Comics for Justice Workshop

Elisha Lim and Kit Wilson Yang lead a discussion around radical queer and feminist comics, and then invite participants to collaborate on a giant wall-comic about the coming year.

ASL-English Interpretation confirmed.

Tuesday September 24, 2:30pm-4:30pm

We will have a snack picnic outside Hart House after the workshop, weather permitting!

Hart House, Music Room (7 Hart House Circle)
Wheelchair access via west entrance (off Tower Road)

Facilitator Bios:

Elisha Lim is the author of comic strips like 100 Butches and Sissy. Lim has exhibited art and videos internationally, including the debut solo of Toronto’s Feminist Art Gallery. They have been awarded grants by the Canada Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council and Quebec Arts Council and have juried art grants in Canada and the States. They have lectured on race representation and gender neutral pronouns on panels, artist talks and United Nations conferences since 2009, and directed Montréal’s first Racialized Pride Week in 2012, for which they curated the central exhibit “2-Qtpoc” at the gallery articule. They are currently working on two projects: a graphic novel called 100 Crushes and a zine about queer prayers.

Kit Wilson-Yang is a mixed race trans woman who makes art and space. Recently she ran a workshops series with trans youth at the Sherbourne Health Centre called Super Trans Powers, a series of art workshops that created an eclectic zine of stories and art by trans youth. She makes zines and writes stories and music.

‘This event is part of Disorientation and Queer Orientation at U of T’