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Everybody’s Got a Right to Live Propaganda Party

Saturday, June 1, 1-5pm

Join Interference Archive and the NYC Poor People’s Campaign for the Everybody’s Got A Right To Live Propaganda Party. We’ll gather at Interference Archive to screenprint posters, t-shirts, fabric, make buttons, banners and more with messages promoting

Exhibition Tour of Everybody’s Got The Right To Live: The Poor People’s Campaign 1968 & Now

Saturday, May 25, 2pm

Who lived at Resurrection City in 1968? What was it like to live there? Join us at Interference Archive on Saturday afternoon for an intimate look at the current exhibition with our esteemed elder Carlos Raúl Dufflar, a leader in both the original Poor People’s Campaign of 1968 and today’s PPC: A National Call for Moral Revival! A rare chance to hear the photographs and archival materials come to life with poetry, stories, music and firsthand insights from his experiences as a resident of Resurrection City, and from 50 years of organizing.

The Poor People’s Campaign Concert & Jam

Friday, May 17th, 7-10pm. Free admission.

An evening of music and song in celebration of the history and spirit of the Poor People’s Campaign featuring an incredible line-up of contemporary musicians and movement leaders! After the concert we will lift our voices in a song circle and open jam, please bring your musical instruments and join in!

Documentary film screening of EMPIRE STATE RUMBLINGS & Report-back from the Freedom Bus Tour

Thursday, May 9th, 7pm-9pm. Free admission.
The first film to document the launch of the New York State Poor People’s Campaign, EMPIRE STATE RUMBLINGS tells the story of a new type of organizing seen through the eyes of four incredible women who participated in the intensity of the campaign’s beginnings. In English with Spanish subtitles.

In Conversation: Shy Radicals: The Black Panthers for Shy People

Sunday, May 5, 7-9pm

Join us for a talk by activist Hamja Ahsan in conversation with Gemma Sharpe. Hamja talks about his debut book Shy Radicals, imagining a utopic homeland called ‘Aspergistan’, in the context of debates around introvert power, intersectionality, radical mental health, and neurodiversity.

MAY DAY! A Propaganda Party for Labor & Housing Justice

Sunday, April 28th, 1:30-5pm

Join Interference Archive and local labor and housing activists fighting gentrification and displacement in Gowanus, Industry City, and beyond for a May Day! Propaganda Party. We’ll gather at Interference Archive to create posters, t-shirts, buttons, and more with messages promoting labor and housing justice and denouncing the displacement of local industry and residents from our community.

Radical Playdate presents: Let’s Make Posters!

Friday, April 26, 3-5pm
Recommended ages: 10 and under
Suggested donation: $5 (but no one will be turned away!)

Join us for a session of stamp and stencil posters with (kid-safe and washable) stamp pads and spray markers. We’ll have poster prompts made with three fantastic Audre Lorde quotes to get our thought wheels turning.

Australian Political Posters: Four Decades

Thursday March 28, 2019, 6:30 pm

Australia has a rich history of political poster collectives that emerged in the 1970s and are now experiencing a resurgence. Curator Macushla Robinson will [do her best to] contextualize the political posters on display as part of Hi Vis: Australian Political Posters within the broader frame of Australian political movements, protest work and print culture over the past 40 years.

Radical Playdate presents: Let’s Make Zines!

Saturday, March 16, 12-2pm
Recommended ages: 8 and under
Suggested materials donation: $5 (but no one will be turned away!)

Join us for a session of stamp and stencil drawings with (kid-safe and washable) stamp pads and spray markers. At the end we’ll create a zine with our very own Risograph printer. You can take free copies of the collectively made zine with you!

A Century of Immigration on Film

Saturday, March 9th, 7:30pm.

Three Trembling Cities (Arthur Vince, 2017) is an intimate portrait of the inner lives and daily struggles of the immigrants who make NYC’s heart tremble with hope. The first season follows two fictional circles of immigrants as they juggle jobs, relationships, immigration issues, family expectations, and their own dreams. Their stories are intercut with non-fiction interviews with immigrants who’ve faced parallel issues. In The Immigrant (1917), Charlie Chaplin follows a pair of immigrants to America and chronicles the very tangible problems they face.