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[screening] Control

Tuesday, October 14 7-9pm As part of Self-Determination Inside/ Out, Interference Archive will be screening Control, an observational documentary about the ways the juvenile justice system permeates the lives of the people it targets. Join us for this screening and discussion about the impacts of the juvenile justice system and some of the current struggles | More »



“Prison is a form of violence against women.”

Thursday, October 9 7-9pm Part of Self-Determination Inside/ Out, Interference Archive and the CUNYGC Center for the Study of Women and Society present “Prison is a form of violence against women.”, a video program and discussion about the motivations for and processes of organizing against prisons as gender violence. With Victoria Law, Cecily McMillan, Amy | More »


art by Rini Templeton, via Dignidad Rebelde

Shattering Captivity: Struggles of Incarcerated People Against Solitary Confinement, Control Units, and Communication Management Units

Thursday, October 2 7-9pm As part of Self-Determination Inside/ Out, Interference Archive brings together people and family members of people formerly incarcerated in isolation for Shattering Captivity: Struggles of Incarcerated People Against Solitary Confinement, Control Units, and Communication Management Units. This spirited discussion will explore the history of isolated confinement, as well as historical and | More »


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Private Prisons Fueling Criminalization: Climate Change, Immigration, and Prisons

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 7-9pm Private prisons and their major investors are fueling the criminalization and incarceration of immigrants and people of color. As climate change accelerates and creates large refugee communities of color, how will the prison industry respond? As part of Self- Determination Inside/Out, this discussion, hosted by Enlace, will look at prison | More »



Closed for People’s Climate March: Sunday Sept 21st!

We will be closed Sunday September 21st for the People’s Climate March. All of our Sunday staffers will be marching. Join us!



Self-Determination Inside/Out Exhibition Tour

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Join the curators and other prison activists for a tour and roving discussion of Self-Determination Inside/Out: Prison Movements Reshaping Society!


Theater in the Congo

I Seem to Be The State: Art and Conservation in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Thursday, September 18

Justseeds member, Roger Peet, presents on the art and theater projects he’s coordinated in support of conservation efforts in the Democratic Republic of Congo.


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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.



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.



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.