Mark



Babcia is a papercut comic about my Grandmother and my family's history in Poland.
This ongoing project has been serialized in Broken Pencil Magazine since 2013.  
Big thanks to the Ontario Arts Council for their support of this project.


Papercut comic strip introducing the story of the author's grandmother


Papercut comic strip in which the author wonders about their grandmother's youth and desires for life


Papercut comic strip about the experiential knowledge held by the author's undereducated grandparents and how much of this knowledge has been lost through the process of urban migration


Papercut comic strip depicting a young woman in traditional Polish folk costume, with labels indicating conflicting aspects of the immigrant experience pointing to different areas of her body


Papercut comic strip in which the author reflects on cycles of death and birth and their hopes to express love more to those around them


Papercut comic strip about the author's family being split during their childhood due to illness and immigration


Papercut comic strip about the author's grandmother caring for them and hoping to make grandma proud


Papercut comic strip about the author immigrating to Canada while their grandmother stayed in Poland


Papercut comic strip about the author's lack of awareness of the impact of immigration when they were a child



Risograh publication


2018

20 pages of the comic collected into a 3-colour risograph anthology, available to purchase from my shop