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Archive: Mar 2018

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Editathon 2018

We had a great time at our third annual Art + Feminism editathon on March 18, 2018. Approximately 20 people came to edit; we used material from the archive to edit articles about Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz, Karen Archey, Ann Messner, Roberta Smith, Nina Chanel Abney, Sally Heller, Olia Lialina, Griselda Pollock, and many more.

Check out a few photos from our event:


January 18–April 15, 2018

From January 18 – April 15, 2018, Interference Archive will partner with the Seattle-based collaborative If You Don’t They Will to host their installation of  no. NOT EVER. alongside a curated selection of  material from Interference Archive’s collection.

Digital Activism and Antifa: Panel Discussion and Cryptoparty

March 24, 4pm – 6 pm

The resistance movement to fascism and white supremacy is diverse and creative, adapting to increasing threat and propaganda in the digital world.  This panel discussion will explore the resistance to fascism and white supremacy, followed by a Cryptoparty for a hands-on workshop to learn more about the projects discussed. Groups joining us have developed tools that challenge white supremacy with projects that identify and remove online propaganda and through skillshares to enable us to protect ourselves.  Our first hour will be a panel discussion and Q&A.  This will be followed by the Cryptoparty, where we will split into small groups to work with panelists regarding their projects.  Feel free to bring your own laptop!

Interference Archive at MCNY: Feminist Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Sunday, March 25 at 3:00 pm at the Museum of the City of New York

Free, includes Museum admission! 

The Museum of the City of New York is teaming up with Interference Archive for a coffee-fueled Wikipedia Edit-a-thon that aims to both expand the historical records of feminist activism on Wikipedia and combat the gender gap in its editing — less than 10% of Wikipedia editors are women. 

Film Screening: She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry

A Collaboration with Occupy Kensington
Sunday, March 25, 7pm

Occupy Kensington is putting on a screening of “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” in belated honor of International Women’s Day.  We are excited to have as our special guests Jo Freeman, who is featured in the film and is an OK member. Jo is an icon of the feminist movement, and the author of The Bitch Manifesto. Don’t miss this timely film, which runs approximately 90 minutes. Jo will respond to our questions and comments at the end of the screening.

On the Art and Activism, Ebb and Flow of Global Brooklyn: A Panel Discussion

Tuesday, March 27th, 7-9 PM

A Panel and Launch for Brooklyn Tides: The Fall and Rise of a Global Borough with Savitri D, Dulcie Canton, Brennan Cavanaugh, Robin Laverne Wilson, Mark Noonan, and Benjamin Heim Shepard. Join us for a panel discussion on the activism, aesthetics, and changes taking place in Brooklyn along its waterfront and throughout the borough. The speakers will explore the aspirations and struggles of local residents, the work of artists, and the battles to save community in this globalizing space.

Film screening: ANTIFA

Thursday, March 29, 7pm

Since the election of Donald Trump, acts of racist violence have proliferated across the United States. Racists and misogynists feel emboldened to express and act on their views. White nationalist groups and resurgent traditional white supremacist groups such as the Ku Klux Klan have used Trumps victory to gain new recruits. All that stands in their way are the groups of anarchists, communists, and socialists who have taken it upon themselves to prevent fascism from becoming a powerful political force in the United States. This film tells the story of what “Antifa” is and why people are using these tactics to confront racism and fascism in the US today.

Audio Interference 47: Lower East Side Community Gardens

“Other cities are trying to get rid of their green space. If they get rid of their green space they can stop people from public assembly, which they’re nervous about.” – Bill DiPaola

Advocacy On-Air: Transcript of a Discussion on Radio Activism

Audio Interference – the biweekly podcast produced by Interference Archive – launched its third season in October 2017. To mark the occasion, we hosted Advocacy On-Air, a panel discussion on the use of radio as a political medium and a community building tool.  The event took place on October 16, 2017 at Starr Bar in | More »

Infographics for Activism

Saturday, April 7th 3-6pm
A workshop with Dr. Anna Feigenbaum, Minute Works, and Dr. Gavin Grindon

In this hands-on, interactive workshop, participants will be taken through the process of brainstorming, researching, writing, visualizing, publishing and promoting infographics designed for activism and social change. After discussing strategies for how to research past graphics, explore appropriate iconography, engage in data storytelling, and subvert corporate aesthetics, we then turn the workshop over to participants, guiding them through a participatory design project.