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Archive: Dec 2018

What’s Art Got to Do with It? Performativity & the SOAW

Introducing the SOAW: A View from Kenyon College

In Fall 2018, Kenyon College’s Gund Gallery featured materials from Interference Archive that included pamphlets and posters detailing protest, performance, and group solidarity events produced by the organization the School of the Americas Watch (SOAW).

Free Education! The Free University of New York, Alternate U, and Learning Liberation

October 11, 2018 – January 27, 2019
Opening reception: October 11, 6-9pm

Rooted in an examination of the history of the Free University of New York (FUNY), a 1960s experiment in radical education, this exhibition and event series reflects on the questions: What is a university? What does the university have that we want? What does the university have that we don’t want? How would a university look if we could build one from scratch?

Holiday Openhouse 2018

Saturday, December 15, 2018, 12-5pm

Come celebrate our second annual holiday open house on 7th Street! Stop by, sip on hot cocoa, and browse our last-minute-market of radical gifts. Other activities include Radical Snowflake Cutting with our resident scissor expert, and Holiday Cardmaking with stamps, stencils and kid-friendly spray markers (you’ve gotta see our equipment for this!). This is an event for people of all ages and abilities.

Audio Interference 58: Radical Access

“Our lending policy is: as many books as you want, for as long as you want. We want people to take the time to live with the books as long as they need to, to figure out how they fit into the larger picture of how they live.” — Dawn Finley, FLOW

Radical Psychology at Alternate U and Beyond

Wednesday, December 12, 6pm

Keith Brooks and Phil Brown will share their experiences in the critical psychology movement that was a part of the revolutionary environment at Alternate U.

Guided tour of Free Education!

Saturday, December 15, 5:30pm

Come to Interference Archive on Saturday, Dec 15th at 5:30pm for a guided tour of the Free Education! The Free University of New York, Alternate U, and Learning Liberation exhibition. Sue Simensky Bietila and Jakob Jakobsen will lead a walk through of the project, discussing histories of the Free University, Alternate U, the Rat newspaper, Newsreel Collective, and more.

How Public is Public Space? A Field Recording Workshop and Discussion

Thursday, December 13
6pm – 8:30pm

Join us for a friendly talk, potluck and a workshop introduction to the topic of field recording and the different ways of perceiving and understanding the freedom of public space and its wider context.

Social Justice Book Club: The Twentieth Century by Howard Zinn

Tuesday, December 18, 7 PM – 9 PM

Join us for a meeting before the holidays! For our December book club, we’re reading The Twentieth Century by Howard Zinn.