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New Reading Group on James “Yaki” Sayles

As part of Interference Archive’s upcoming exhibition, Self-Determination Inside/Out, we’re hosting a reading group for James ‘Yaki’ Sayles’s Meditations on Wretched of the Earth.

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Self-Determination Inside/Out

September 11 – November 16, 2014

Opening: Thursday, September 11, 7-10pm

Interference Archive presents Self-Determination Inside/Out, a comprehensive exhibition and public program series featuring the cultural materials produced by incarcerated people and their allies. Ranging from the Attica Rebellion to political prisoners, AIDS education to prisoners-as-laborers, the struggles of incarcerated women and queer people to the current wave of hunger strikes in prisons and detention centers across the country, these materials fundamentally recast the history of the prison-industrial complex.

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Scaled-back hours in August

It’s finally nice out in New York, and many of our volunteers and visitors are spending more time outside and out of town. In order to accommodate these schedules, we’ve are scaling back our August hours to being open only on Sundays, 12–5pm.

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From NAFTA to TPP: A Panel on the The Zapatista Uprising at 20 and Free Trade Resistance in Mexico, Peru, and the United States

Thursday, July 31
Interference Archive, 7 to 9pm

Join TradeJustice New York Metro and the Interference Archive for a panel discussion on resistance to pro-corporate free trade agreements – from the Zapatistas to grassroots activism in New York City.

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Scavenge the Archive

Wednesday July 30, 7 to 9pm

Entry cost: $5 by donation

Interference Archive is hosting a scavenger hunt fundraiser…in the archive!

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Monday, July 28, 2014

Respect Existence or Expect Resistance: Short films, discussion, & acoustic performance for Indigenous resistance and liberation

Monday, July 28, 2014

6:30-8:30pm

Respect Existence or Expect Resistance will address resource colonization including uranium & coal mining, protection of sacred places, the ally industrial complex, and tactics towards collective liberation.

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There is an Elephant in Every Room: Art & Protest in Egypt and Beyond

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
7–9pm

Artist and designer Ganzeer highlights the social and political relevance of some of the artwork produced in Egypt over the course of the last 3 years and why it frightens Egypt’s new dictator. Ganzeer also explains why you don’t need a crisis as obvious as Egypt’s to create relevant art.

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Film Screening: Unseen War

Monday, July 21, 2014

7-9pm

Unseen War explores what one can gather from all the available data, evidence and information, challenging the existing narratives of just war, collateral damage and economy of warfare in the case of US-deployed drone strikes in the tribal area of Pakistan (FATA)

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Imaging Apartheid

Friday, July 18, 2014
6:30-9pm

Stefan Christoff, activist and musician from Montréal, will present on the Imaging Apartheid project and the growing role of poster art in the global Palestinian solidarity movement.

 

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We Are Who We Archive: an exhibition of new acquisitions

May 9, 2014 – August 3, 2014

Opening: Friday, May 9, 7-10pm

 We Are Who We Archive brings together a selection of donations acquired over the past two years, gifted by friends of Interference Archive.  Rather than focus on a specific movement or idea, We Are Who We Archive serves as a portrait of a growing archive and highlights the role of individuals in preserving collective history.