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WBAI – Cuba in Focus, September 24, 2015

Lani Hanna and Jen Hoyer, curators of our current Armed By Design/El Diseño a las Armas exhibition, speak about the exhibition on WBAI’s Cuba in Focus show.

Hyperallergic: August 18, 2015

From Punk to American Folk: Two Takes on Music and Politics by Scott Borchert on August 18, 2015 At the center of Folk City, through January at the Museum of the City of New York, is a clue that the exhibit is more about space than about music. Fixed between the two main rooms is | More »

Urban Democracy Lab: July 24, 2015

Interview with Kevin Caplicki, Interference Archive on “if a song could be freedom…” if a song could be freedom… Organized Sounds of Resistance exhibits the crucial role of music in movement building and participatory democracy… When thinking of political movements and the artifacts they leave behind, music isn’t necessarily the first medium to come to | More »

BK Live: July 22, 2015

Watch Josh MacPhee and Amy Roberts discuss the if a song could be freedom… Organized Sounds of Resistance exhibition on BK Live.

Urban Omnibus, June 8, 2015

The banners of tenant activists in Brooklyn were bright and colorful, but their messages were deadly serious. “1 Crisis Away From Street” read one, while a twin declared, “Can’t Afford Rent Increase.” Flyers detailed the links between policing, redevelopment, displacement, and homelessness, while placards expressed solidarity from citywide housing organizations, local unions, and movements against | More »

Clocktower: February 9, 2015

Curating Social Movements Curatorial experts Ryan Wong and Josh MacPhee explore a topic often considered taboo by arts institutions: the challenge of curating material from social movements. The pair delve into the wealth of visual culture produced by social movements and the cross-section of the worlds of arts and activism. Wong discusses Serve the People: | More »

Hyperallergic: February 6, 2015

When Women Fought Nukes with Anarchy and Won by Daniel Larkin on February 6, 2015 “There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other” Madeleine Albright, the first woman to serve as US Secretary of State, once quipped. Albright wanted all women to understand what supporting instead of sabotaging each | More »

Style.com: January 29, 2015

From “British Designer Bella Freud Reveals Her Beauty Must-Haves and the “Rare Jewel” of London” THE INSPIRATIONAL JAUNT: Interference Archive “I recently discovered this amazing treasure trove in Brooklyn called Interference Archive—the name alone is a pretty good one to drop. It has a superb website—which made me expect a mini MoMA—but it is a couple | More »

Re.Framing Activism Blog: October 21, 2014

“We’re doing it slow” – Community Archives as Protest Spaces by Anne Kaun (Södertörn University) Community archives as self-organized spaces storing and working with ephemera, posters, books, pins, fanzines and other material forms are crucial to protect the voices of the movements beyond mainstream History writing. Community archives have been of importance since social movements | More »

The Media: October 10, 2014

The archive’s current exhibit, “Self-Determination Inside/Out: Prison Movements Reshaping Society”, focuses on work made by prisoners and allies from the 1970s to present. It’s a compelling look at the culture of prisons, including prison newsletters, pamphlets, video and audio interviews, prints, photography, magazine covers, and more.