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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”

Commonwealth: Water For All

February 4 – July 30, 2017
At the Queens Museum

Highlighting the urgency of water issues, Commonwealth brings together We Are the Storm and Wellspring, two recent portfolios of artists’ prints developed by the Justseeds Artist Cooperative as well as a selection of materials on loan from Interference Archive which feature the now iconic graphics developed for the 2016 movement against the Dakota Access Pipeline at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota.

Thank you for celebrating with us!

Our 2016 benefit was so much for — thank you to everyone who joined us! Spending an evening with so many people who we care about and who care about us is absolutely what we needed right now, and your generous support raised almost $4000 for Interference Archive. Below: Louise and Kevin call out our | More »

Interference Archive is the Best of NYC in 2016!

The Village Voice has just named Interference Archive on it’s “Best of NYC” list for 2016. Check out what they have to say about the amazing work our community is doing! Interference Archive BEST PLACE TO LEARN ABOUT THE REVOLUTION The average Gowanus party doesn’t come with a sign proclaiming “an end to segregation because of | More »

Volunteering at Interference Archive: curating, cataloguing, and conveying history

For those of you who don’t get to visit Interference Archive regularly, we thought we would start a series of short posts about what we do as volunteers. This post was shared by Rob Smith. If you’re interested in volunteering at Interference Archive, check out our website for info on how to get involved, or email info@interferencearchive.org. | More »

The Underground Press Surfaces at Interference!

We have very exciting news to share: this Sunday, we went over to Sean Stewart’s apartment in Brooklyn and picked up his “Babylon Falling Collection” of underground press and related ephemera. We’re talking twenty-three flat archive boxes, seven binders, one large banker’s box, and two giant plastic tubs filled with extensive holdings of underground newspapers | More »

Just Cause : Bad Faith — a review in pictures

If you missed the Just Cause : Bad Faith exhibition at Interference Archive last month, show curator Steve Sewell from the Art Handlers Alliance has captured everything on display in a series of photos.

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 »

What does solidarity mean to you?

We spent Saturday, October 17 with Combat Paper NJ (Montclair, NJ) and Mobile Print Power (Corona, Queens), setting up a day of interactive art production in the Interference Archive parking lot.

We invited everyone to come out and work with Combat Paper NJ to pulp and pull sheets of paper with their mobile paper making set-up, and work with Mobile Print Power to learn basic printing with their ice cream cart turned screen print studio. Both groups asked the question “What does solidarity mean to you?” and “How can military veterans and immigrants (and immigrants who are vets) work together to improve their communities?”

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.