#resist150 July Sale – 20% off Drawn to Change

#resist150 July Sale – 20% off Drawn to Change

July 13, 2017

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”

Fundraiser: Help Support “Remember l Resist l Redraw”

July 5, 2017

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

The Little Red Colouring Book – Haymarket Edition – Free Download

The Little Red Colouring Book – Haymarket Edition – Free Download

April 27, 2017

The Graphic History Collective is pleased to release Volume 2 of The Little Red Colouring Book, just in time for May Day 2017. The activist colouring book is available as a FREE DOWNLOAD. Volume 1, which focuses on labour activists, is also available for FREE DOWNLOAD. Volume 2 focuses on the Haymarket Martyrs. Many people … Read More

Lianne Charlie’s poster featured on CBC North

Lianne Charlie’s poster featured on CBC North

February 8, 2017

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

Making “Drawn to Change” Part 2: David Lester

October 27, 2016

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

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

October 6, 2016

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

Drawn to Change Preview Series – The Tyee

September 13, 2016

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

Activist Colouring Night

June 26, 2016

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

Drawn to Change Tour – Spring 2016

Drawn to Change Tour – Spring 2016

June 14, 2016

  We just wrapped up our Spring 2016 book launch/speaking tour to support the release of Drawn to Change. In traveling across Canada, we met a lot of wonderful folks and are humbled by the overwhelmingly positive response the book is getting so far. Thank you! Here is a quick recap of what we’ve been up to … Read More

“I just wanted to be free” – Free Muhammad Ali Colouring Poster

“I just wanted to be free” – Free Muhammad Ali Colouring Poster

June 6, 2016

Muhammad Ali is widely remembered as a dominant athlete and is celebrated for his boxing prowess; however, Ali also fought for social justice. He was active in the Civil Rights Movement and routinely spoke out against racism, imperialism, and militarization. He was a radical figure who, while a professional fighter, used his words and deeds … Read More

The Little Red Colouring Book – Free Download

The Little Red Colouring Book – Free Download

April 27, 2016

The Graphic History Collective is pleased to release our first labour history colouring/activity book, The Little Red Colouring Book, just in time for May Day 2016. The colouring book is available as a FREE DOWNLOAD. We hope that this alternative colouring book, created by donated union labour from members of the Graphic History Collective, will … Read More