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 Tour – Spring 2016

June 14, 2016DTC News, GHC News, News

  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

Contextualizing She Named It Canada, by Joan Sangster

March 8, 2016She Named It Canada News

Sassy, smart, and subversive: this was She Named It Canada (SNIC), an early comic book or ‘graphic novel’ published in 1971 by the aptly-named Corrective Collective, a Vancouver-based feminist group dedicated to re-writing Canadian history for a popular audience. The Corrective Collective members included Karen Cameron, Colette French, Andrea Lebowitz, Barbara Todd, Cathy Walker, Dodie … Read More

Celebrating Graphic Herstory

March 8, 2016Featured, Projects, She Named it Canada

Celebrating Graphic Herstory In honour of International Women’s Day, the Graphic History Collective is pleased to share an important piece of Canadian feminist and comics history: The Corrective Collective’s She Named It Canada Because That’s What It Was Called. Below is a copy of the comic book, available online for the first time, along with … Read More

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

[metaslider id=1367]   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 … Read More