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Archive: Jul 2019

Resistance Radio: The People’s Airwaves

July 11 – September 29, 2019
Opening reception: Thursday, July 11, 6-9pm

Our current exhibition focuses on the people, stations, and organizations that have battled to bring their defiant programming onto the airwaves, and particularly when these actions were in service of grassroots movements and/or community organizing.

Building Solidarity: Supporting Community Organizations through Archival Practice

Two part workshop: Tues, July 16 and Thursday, July 18, both days 6-8:30pm.

This workshop will explore the work of community archivists, and how these skills can support community-based organizations. Attendees will help craft a plan for the long-term stewardship of the archives of the Asian American Arts Alliance.

Peter Linebaugh discusses Red Round Globe Hot Burning

Tuesday, July 23, 6-8pm

Join Common Notions in celebrating Peter Linebaugh, preeminent scholar-activist of our proletarian pro-commons revolutionary history, and his latest publication, Red Round Globe Hot Burning: Crossroads of Commons and Closure, of Love and Terror, of Race and Class (University of California, 2019).

“Yo Yo Mon Brooklyn!” New York City’s Pirates of the Air

Friday, July 26, 7pm

Radio producer and audio archivist David Goren will explore the cultural and political forces driving underground radio in NYC since the late sixties via live tuning, archival recordings and excerpts from his recent BBC radio documentary. David will be joined by a very special guest: Joan Martinez, a filmmaker, an avid listener to the Kreyol language pirates of Flatbush’s “Little Haiti” and an occasional broadcaster on them.

One Struggle presents Seeds of Unity: It’s Fascism, Y’all

Sunday, July 28, 3-5pm

In this moment of “fake news,” relativism and historical amnesia, concepts matter. Concepts allow us to construct a lens to interpret and affect the world around us. Join One Struggle for a presentation and discussion to mark the launch of the “Sprouting Theory” series.