik, a member of the Graphic History Collective. The exhibit was created for the Cumberland Museum and Archives to open in conjunction with the Pacific Northwest Labour History Association and Miners’ Memorial Weekend, June 12-15th, 2014. It highlights … Read More

GHC article in the Bulletin of the Canadian Historical Association

June 16, 2014GHC News, News

The Graphic History Collective recently published an article on comics and history in Issue 40.1 (2014) of the Bulletin of the Canadian Historical Association/Société historique du Canada (CHA/SHC). The article is called “Getting Graphic with the Past: Comics and Radical History” and you can read it here:  Getting Graphic with the Past   For more … Read More

We’re celebrating our anniversary!

April 22, 2014GHC News, News

Five years ago, the Graphic History Collective came together to publish May Day: A Graphic History of Protest. We had our launch party on May 1st at Rhizome Cafe, a wonderful venue we all miss.   Since becoming a collective we’ve learned a tremendous amount, not only about comics and history, but also how to … Read More