SKiP Announcement – Graphic History Collective

With just a few days left to get your proposals in, SKiP is pleased to present one of the first of the 2017 lineup. The Graphic History Collective, (GHC) is a group of activists, artists, writers, and researchers passionate about comics, history and social change.

Representing the collective at SKiP this year will be Kara Sievewright and Robin Folvik.

 Kara Sievewright is an artist, writer, and designer who has published comics in many magazines and anthologies. Over the last fifteen years she has created graphics, posters, and websites for many radical and progressive movements. She joined the Graphic History Collective in 2015. She now lives in Daajing giids (Village of Queen Charlotte), Haida Gwaii as a guest on Haida Territory.

Robin Folvik is a founding member of the Graphic History Collective. She has a strong background in history and women’s studies, with a focus on feminist histories, and British Columbia’s working people, labour struggles, and social movements. Robin has a passion for translating academic knowledge to reach a broader public, and has worked on films, curriculum development, walking tours, and public history installations through her position as Research Director at the BC Labour Heritage Centre, where she has worked since 2008.

Also check out our call for proposals, open to May 15!