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Discussion with Organizers of the Quebec Student Movement

Sunday May 31, 11:00am-1:00pm

Join us for a discussion on the Quebec student movement and the 2012 and 2015 strikes in Quebec.  We’ll use this event to create an occasion for NYC activists to ask questions, hear stories, and build bridges between movements.



We Won’t Move! Exhibit Tour

May 30, 1pm

Join the curators for a tour and discussion of We Won’t Move!: Tenants Organize in NYC.



if a song could be freedom… 7″ Pre-Sale

Interference Archive is preparing for its next exhibition, if a song could be freedom . . . Organized Sounds of Resistance. As an accompaniment to the exhibition and catalog, we will also be pressing a limited edition 7” vinyl record in collaboration with Textual Records. You can help us out by pre-ordering a copy now!



if a song could be freedom…Organized Sounds of Resistance

June 25 – September 6, 2015
Opening Thursday June 25
7-10 pm

Music has been at the core of hundreds of political and social struggles across the globe. This exhibition features the picture sleeves of over 200 political recordings that will expose the broad scope of the intersection of music and politics. In addition, flyers, lyric sheets, buttons, publications, and other ephemera are on display. A series of programs will run throughout the run of exhibition, where we will actively and collectively listen to—and discuss—how music has shaped the manners in which we understand ourselves in the past, present, and into the future.



Film: Arresting Power—Resisting Police Violence in Portland, OR

Friday, June 19, 2015

Arresting Power provides a timely look at one of the most pressing issues of our day: police brutality and its intersection with race and class. Through archival materials, interviews with dozens of historians, community leaders and citizens impacted by police violence in Portland, Oregon, the film explores a historical and political analysis of the role of the police in contemporary society.



Panel: The Role of Law and Legal Work in the New York City Housing Movement

Thursday, May 21, 7-9pm

Through an evening of discussion, join us to explore the possibilities and limitations of law, litigation, and policy change in effecting true housing justice in NYC.



Housing Justice in NYC: Tenant Organizers in Conversation

Saturday May 16th, 4pm

Brooklyn Public Library, Central Branch

Please join us for a conversation with tenant organizers and leaders from across the city. This event is an opportunity to learn about what is happening in different neighborhoods, as well as getting to know the organizations and individuals fighting for housing justice in NYC.



NYC Tenants’ Know Your Rights

Wednesday, May 6, 7pm

New York City has high housing costs, but also some of the strongest rent protection laws in the country. This presentation will cover the most important rights of NYC tenants in various housing types, and what to do if these rights are being violated.



The Fireworks Graphics Collective

Monday, May 11, 2015
Fireworks member Terry Forman will talk about the history and legacy of the Graphics Collective, how the posters were made, and invites discussion about how this work can move into the future. In addition, a one-night exhibition of Fireworks posters will be on display.



We Won’t Move: Tenants Organize in New York City

March 26 – June 15, 2015
Opening March 26, 2015 7-10pm

Interference Archive presents We Won’t Move: Tenants Organize in New York City, an exploration of collective action by NYC tenants for decent and affordable housing from the 1940s to the present.