Projects

 

Najawa: A Story of Palestine

Najawa: A Story of Palestine is a 45’ long comic piece created by artist Michelle Sayles in the summer of 2015. The comic tells the story of a Palestinian woman’s life in decade snapshots as she navigates her country under occupation, ending with a vision of future liberation. The story synthesizes together oral history, documentary, … Continue reading Najawa: A Story of Palestine

El Viaje Más Caro

    As part of The Most Costly Journey project, this piece shares the story of Ponciano* (name changed for anonymity) and his involvement with Migrant Justice/Justicia Migrante in Vermont. Produced with support from the Open Door Clinic, Vermont Folklife Center, UVM Extension Bridges to Health, UVM Anthropology, and Marek Bennett’s Comics Workshop. To see … Continue reading El Viaje Más Caro

Think of Others

Teaming up with Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine & Israel, this collaboration features the work of 7 New England artists that interprets a notable Mahmoud Darwish poem. Much thanks to our participating artists who contributed to bringing this poem to life: Delia Robinson, Jen Berger, Betsy Kelly, Marita Canedo, Robert W. Brunell, Michelle … Continue reading Think of Others

Know Your Rights Manual

      These illustrations were produced in collaboration with Vermont Law School and Migrant Justice for a soon-to-be released Know Your Rights manual for agricultural workers in Vermont.

Accessibility Comic

Open Accessibility came together over 2018 from the weaving together of research and interviews with students, faculty, and staff engaged with accessibility work at McMaster University. This is an introduction to a much longer story of the ongoing dialogue between advocacy and policy change, and how those elements impact actual teaching practices and student experiences … Continue reading Accessibility Comic