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When We Fight Back: Resistance, Survival, and Risk

July 20, 7pm

Join us for a screening of a series of short films on the options, resources and risks that people face when resisting sexual and gender violence, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Third World Newsreel and concurrent with the exhibition Take Back the Fight: Resisting Sexual Violence from the Ground Up.

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Interference Archive will be closed Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24

We will be closed on Sunday, June 11 for our quarterly volunteer retreat. Stop by on another day during our regular open hours!

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Summer Radical Playdates!

Saturday, July 15, 2017
1pm–3pm

Saturday, August 12, 2017
1pm–3pm

Radical Playdate has been in full effect since February 2017. So far, we’ve made a zine, we made stencil graphics, created a growing resource list of music and storybooks, and we even had a little music protest parade. Now, we’d like to talk more about how we can make Radical Playdate more “radical,” and to expand our all-ages community. If you’ve been thinking of showing up, now is the time to do that!

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New Volunteer Orientation

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 7pm Interested in getting involved at Interference Archive? Please join us for a volunteer orientation! We will tour the space, give an overview of current projects, and will discuss ways new volunteers can get involved. We will also take some time to check out our new exhibition, Take Back the Fight: | More »

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Cataloging Party!

Thursday, June 8, 6-9pm

We meet twice a month at Interference Archive to catalog our collection. Join catalogers — old and new — to learn the ropes of cataloging in our online catalog.

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Take Back the Fight: Resisting Sexual Violence from the Ground Up

Exhibition Dates: June 1 – October 29, 2017
Exhibition Opening: June 1, 7-10pm

Interference Archive’s summer 2017 exhibition Take Back the Fight: Resisting Sexual Violence from the Ground Up focuses on organized responses to gender and sexual violence. The primary goal of this exhibition is to highlight a variety of ways that individuals and communities have responded to sexual violence with creative and powerful grassroots and non-institutional justice and healing practices.

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Counter Narrative

Thursday, June 15, 6-8pm

Join us for a showcase of the podcasts from the Willie Mae Rock Camp 2017 Arts & Activism fellows! The teens have been learning about the powerful combination of music and social justice and this year’s podcast will examine the concept of the counter-narrative.

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More Radical Playdates

Sunday, April 2, 1–3pm
Sunday, April 30, 10am-12pm
Saturday, June 10, 1-3pm

Parents, kids, and families! Our first Radical Playdate was so popular that we planned 3 more! In this “now more than ever” moment we’re exploring ways to be more family-inclusive in hopes of growing our community. We would love for you to be a part of it.

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Interference Archive at Ace Hotel Gallery: Fair Food Nation

May 4 – 31, 2017
This exhibition is located in the Gallery at Ace Hotel New York, 20 W 29th St, New York, NY 10001.

This exhibition explores the intersection of local, national and global food issues through a presentation of archival ephemera documenting food’s integral role in the pursuit of social, racial and economic justice.

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Rediscovering the Radical Queer Past: a discussion of Liberation and Solidarity in the Gay and Lesbian Left

Sunday, June 4th , 5 – 6:30pm
Join Emily K. Hobson at Interference Archive for a discussion of Hobson’s book Lavender and Red: Liberation and Solidarity in the Gay and Lesbian Left! The book explores the history of LGBT and queer radical movements in the San Francisco Bay Area during the 1970s and 1980s.