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Sarafin, author of the Asylum Squad web comicAsylum Squad
a comic about four characters who appear to be suffering from what looks like schizophrenia

Asylum Squad Comic Strip 46

Sarafin Updated: Oct 19th 2011

Asylum Squad Comic Strip 46

I wrote this comic right after the day of the 2009 Toronto Mad Pride Bed Push. This event happens each year, and is a ceremony that involves, as the title suggests, the pushing of a hospital gurney from CAMH's 1001 Queen (psychiatric hospital) all the way to PARC, a community meeting place located further down the street, in the village of Parkdale. The event symbolizes the escape of inpatients from the hospital, to a place free of oppression. When we reach PARC, a party breaks out that involves snacks, speeches, and drumming.

Mad Pride is very young, but it is attracting more and more people with each passing year.

-Saraƒin

 

Sarafin

Sarafin is a Toronto-based artist and writer, a student of illustration, and a self-described psychiatric survivor. She currently writes and draws a webcomic entitled 'Asylum Squad', which exemplifies the psychotic experience, satirizes psychiatry, and parodies drug culture. You can now view all of The Psychosis Diaries strips at http://www.thepsychosisdiaries.com and of course the ongoing series is available at http://www.asylumsquad.com.

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