Labour in the arts
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Labour in the arts

Someone at TCAF asked me for some resources about labour so I thought I’d share them here. This list is not meant to be a comprehensive round-up of resources of labour organizing, but it’s a collection of helpful sites and podcasts that I’ve come across: ART FOCUS Litebox – a group of labour organizers in … Continue reading

Power in Canadian comics
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Power in Canadian comics

In honour of Canada Day, I thought I’d take some time to write about indy* comics in my home country. Afterall, we’ve consistently produced internationally recognized talent in this medium. So my question is: why? It may seem cynical, but I think one major factor in why Canada has produced so many amazing cartoonists that … Continue reading

On false narratives
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On false narratives

I’m really not into lose-lose narratives. We have a lot of them when it comes to art. As a rule of thumb, when you find yourself trapped in a complex situation that’s been simplified into an either-or situation, you are probably using a faulty mental approach to the situation. Hopefully I can tease out a … Continue reading