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Building For Us: Short Films about Housing and Homesteading | Construyendo Para Nosotros: Películas cortas sobre viviendas y casa habitación

Sunday, January 26, 2020 from 3 PM to 5 PM | Domingo 26 de enero, 2020 de 3 PM a 5 PM

Join us for a screening of short films about the history and creation of cooperative housing in New York City, as well as struggles for housing justice more broadly. | Acompañanos para una proyección de películas cortas sobre la historia y creación de viviendas cooperativas en la ciudad de Nueva York, y también luchas más generales para justicia de viviendas.

Black Lives Matter (zine)

Special Hours: Open for MLK Day (Monday 12-5 PM)

We will be open this Monday for MLK Day. While we are open, we will be showing a mixture of video (documentaries, news footage, activist media, etc.), along with audio in connection to Black Lives Matter, Moms 4 Housing, Say Her Name, and related social movements connected to civil rights, anti-racist, and intersecting concerns.

Come by anytime between 12-5 PM to see media promoting liberatory social movements. If there are any videos that you want to see, come to Interference Archive to request it (radical participatory culture in action.) The space will be open for access to all the archival material and regular usage.

Preserve Your Co-op’s History (Archiving Workshop) | Preservar la historia de su cooperativa (Taller de Archivado)

Thursday, January 9, 2020 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM | Jueves 9 de enero, 2020 de 6:30 PM a 8:30 PM

Join archivist Maggie Schreiner to learn easy tools and techniques to document, organize, and preserve the history of your building – both for the present and for the future. | Únanse con archivista Maggie Schreiner para aprender medios y métodos sencillos para documentar, organizar y preservar la historia de su edificio – para el presente y para el futuro.

Silent Auction: Support Interference Archive / Own a Piece of Movement History!

Own a piece of movement history – Interference Archive is launching an online auction in time for Giving Tuesday. Support the work of this people-powered, movement archive by bidding on items drawn directly from our collection, including posters from the Puerto Rican Independence movement, Feminist music festivals, Anti-War movements and many more. The auction will run from December 3rd, to December 20th, with all funds going to help Interference pay rent and support programming.

Audre Lorde wearing Emma Goldman t-shirt

Audre and Emma: Genealogies of Anarchistic Critique and Resistance

Saturday Dec 28, 6 pm – 8 pm

We will be showing a collage of video documentaries and historical stock footage related to Audre Lorde and Emma Goldman (30-45 minutes) and followed by a discussion relating to the intersecting philosophical themes that they both illustrated in their writings that relate to the anarchistic genealogy of the refusal and rejection of state, capital(ism), and the multitude of hierarchies (institutional & interpersonal) that dominate our lives. The screening will be organized by Interference Archive volunteer Dane and, after the screening, there will be a discussion about the works of Audre and Emma that will be an open-forum circle conversation that will be participant-led & determined with an emphasis towards the voices of marginalized populations.

December Holidays with Interference Archive

Special Hours This Week: Open Dec 23-25 (Monday-Wednesday 12-5 PM)

Interference Archive will be open Dec 23-25 (Monday – Wednesday, 12-5 PM), in addition to our regular hours this week and next week. This means we will be open 11 days in a row (Dec 19-29.)

If you are needing an excuse to skip holidays with the family or just have Archive Fever, come on down to Interference Archive.

CR-NYC-Holiday Party

Critical Resistance NYC Holiday Card Writing Party

Sunday December 8, 1 PM to 4 PM

Every year in the wintertime, Critical Resistance New York City sends a note of solidarity, hope, and encouragement to 1,500+ of our comrades that are currently locked up in jails, detention centers, and prisons on the east coast. This year, we invite you to join us at Interference Archive to send cards across the walls to our people!

It is our hope that together we can get notes to all of our contacts and continue to strengthen our relationships as one piece of reducing the isolation of imprisonment. All are welcome and no prior letter writing experience is needed. We will have snacks and other materials to share in addition to card writing supplies – and we hope to see you there!

The Politics of the Joy of Printing

December 5th, 2019, 7–9pm

Author Danielle Aubert will talk about her exciting new book, The Detroit Printing Co-op: The Politics of the Joy of Printing. Hopefully the first in a series of events about the evolution and explosion of “movement printshops” in the 1960s–80s, Aubert will dial in on the specifics of this experiment in mass production in the radical community of Detroit.

We the People Won’t Go: LES Artists on the Squatting movement / Nosotros la Gente No Nos Vamos: Artistas del LES acerca del movimiento de Ocupación

December 15, 2019, 6 PM to 8 PM | 15 de diciembre, 2019 de 6 PM a 8 PM

This panel will feature artists who were a part of the Lower East Side squatting movement. Artists will discuss how they’ve tried to document this movement through their work, or how their involvement in the squatting movement has shaped how they make art. / En esta mesa de discusión aparecen artistas quienes tomaron parte del movimiento de ocupación del Lower East Side. Artistas hablarán de cómo han intentado de documentar este movimiento a través de su arte, o como su participación en el movimiento de ocupación ha determinado la manera de que producen arte.

Open Today

November 28, 2019

We’re open today, 11/28 from 1-9pm for regular open hours.

Check out our anti-colonialism and indigenous social movements material today or in the near future !