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Audio Interference 76: Sanctuary City Project

The Sanctuary City Project collects stories of immigration, detention, and resistance and then shares those narratives with the public through video projections, installations, mobile food projects, billboards, banners, and pop-up print shops.

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Virtual Book Discussion with Librarians and Archivists with Palestine

Thursday, June 25th at 7pm

Each year, Librarians and Archivists with Palestine hosts “One Book, Many Communities,” an international campaign which invites communities to come together to read and discuss a common book. The 2020 “One Book, Many Communities” title is The Book of Disappearance by Ibtisam Azem.

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Virtual Multispecies Care Circle

Saturday, May 9, 4-5pm

As we shield our breath from the virus, what does it mean to seek sharing breath with other species? How does the temporary pause of the pandemic provide an opportunity for us to sense the web of relations of breathing and air quality?Join the EPA’s first Multispecies Care Circle to dive into these questions.

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Walkout: A Brief History of Student Organizing

Coming Soon: our next exhibition will be online!

While our physical space is currently closed, we’re organizing our next exhibition to launch online. Stay tuned to this space for more details in May 2020!

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Audio Interference 75: Kent State and Jackson State

Audio Interference 75: Kent State and Jackson State

“Polls showed that the majority of Americans thought that the National Guard did the right thing at Kent State.”

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Audio Interference 74: We the People Won’t Go

“We plant gardens in vacant lots…we turn abandoned buildings into homes, we turn street corners into liberated zones…For a moment, for an hour, for a year, for a decade..A space opens up and we are in control, We the people seize control of public space, seize control of housing, seize control of those things that make up our lives”

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Interference Archive’s Response to COVID19

In solidarity with our community and those most vulnerable, we are doing our part to slow the spread of COVID-19 by temporarily shutting our doors. All events are currently postponed—we’re hopeful to get them back on the schedule in the very near future. There will be no open hours for visiting.

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A Visual History of Climate Justice

Exhibition Opening: Thursday, February 20, 2020, 6:30-9pm
Exhibition Dates: February 20 – May 3, 2020

Join us for Like the Waters We Rise: Climate Justice in Print, a two-part exhibition that tells a story of our contemporary climate justice movement through printed works, both past and present.

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Climate Justice Wikipedia Editathon

UPDATE: this event will be online-only

Join us to increase representation of environmental issues on Wikipedia, inspired by our exhibition, A Visual History of Climate Justice. Please note: this event will take place online only, but you can still join organizers March 11th from 6 to 9pm in editing.

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Climate Activism 101

POSTPONED Saturday, March 21, 3-5pm

Ari (350 Brooklyn) and Liat (Indivisible Nation BK) are co-creating a new initiative to provide people with easy, concrete actions that they can take (mostly from home) in order to advocate for transformative climate policy and support local organizations building climate solutions. During this workshop, Ari and Liat will share strategies for getting involved (in a sustainable way!) in Climate Activism.

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Gowanus Rezone: Working Toward a Sustainable Future through Environmental Justice

POSTPONEDThursday, March 26, 7pm

How does neighborhood rezoning affect housing, racial, and environmental justice? Join Interference Archive for a conversation with residents and activists for a discussion about the past, present, and future of Gowanus.

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Water, Power, We: Modeling Environmental Justice in Movement

POSTPONEDSaturday, March 28th, 2-4pm

This experiential workshop, coinciding with our current exhibition Like the Waters We Rise: A Visual History of Climate Justice, will use individual movement and collective activities to model how water gains force and momentum.

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Picture of a bike painted white with blue overlay reading "Audio Interference 73: Ghost Bikes"

Audio Interference 73: Ghost Bikes

In this episode, we speak with Ellen Belcher and Steve Scofield of Ghost Bikes, a volunteer group that installs street memorials for cyclists who have been killed in traffic violence.

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Gowanus Weed and Seed Walk

**SUNDAY** April 19th 2-4:30pm
Meet at Interference Archive

Join Interference Archive and the Next Epoch Seed Library for a weed and seed walk in Gowanus. We’ll identify and interact with the weedy, urban-adapted plant species that have made a home in the cracks and fissures of this rapidly changing industrial landscape. Please RSVP on Eventbrite

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Advertising Shits In Your Head

Friday, April 17, 7pm

Advertising Shits in Your Head is part theory, part DIY-manual for accessing and altering advertising spaces; this evening will aim to equip attendees with the knowledge they need to carry out their own subvertising campaigns in New York City.

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Game On!

Sunday, February 9, 2020
12pm-7pm

Come hang out at Interference Archive for an afternoon of games, music, and tasty snacks. We’ll bake our favorite treats, put on our favorite tunes, and pull out a few board games from our archive collection — as well as from our collections at home. Feel free to bring your favorite game to teach others!

Suggested donation: $15/adult; $10/kid (no one will be turned away for lack of funds)

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Radical Archives Happy Hour

Monday, February 10, 6-8pm
Location: Strong Rope Brewery, 574 President Street

Join us for another Radical Archives Happy Hour at Strong Rope Brewery! There’s nothing we love more than hanging out with folks who love archiving and who want to celebrate the work of radical archives. Not only do we get to support an amazing local family-owned brewery, but $1 of every drink will go to Interference Archive.

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Audio Interference 72: Dissident Island

“Areas that are now very affluent in London like Notting Hill or Camden Town, these would have been full of squatted places. Literally streets, like whole blocks of terraced housing that were squatted. From the 1960-70s onward there’s lots of people that ended up in possession of properties having initially squatted there.”

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Audio Interference 71: Protect Oak Flat

In this episode, we speak with Vanessa Nosie, activist, and Carrie Curley, activist and artist, about the Apache Stronghold and their spiritual movement to protect Oak Flat from the foreign mining company Resolution Copper.

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Prison Library Support Network Volunteer Orientation

Friday, January 24, 6:30-7:30pm

Join us for the first-ever volunteer orientation for Prison Library Support Network’s new Reference Project. After attending this orientation you will be able to remotely answer reference questions from people incarcerated in NYC correctional facilities.