Our Home and Native Land

Design Miscellaneous - Single


Underline designed an issue of Wayward Arts celebrating Canada 150. We used the opportunity to interrogate the country’s relationship with Indigenous people. It appears to be a tribute to Canada’s landscapes. However, perforated lines on each spread invite the reader deeper. Once the pages are torn, a poem challenges Canadians’ presumption to ownership of the land. The poetry is paired with facts that challenge the reader to reckon with the hidden history of Canada.

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Underline Studio Designer: Mark Neil Balson Creative Director: Claire Dawson, Fidel Pena Photographer: Joanne Ratajczack Writer: Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Elizabeth Brandt Printing Company: Flash Reproductions