Author Archives: lisanowlain

Questing

Here is a new comic about questing called Gaining Weight.  

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What my liberation looks like

So I drew this in December 2010, one month in to being in Laos, for what my liberation looks like: When I look back and think about this drawing and what I think my/our liberation looks like now, I think … Continue reading

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Consumerism

Hi there! Some consumerism illustrations.

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Layers

I recently participated in a horribly crazy Facebook debate about blackface, in which a Swedish girl in Laos dressed as Tupac for Halloween and painted her face black.  When my friend, one of the few black folks in Vientiane, put … Continue reading

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Fertility?

Well, I’ve been meaning to make this comic since February and since I did I want to put it somewhere.  I was asked to do it by an organization in Laos for their training manuals, basing it off a cool … Continue reading

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Whiteness in hands and feet

The thread that looped my minds (5-minded about race and whiteness, conflict and controversy, contradictions in America) into moving with my feet and hands, instead of sitting and feeling sad, was that I couldn’t handle how much all the minds … Continue reading

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Mourning and Justice/lisa

This is about the glorious Lao communist revolution.  It in someways is about mourning and justice because I feel like the museum was all about mourning the fallen heroes and justifying their struggle with the glorious justice of building a … Continue reading

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