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Thursday, May 27, 2010
Grassroots Comics - A development communication tool By Leif Packalen and Sharad Sharma
Grassroots Comics is published by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland in May 2007. The material for the book is complied from the experiences of World Comics Finland and World Comics India with the co-operation of many different organizations, movements and activists. The book comprises of examples of grassroots comics, practical manuals and photographs from Asia, Africa and other countries. The book has a lot of practical advice on how to go about making grassroots comics, how to organise comics workshops, etc. It has 160 pages.
The complete book is available online as a pdf-file. The file can be downloaded from this website http://worldcomicsindia.com or from the Ministry's website. The file is 15 MB so it can take several minutes to download, depending on the speed of your connection.
Waves of Change is a survey of community media around the US and the world. In addition to this web site, there will be a DVD set with segments produced in many countries. We need your help to finish this series! Contributions to Deep Dish, a 501 C3 organization are tax exempt. Please contribute to help us finish the series! All donors will receive a free copy of the DVD set. Go to the Deep Dish web site to donate.