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Archive: Oct 2016

Liberation Support Movement: Building Solidarity with the African Liberation Struggle

The Liberation Support Movement was a North American solidarity organization which existed from 1968 to 1982. Marxist and anti-imperialist in orientation, they primarily sought to build support within the U.S. and Canada for African liberation movements.

Audio Interference 21: UnLocal

“It was extremely traumatic…mothers didn’t send their kids to school, people didn’t go to work, because of these raids.” – Tania Mattos UnLocal is a New York-based legal services organization, which works with immigrant communities to provide legal representation, education, and advocacy. UnLocal’s collaboration with Mobile Print Power was included in the recent Interference Archive | More »

Finally Got The News exhibition publication

For the exhibition Finally Got The News: The Printed Legacy of the U.S. Radical Left, 1970–1979, we produced our most ambitious publication yet!  This book provides 256 full-color pages of over 200 full-color reproductions accompanied by text, accompanied by essays from movement participants. About the Book: Finally Got the News uncovers the hidden legacy of the radical | More »

We Are What We Archive

September 29, 2016 — January 15, 2017
Opening: Thursday, September 29, 7-10 pm

This fall, Interference Archive presents an exhibition highlighting some of the lesser-known objects in our collection. Made up of five distinct components, We Are What We Archive sheds light on electoral politics, North American solidarity with Africa, disability activism, queer identity, and information access.

Interference Archive is the Best of NYC in 2016!

The Village Voice has just named Interference Archive on it’s “Best of NYC” list for 2016. Check out what they have to say about the amazing work our community is doing! Interference Archive BEST PLACE TO LEARN ABOUT THE REVOLUTION The average Gowanus party doesn’t come with a sign proclaiming “an end to segregation because of | More »

Indigenous People’s Justice Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Sunday, November 13, 2-6pm
In honor of Indigenous People’s Day and Anti-Thanksgiving, we are holding a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on the theme of Indigenous peoples’ movement histories. In an effort to learn from and support the myriad movements that have arisen in response to this violence, we will glean relevant information from the Interference Archive to share through Wikipedia. Our objective is to make information and documentation related to Indigenous peoples’ movement histories more accessible for current and future movement makers, educators, and learners.

Interference Archive Benefit 2016!

Friday, November 18, 2016
Doors open at 8pm; the party ends at 11pm
Location: Verso Books, 20 Jay St

Join us for an evening of friends, refreshments, and art as we raise money to support Interference Archive. Get ready to bid on our auction of art and social movement ephemera.

Advance tickets available for $20
Tickets at the door for $30

Film screening: Joanie4Jackie4Ever

November 4, 7pm and November 5, 7pm

Interference Archive, as part of the exhibition We Are What We Archive, presents Joanie4Jackie4Ever, two nights of screenings and discussions focussed on the Joanie4Jackie project. Joanie4Jackie is a low-fi VHS distribution project of short work by women. Born out of the 1990s cultural movement of Riot Grrrl conventions, punk music, and cheap fanzine production, Joanie4Jackie was developed before the internet and before peer-to-peer file exchange.

Launch Party for 2017 Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoner Calendar

Saturday, November 12, 2016
7–11 pm

This launch party will featuring artists and contributors to the 2017 calendar, including Laura Whitehorn, Sophia Dawson, Naomi Jaffe, Daniel McGowan, Jenn Meeropol, and reps for Leonard Peltier and Oscar Lopez Rivera. There will be art on display from the calendar, refreshments, and the 2017 calendars for sale!

Audio Interference 20: Squatting in London

“There are fewer squatters because of state repression–because of the way the law has changed and the way the police enforce that law.” – Greg Ryan This episode is about the effects of UK housing law on the London squatters movement. Louise Barry talks to Myk Zeitlin of the Advisory Service for Squatters, former squatter | More »