PLAYBACK AVAILABLE ON INSTAGRAM! In our third episode of Allowed, writer Jamila Rowser and cartoonist Robyn Smith talk about their new graphic novel Wash Day Diaries. Follow @HelloBarkada to watch the video on Instagram. A captioned playback for our YouTube channel is forthcoming.
Our latest list of art grants, fellowships, and residencies includes 25 previously unlisted opportunities: one with a rolling deadline and 24 with deadlines in June 2022.
The Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) clarifies that their statement published on May 31 responds to concerns about Moeel's discriminatory remarks published online, including transphobic comments, but does not address allegations of Moeel profiting off Black personhood and culture.
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Playbacks of our Virtuous Con: Black History Month 2022 panels "We Need the Punk," "Calling Out Colonizer Criticism," and "The Story of STILL..." are now available! Watch 15-minute clips for free and become a Virtuous Con Power Pass Patron to watch them and all of the event's panels in full.
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Thanks to the generosity of our readers, patrons, and clients, Hello Barkada will feature more guest contributors in 2022! When you become a Hello Barkada patron or client, you help support independent arts journalism and programming by, about, and for marginalized communities. Be a part of the momentum we're building towards 2023 and consider a contribution, collaboration, and zine purchase today!
Each activity is made to stir curiosity, start conversations, and build connections. No printer? No problem: Printing isn't necessary! These can be written, typed, and colored on in any free PDF editing application.
Our first micro-press effort is a 16-page zine featuring the first print reproductions of our 2021 comics series as well as original written and illustrated works. Profits offset our operations and help us commission artists and writers in 2023. Once 100 copies are sold, profits will also be shared with the cartoonists whose comics are featured in the zine. Buy a copy today!