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Archive: Sep 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.

Audio Interference 67: Interference Archive on Radio Survivor

Audio Interference is excited to be bringing you an episode from a guest podcast, Radio Survivor. Interference volunteers Elena Levi and Celia Easton Koehler appeared on the podcast to talk about our current exhibition, Resistance Radio: The People’s Airwaves.

Reportando desde las Bases

Friday, September 20, 7pm
New York-based radio broadcasters Leobardo Ambrosio Ajtzalam, Tadii Angeles, and Charlie Uruchima will talk about using radio as an educational tool to activate indigenous languages and cultures, mobilize communities, and connect grassroots, local, and transnational movements for indigenous resistance and sovereignty.

Radical Playdate presents: Let’s Make Posters!

Saturday, September 28, 2-4pm
Recommended ages: 12 and under
Suggested donation: $5 (but no one will be turned away!)

If you had a radio show, what would you say on it? What kind of music would you play? Who would listen to your radio show? Inspired by our current exhibition, Resistance Radio, we’ll design and make posters about pirate radio, listening, music….and even pirates if you want!

A Quest for Home Zine Launch & Party

September 28th, 2019, 5–8pm

A Quest for Home was a series of writing workshops presented by Arts & Democracy for the South Asian diaspora and led by the Pakistani writer, Roohi Chowdhury. For six weeks, the participants joined together to write away their mythic journey towards home and identity, culminating in a zine that will be available at the event.

Building for Us: Stories of Homesteading and Cooperative Housing

Exhibition Opening: October 17, 2019, 7-9pm
Exhibition Dates: October 17, 2019 to February 2, 2020

In the early 1970s, government disinvestment in New York City, coupled with widespread landlord abandonment, gave rise to squatting, urban homesteading, and other forms of self-help housing. The Urban Homesteading Assistance Board (UHAB) grew out of the self-help housing movement. This exhibition features the people who fought to turn vacant or neglected buildings into vibrant co-ops, illuminating the origins of New York City’s affordable housing cooperatives.

Notes on Solidarity: Tricontinentalism in Print

Tuesday, September 10th through Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
NOT AT INTERFERENCE ARCHIVE!

Exploring a chapter of the anti-colonial struggles that unfolded after World War Two, Notes on Solidarity: Tricontinentalism in Print considers the role played by printed materials in the practice of Tricontinentalism.

Film Screening: Citizen Provocateur

Friday, September 13, 7pm

This 2007 documentary follows some of the individuals whose lives were touched by “The Prison Show,” and follows the long journey Ray Hill made from surviving prison himself as a gay, white collar criminal to becoming an ACLU award-winning activist.

Film Screening: Oktay Ince and resisting with moving images in Turkey

Saturday, September 7, 7-9pm

A screening program of video-activist and documentary works, and videos from the current struggle of Oktay İnce, presented by belit sağ.

Tor: What is it Good For?

Saturday, September 14th, 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Join the Tech Learning Collective in a two-hour mini-intensive digital safety workshop focused on the Tor Project.