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Archive: May 2016

Volunteering at Interference Archive: the evening shift

For those of you who don’t get to visit Interference Archive regularly, we thought we would start a series of short posts about what we do as volunteers. This post was shared by volunteer Michele Hardesty.
After several years of coming to Interference Archive events, and even doing a bit of work in the collections, I became a sustaining contributor last fall, and then I began staffing the Thursday evening shift…

Audio Interference 15: Solidarity, Distribution, Design

“I think about posters as a way of starting a conversation, but I don’t feel like we talk enough about how that conversation is started and where that conversation goes beyond talking.” — Kameelah Janan Rasheed On Nov 4, 2015, Interference Archive hosted a panel entitled Solidarity, Distribution, Design: The Poster Today, which explored the | More »

Mixtapes

Here are all of the mixtapes we’ve released to date. PLease give them a listen, share, and submit one if you have a theme not represented here!     if a song could be freedom…mixtape 001 Political songs from Latin American made by Felipe Mujica & Johanna Unzueta     if a song could be | More »

Volunteering at Interference Archive: sharing the voices from our collections

For those of you who don’t get to visit Interference Archive regularly, we thought we would start a series of short posts about what we do as volunteers. This post was shared by volunteer Louise Barry. If you’re interested in volunteering at Interference Archive, check out our website on info for how to get involved, or | More »

Audio Interference 14: Freedom Archives

“We’re blessed with being the keepers of some very valuable stuff. It’s not ours. It’s intentional that this is part of the community and belongs to the community.” – Claude Marks

Volunteering at Interference Archive: why we do what we do!

Volunteers at Interference Archive do absolutely everything, from painting the walls between exhibitions to sorting book donations and answering questions from visiting researchers. For those of you who don’t get to visit Interference Archive regularly, we thought we would start a series of short posts about what we do as volunteers. To kick this off, | More »

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.

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.

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.