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Archive: Apr 2013

Strike Stories: Strike at Illinois Walmart Distribution Center

Thursday May 9, 2013

As part of the “Strike Then, Strike Now!” exhibition Interference Archive is hosting a series of discussion nights with workers who have been on strike.

Last year in Elwood, Illinois, nearly two dozen freight handlers went on strike for 15 days at Walmart’s largest superdistribution center, Midwest DC 7079. Come here about that strike from one of the participating workers.

Rebel Newsprint review in St. Petersburgh daily

Russian writer, Mikhail Trofimenkov, visited Interference Archive today. He wrote this review of the Rebel Newsprint exhibition in Kommersant Daily.

Call for Work Related Memes

IN HONOR OF MAY DAY INTERFERENCE ARCHIVE OPEN CALL FOR MEMES For an upcoming exhibition about work stoppage—Strike Then, Strike Now!—we need your made and found memes depicting labor, bosses, anti-work sentiments, strike, etc!  Memes will be exhibited anonymously on continuous loop via computer screen on view from May 3–July 31, 2013 at Interference Archive. | More »

How to Make a Book Shield

From Italy to England, Sweden to Spain, Oakland to New York, the book bloc has surfaced as a street protest tactic in which people create and use shields that resemble giant books. These shields are both practical and symbolic in asserting the power and importance of culture, while protecting protesters from the police.  Here are step by step instructions on how to make your own shield!