The Graphic History Collective is on tour this spring with book launches, signings, and talks. We will be at the Mayworks Festivals in Winnipeg and Halifax, the Vancouver Comics Art Festival, Congress at UBC, and the Miners Memorial in Cumberland, BC. May 12, 2pm 1919 Book Launch Mayworks Grant Park in the Atrium Winnipeg, Manitoba … Read More
The Monitor asked the GHC to contribute to their Strike and Direct Action issue.
The Graphic History Collective, members Robin Folvik and Kara Sievewright and contributor David Lester, have all contributed to a new permanent display at the Cumberland Museum and Archives in Cumberland, BC. The exhibit spans over one hundred years of working and labour history through new interpretive panels, music, artwork, and illustrations. David created an original … Read More
1919: The Graphic History of the Winnipeg General Strike[/caption] See details below how to order our books!
The Remember | Resist | Redraw poster project was exhibited at the Peel Art Gallery and Museum in the Fall of 2018.
About the authorVagelis Kolotsios is a designer and illustrator based in Athens, Greece. View more of his work online: http://aspalaxcomix.tumblr.com https://www.behance.net/aspalax https://www.facebook.com/AspalaxComix/v By Vagelis KolotsiosProject summaryThis comic book is about the general strike that occurred in the city of Thessaloniki, Greece on 8 May 1936 and which led to the bloody events of May 9. These events hold … Read More
A year ago the Graphic History Collective (GHC) officially launched Remember| Resist | Redraw: A Radical History Poster Project. Our goal was to initiate and curate a year-long artistic intervention in the Canada 150 conversation that would see the release of a new radical history poster, with an accompanying essay each month. With only a few … Read More
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
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
In 2017, the Graphic History Collective launched Remember | Resist | Redraw: A Radical History Poster Project, a collaborative project featuring works by artists and writers committed to promoting art, activism, and history in what is today known as Canada. Remember | Resist | Redraw posters offer alternative perspectives on well-known historical events, and highlights … Read More