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Movement and Meter: A Poetry Reading to Celebrate Serve the People

Sunday March 23, 2014

Reading at 5pm, reception at 6pm

Join us for a poetry covers reading on the final night of Serve the People: The Asian American Movement in New York. Poets will pay tribute to their movement peers by reading selected covers of works from that period, paired with contemporary projects.  Reception to follow reading.


Raised Fist Art Class Poster

Spring 2014 Classes

Four-week class starting Monday, April 28.

“It is the role of the revolutionary artist to make revolution irresistable.”
- Toni Cade Bambara

We’re excited to introduce workshops and classes for the public at the Interference Archive, continuing our work of increasing critical engagement with political and social movement arts.



Speech, Chant, Manifesto: The Words of the Asian American Movement

Tuesday March 4, 2014


An ensemble of actors and organizers will stage a theatrical reading of writings and interviews of the 1970s Asian American Movement, including luminaries like Richard Aoki and Chris Iijima.



Screening: The Great Book Robbery

Monday March 3, 2014

Join members of Librarians and Archivists to Palestine for a screening and discussion of The Great Book Robbery, a documentary about the looting of 70,000 books from private Palestinian libraries during the 1948 war, directed by Benny Brunner.  This screening is part of Israeli Apartheid Week .


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The Poster in the Clash of Ideologies

Traveling Exhibition at the DOX Gallery, Prague.

February 14–May 19, 2014


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Sexing Sound: Aural Archives and Feminist Scores

Traveling Exhibition at the James Gallery, CUNY Graduate Center, New York City

February 6–March 8, 2014



Haiti Solidarity Trip Report Back

Thursday February 6, 2014

Learn about community organizing and the state of libraries in Haiti from six U.S. librarians, archivists, technologists and community organizers who went on a trip to Port-au-Prince, Haiti this past January for solidarity meetings with organizations.



Serve the People: The Asian American Movement in New York

December 5, 2013 – March 23, 2014 (extended!)

Opening: Thursday December 5, 7-10pm

Serve the People: The Asian American Movement in New York charts a history of Asian American activism, organizing, and cultural production in the 1970s, the first exhibition to focus on New York as a center of this national phenomenon.



**CANCELLED** Putting the Movement to Music: An Evening with Fred Ho


Activist, composer, and musician Fred Ho will lead a listening session and discussion of his early musical development in the context of the Asian American Movement. Ho, like other Movement leaders, infused his cultural work with revolutionary messages.



Subversiones: Collectively Breaking the Mexican Media Siege

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Join member of Mexican media collective Subversiones, Andalusia Knoll for a a video presentation and discussion about auto-defense groups, political prisoners, migration, and defense of the land.