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Soñamos Sentirnos Libres : Under Construction

May 1 – Sept 5, 2016

Exhibition Opening May 1, 2016 5-8pm at Interference Archive

Soñamos Sentirnos Libres : Under Construction is a collaborative exhibition, highlighting the work of Mobile Print Power.

This cumulative exhibition will highlight old and new collaborations between Mobile Print Power and seven organizations in the form of workshops and events. These workshops will develop throughout its run, creating ongoing collaborative processes.

Esta exhibición cumulativa destacará viejas y nuevas colaboraciones entre Mobile Print Power y siete organizaciones con talleres y eventos. Estos talleres desarrollarán durante la duración de la exhibición, creando procesos colaborativos continuos.

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Film screening: I Heard it Through the Grapevine

Wednesday, April 13, 7pm

A personal essay film written by James Baldwin and directed by Dick Fontaine and Pat Hartley, I Heard It Through the Grapevine follows writer James Baldwin as he revisits the settings of civil rights struggles of the 1960s in the Deep South and reexamines the movement’s ideals twenty years later. Featuring Amiri Baraka and Chinua Achebe.

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Our Comics, Ourselves Tumblr

The Our Comics, Ourselves exhibition is on Tumblr! Because of such a positive response to the Our Comics, Ourselves exhibition, we expanded its scope to include a curated Tumblr. We invite weekly contributors to post their favorite comics from their personal collections—works by other creators that either ignited their curiosity in the medium, or influenced the work | More »

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Our Comics, Ourselves: Identity, Expression, and Representation in Comic Art

January 21 – April 17, 2016
Exhibition opening: January 21, 7-10pm

The exhibition Our Comics, Ourselves: Identity, Expression, and Representation in Comic Art presents the graphic stories that describe the complexity and diversity of our collective experience, and examines the social and historical contexts within which they emerged. This exhibition includes includes comic books, graphic novels, DIY comics, and various comics paraphernalia primarily from the United States, 1945 to present.

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Constellations, Cognitive Maps, and Data Visualization: Mapping the Vocabulary of Struggle

A Dialogue with the Editors of Keywords for Radicals
May 24, 6:30pm

Along with its 50+ entries exploring the keywords used by contemporary activists, Keywords for Radicals (AK Press 2016) incorporates data visualization to show how the “vocabulary” shared by radicals constitutes a kind of self-supporting “small world system.”  Join the editors of Keywords for Radicals to discuss the theoretical and aesthetic foundations of their data visualization project and to evaluate the promise and perils of this practice in the age of the infographic.

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NYC Radical Reference Collective Meetup

Saturday, April 9, 3-5pm

Radical Reference is a collective of volunteer library workers who believe in social justice and equality. We support activist communities, progressive organizations, and independent journalists by providing professional research support, education and access to information. Do you want to meet and collaborate with other anti-authoritarian library workers and LIS students in the NYC area? Come to the Radical Reference NYC local collective’s first meeting in more than five years.

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*ACTIVE ARCHIVE Volume #1: Afro-Asian Solidarity & Kinship

Sunday April 3rd, 1pm

Join socially-engaged theatre artists Claro de los Reyes and Shamila McBean in this creative dialogue around the living legacy of Afro-Asian Solidarity & Kinship. This event invites the broader NYC community into arts-based conversations around historic events and present day solidarity between communities of the Asian Diaspora and African Diaspora. *ACTIVE ARCHIVE is a series of intimate creative dialogues that uses visual arts, performance, and facilitated dialogue intended to celebrate, share, and investigate the largely overlooked legacies in social justice history.

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Telling Feminist Histories With Comics

Thursday, March 31, 2016
7–9pm

How is telling feminist histories aided through the use of comix? How do comix as a medium support healing, processing and exploration? This exciting evening will feature a panel of five amazing comic artists, moderated by Our Comics, Ourselves Exhibition co-organizer, Jan Descartes. Each artist, working with histories in different capacities, will present their work and will enter a moderated discussion regarding the power and importance of using comix to tell feminist histories, as opposed to other mediums and genres. This moderated discussion will be followed by a Q&A.

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What is Wanted and What is Needed? A Screening & Discussion with Daniel Tucker on Election-Season Future Imaginaries

Saturday, April 2nd, 7pm

Artist, organizer and writer Daniel Tucker will be in town from Philadelphia to share his new feature-length video essay and mine the collection of Interference Archives to facilitate a discussion on the topic of Election-Season Future Imaginaries. This screening and discussion will locate itself initially in the 1970s during Ronald Reagan’s first Presidential run as an occasion to examine the emerging rhetoric of the future as articulated by Reagan in contrast with the futures that were projected by materials found in IA from that time through the present.

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April 2 workshop

DIY Feminist Comics, Zines and Coffee Workshop

Saturday, April 2, 2016
12–2pm

Come to our DIY workshop, sip coffee and learn from our featured artists on how to make your own comics or zines.

This 2 hour workshop will consist of 4 comic and zine artists who will present their work in a casual roundtable setting at Interference Archive in Brooklyn. Coffee and vegan snacks will be provided. Featured speakers will talk about their experience as DIY makers and artists- where they sell, create, and distribute. The last hour of the session will be a workshop, where the artists will facilitate comic/zine-making with attendees.