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Our Comics, Ourselves at the University of Connecticut

June 14 – August 22, 2016

The Archives & Special Collections at the University of Connecticut will host the first traveling installment of the exhibition Our Comics, Ourselves co-curated by Jan Descartes and Monica McKelvey Johnson. The exhibition premiered at Interference Archive in January, and we’re really excited to see it move on to new locations. Our Comics, Ourselves features comics from the Interference Archive collection as well as private collections on loan.

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Images of Resistance and Liberation // Imágenes de Resistencia y Liberación

Saturday, June 18th, 2016
12-3pm

This community conversation and hands-on workshop will explore a variety of topics affecting the lives of undocumented students, artists, and families, including Advanced Parole, which grants permission for certain immigrants without a valid visa to re-enter the United States after traveling abroad.

Esta conversación comunitaria y taller explorará una variedad de temas afectando las vidas de estudiantes, artistas, y familias indocumentad@s, incluyendo “Advanced Parole,” que da permiso a algunos migrantes sin visas válidas a volver a los Estados Unidos después de viajar al exterior.

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Print and Paper-Making Workshop with MPP and Combat Paper NJ // Taller de Fabricación de Papel y Grabado con Combat Paper NJ y MPP

Saturday, July 9th, 2016
3-6pm

Print and Paper-Making Workshop with Combat Paper NJ and MPP

Taller de Fabricación de Papel y Grabado con Combat Paper NJ y MPP

 

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Block Party with Music Celebrating Collaboration

Monday, September 4th, 2016
3-7pm

At this final party all are welcome to celebrate these collaborations and the larger community that support each of the organizations in the exhibition. This event will have food, music, and art—a perfect way to spend a labor day afternoon.

En esta fiesta final tod@s están invitad@s para celebrar estas colaboraciones y las comunidades que apoyan a cada una de las organizaciones en la exposición. Este evento tendrá comida, música, y arte—un forma perfecta para pasar una tarde de Labor Day.

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Soñamos Sentirnos Libres // Under Construction

May 1 – Sept 5, 2016
Opening May 1, 5-8pm

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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Collaborative Practices and Collective Struggles // Prácticas Colaborativas y Luchas Colectivas

Saturday, May 14th, 2016
3pm

In this community conversation, MPP, Interference Archive, and Talk is Cheap will discuss different models of collaboration by describing our approaches to collaborative art production, sharing the ways that collaboration shapes our practices.

En esta conversación comunitaria, hablaremos de diferentes modelos de colaboración reflexionando sobre los diferentes tipos de estrategias que utilizamos para producir arte colaborativo, y compartiremos como estas colaboraciones le dan forma a nuestras prácticas.

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IMI Corona Values Project // Proyecto de Valores de IMI Corona

Saturday, May 21st, 2016
1-5pm

Off-site at IMI Corona!!!

In 2014, the IMI Corona Community Council developed a series of values to guide the work and vision of IMI Corona. MPP will host the first of a series of collaborative design and screen printing workshops at IMI Corona, inviting the larger IMI Corona community to turn the recently published values into a visual work.

En el 2014, el Consejo Comunitario de IMI Corona desarrolló una serie de valores para guiar el trabajo y visión de IMI Corona. MPP presentará el primer de varios talleres de serigrafía y diseño colaborativo en IMI Corona, invitando a la comunidad de IMI Corona a ilustrar los valores que recientemente fueron publicados.

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

A Dialogue with the editors of Keywords for Radicals

Tuesday, May 24th, 7pm

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 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.