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Archive: Jun 2014

Emma Goldman’s 145th Birthday!

To celebrate Emma Goldman’s 145th Birthday, here is a little sample of Emma Goldman Books and posters from our collection. There are plenty more, for those you’ll have to come on by during our open hours and rummage! Emma Goldman was born, June 27, 1869, Kovno, Russian Empire. She was an Anarchist known around the | More »

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.

 

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.

La Autonomia es la Vida, la Sumisión es la Muerte: A Celebration of 20 Years of the Zapatistas and the Autonomous Communities of Mexico

May 22 – August 3, 2014

Opening: Thursday, May 22, 7–10pm

Interference Archive presents La Autonomía es la Vida, la Sumisión es la Muerte (Autonomy is Life, Submission is Death) a graphic art portfolio, produced by Convergencia Grafica MALLA and Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative. This exhibition honors the 520 years of struggle of the indigenous peoples of Mexico against genocide and for self-determination and autonomy through a celebration of the 20 years of the Zapatista movement’s resistance against the Mexican state and global capitalism.

Today’s donation-Underground Comics!

A friend of Interference Archive dropped by our open hours today to deliver some underground comics from the 1960’s and ’70’s. Many of them illustrated by R.Crumb, all of them are illicit in some form.

The Rare Earth Catalog: invitation to collaborate

Thursday, July 10, 2014
7-9pm

Members of the Occuprint collaborative are beginning a new project, which will be published for the climate mobilization happening this September in NYC. Please join us for a general brainstorming session. We’re excited to meet new collaborators and get this project off of the ground!

The LGBT Struggle in Honduras

Friday, June 27, 2014
7-9pm

Join Honduran activist and academic, Nelson Arambú, who will discuss the relationship between U.S. aid, the militarization of Honduran society, and violence against the LGBT community. Mr. Arambú co-founded two of Honduras’ leading LGBT NGOs:  Asociación Colectivo Violeta and Asociación Kukulcán, and is a member of Honduras’ Movement for Diversity in Resistance.

Circling the Square: Maidan & Cultural Insurgency in Ukraine

Thursday, June 26, 2014
7 – 9pm

Cicada Press editors Anastasiya Osipova and Matthew Whitley will be joined by curator Olga Kopenkina, along with poet and translator Ian Dreiblatt in a reading as well as a conversation about the historical context of the presented materials, political positions of their left-leaning authors in a present crisis in Ukraine, and art during the revolution vs. artworld war profiteering.

New to the Collection and Exhibition- Zapatista Combat Boots

An aspect in the struggle for autonomy is auto-sufficiency and  controlling the means of production. One such project in the Zapatista government centers, know as Caracoles, was a boot-making taller. I’ve just donated a pair of combat boots, produced in Oventic, Chiapas in 2004, for the La Autonomia es la Vida, La Sumisón es la | More »

Librarians and Archivists with Palestine Open House

Tuesday June 17, 2014
6-9pm

Join Librarians and Archivists with Palestine for the launch of a new network of information workers in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for self-determination. Come to the open house to find out how you can become a LAP member, and be among the first to see their new portfolio of zines, artwork, and photos created with Booklyn Artists Alliance, as well as the network’s new website.