Book Launch: Norths, Two Suitcases and a Stroller around the Circumpolar World

CBC's "10 Canadian comic books and graphic novels you should be reading right now". [...] Includes "... Alison McCreesh is a writer and illustrator based in Yellowknife. McCreesh's more recent work #Norths is a unique illustrated memoir which documents her travels with her partner and toddler son as they experience life in the "norths" of six different countries — including Finland, Russia, Greenland and of course Canada — over six months...."
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"... Canada has a wide selection of comic book writers and illustrators that are deserving of your attention. In honour of the Toronto Festival of Comic Arts happening May 12-13, 2018, we are highlighting 10 great comic books and graphic novels you should be reading right now. ..."

  • George Lessard
  • George Lessard
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Director Biography - George Lessard

From a community access & media training base, George creates in print, broadcast radio & TV and educational media.

A Yellowknife artist in electronic & digital media, George was born / brought up in Rosemère, north of Montreal, Canada.

His muse now moves from his postings to & showings in Toronto, Vancouver, Banff Calgary, Yellowknife, Inuvik, and Fort Smith Northwest Territories, Salluit, Nunavik (Arctic) Quebec & Arviat, Nunavut, Beijing, China; Nassau, the Bahamas; La Paz, Bolivia; Butare, Rwanda; Chelyabinsk, Russia; Berhampur, Odisha, India and Manu, Peru.

These days he uploads / streams reflective experiential imagery from Yellowknife, and the surrounding boreal forest of the Northwest Territories…

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