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Archive: Oct 2018

Audio Interference 56: WTO Protests, Seattle 1999

“I remember walking home from that huge protest and feeling this sense of huge hope in the air…And it was just really exciting and it felt like things actually could change.”

Free Education! Publication

The Free University of New York (FUNY) was established as a rebellious alternative to the traditional university and college system. It opened its doors in 1965 in a loft near Union Square as a meeting place for students and teachers that wanted to create their own learning space. They built a free university, with no | More »

Propaganda Party: LOVE AND PROTECT EACH OTHER

Saturday, November 17, 1:30-5:30pm

Interference Archive and Hate-Free Zone Queens (HFZ) are excited for our second collaboration producing propaganda to spread HFZ’s message. Join us on Saturday, November 17 from 1:30-5:30pm at Interference Archive (314 7th Street, Brooklyn NY 11225) to make posters, t-shirts, buttons, and more. HFZ proactively builds a strong community defense system that centers those most impacted by current discriminatory policies and actions.

Audio Interference 55: Steal This Radio and WBAD

“We knew it was illegal, and we knew the FCC would probably come after us at some point, and they did.”

Politics of Sound: Listening to the Archive

Thursday, October 25, 7pm

Interference Archive presents a panel discussion that brings together a group of archivists, oral historians, librarians, and others working with collections of sound. They work in a range of disciplines–from poetry to oral history–all informed by a political approach to sound. We’ll discuss the various ways archiving sound can be a political act, including how sound archives can support organizing work, and how sound collections can contribute to the creation of historical memory, broadening the range of stories that are part of our collective history.

Re-imagining Death

Saturday, October 27, 2-4pm

Please note that this workshop has a limited number of spaces and has received the maximum number of RSVPs.

What is the relationship between death awareness and social change? This workshop will highlight the communal possibilities that open when we make space to discuss our fears and visions together. In this workshop we will consider inspiring models for supporting each other in community. We will provide local resources for today while imagining a radically different future.

Radio Documentary: The Greyhound Diaries

Friday, November 9, 7pm

Join us for a listening session of highlights from David Goren’s audio documentary, The Greyhound Diaries, about singer-songwriter Doug Levitt’s journeys across the United States by bus, and a live performance of Levitt’s songs inspired by the experience.

Contemplating War and Peace: films and poetry for Veterans’ Day

Saturday, November 10, 7pm
The battles of our daily lives are fought with images. And the images we choose to create and consume define who we are as both individuals and as a society. This evening of films by Chris Benker, with poetry reading by Jerome Mazzaro, serves as an opportunity to contemplate the role of empathy as our only hope for a peaceful future.

Poetry and women’s theater at Free University of New York and Alternate U

Sunday, October 21, 3pm

An afternoon with Susan Sherman, Sue Perlgut and Miriam Frank, featuring the poetry and theater of women in FUNY and Alternate U.