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Archive: Nov 2015

Film screening: Salt of the Earth (1954)

Sunday, December 13, 2015, 7pm

Join us for a screening of landmark U.S. labor film Salt of the Earth (1954) where a largely Mexican American union overcomes court injunction to gain more equitable working and living conditions. Based on collaboration between the zinc miners whose experiences inspired the film and blacklisted Hollywood talent, it serves as both a rallying call for racial justice, gender equality, and labor activism, and a model for collaborative artistic practice.

Audio Interference 04: Dread Scott

In our newest podcast, Dread Scott, artist and friend of Interference Archive, speaks with Vero Ordaz about his art, life, and connections to the Chicago punk scene–including memories prompted by his recent donation of posters to the archive.

A Look Back at Armed by Design / El Diseño a las Armas

As our Armed by Design / El Diseño a las Armas exhibition comes to a close, it’s amazing to look back at everything that was involved in this show. Armed By Design/El Diseño a las Armas: Posters and Publications of Cuba’s Organization of Solidarity of the Peoples of Africa, Asia, and Latin America (OSPAAAL) was public exhibition and | More »

Neal Vandenbergh presents: Fuck Individualisierungsschub

Saturday, December 12, 7pm

The Art Handlers Alliance of New York is proud to present this performance by Chicago artist Neal Vandenbergh as part of the exhibition Just Cause : Bad Faith — Artworkers’ Activism and Organizing in NYC and Beyond.

Audio Interference 03: Susan Jahoda

Susan Jahoda is an artist, educator, and organizer whose work includes video, photography, text, performance, installation, and research-based collaborative projects. Charlie Morgan speaks with Susan about her experiences organizing the September 2014 exhibition at Interference Archive about the Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp, a 19-year anti-nuclear protest and encampment at a U.S. Military Base in Berkshire, England. This | More »

if a song could be freedom mixtape 015 – Doom Gloom and Hope! by Paul Messersmith-Glavin

Doom and Gloom: Prog-Metal Playlist, by Paul Messersmith-Glavin I grew up in a working class neighborhood in Chicago, predominantly Catholic, with Irish, German, Polish, Puerto Rican and Asian folks. For us boys, our form of rebellion was growing our hair and listening to metal and progressive rock (prog rock).  Our embrace of metal expressed our | More »

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.


artinfo.com, November 5, 2015

The Parasitic Poster: Making Sense of Cuban Propaganda in Brooklyn