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Just Cause : Bad Faith – Art Workers’ Activism and Organizing in NYC and Beyond

December 3 – December 31, 2015
Opening Reception Thursday, December 3rd 6:00-9:00pm

Art Handlers Alliance of New York and Interference Archive are delighted to present an exhibition of articles, ephemera, and artworks that collectively address a history of cultural workers’ organizing efforts and demonstrations as well as the recent investigations and concerns of artists and individuals working within the culture industry.

 

Armed by Design/El Diseño a las Armas

September 16–November 29, 2015
Opening Wednesday Sept. 16, 7–10pm

Interference Archive presents Armed By Design: Posters and Publications of Cuba’s Organization of Solidarity of the Peoples of Africa, Asia, and Latin America (OSPAAAL), a public exhibition and event series which features the graphic design production of OSPAAAL. Armed By Design will highlight the intersection of graphic design and political solidarity work in post-revolution Cuba through the lens of OSPAAAL’s output.

We Won’t Move: Tenants Organize in New York City

March 26 – June 15, 2015
Opening March 26, 2015 7-10pm

Interference Archive presents We Won’t Move: Tenants Organize in New York City, an exploration of collective action by NYC tenants for decent and affordable housing from the 1940s to the present.

Documents from the Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp

December 5 2014- March 1, 2015
Opening December 5, 7-9pm

Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp was a 19-year anti-nuclear protest and encampment at the U.S. Military Base at Greenham Common, Berkshire County, England. This exhibition and event series, organized as a mother/daughter collaboration between Susan Jahoda and Emma Jahoda-Brown, assembles accounts of the comings and goings and daily lives of a diverse group of women at Greenham primarily over a nine year period. Photographs, film, artifacts and sound are brought together to reveal a complex view of a largely invisible history.

Self-Determination Inside/Out

September 11 – November 16, 2014

Opening: Thursday, September 11, 7-10pm

Interference Archive presents Self-Determination Inside/Out, a comprehensive exhibition and public program series featuring the cultural materials produced by incarcerated people and their allies. Ranging from the Attica Rebellion to political prisoners, AIDS education to prisoners-as-laborers, the struggles of incarcerated women and queer people to the current wave of hunger strikes in prisons and detention centers across the country, these materials fundamentally recast the history of the prison-industrial complex.

We Are Who We Archive: an exhibition of new acquisitions

May 9, 2014 – August 3, 2014

Opening: Friday, May 9, 7-10pm

 We Are Who We Archive brings together a selection of donations acquired over the past two years, gifted by friends of Interference Archive.  Rather than focus on a specific movement or idea, We Are Who We Archive serves as a portrait of a growing archive and highlights the role of individuals in preserving collective history.

La Autonomia es la Vida, la Sumisión es la Muerte: A Celebration of 20 Years of the Zapatistas and the Autonomous Communities of Mexico

May 22 – August 3, 2014

Opening: Thursday, May 22, 7–10pm

Interference Archive presents La Autonomía es la Vida, la Sumisión es la Muerte (Autonomy is Life, Submission is Death) a graphic art portfolio, produced by Convergencia Grafica MALLA and Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative. This exhibition honors the 520 years of struggle of the indigenous peoples of Mexico against genocide and for self-determination and autonomy through a celebration of the 20 years of the Zapatista movement’s resistance against the Mexican state and global capitalism.

Sexing Sound: Aural Archives and Feminist Scores

Traveling Exhibition at the James Gallery, CUNY Graduate Center, New York City

February 6–March 8, 2014

Serve the People: The Asian American Movement in New York

December 5, 2013 – March 23, 2014 (extended!)

Opening: Thursday December 5, 7-10pm

Serve the People: The Asian American Movement in New York charts a history of Asian American activism, organizing, and cultural production in the 1970s, the first exhibition to focus on New York as a center of this national phenomenon.

Zines from Interference Archive

Traveling Exhibition at Healy Library Special Collections/UMass Boston, Boston, MA

October 3 – November 2, 2013