Debt Archive


Exhibition Dates

April 17, 2022

May 15, 2022

Public Recording Sessions: April 17 and 24 and May 1, 8, 2022, NOON – 5 pm

Screening & Performance: May 15, 2022, 2 pm – 4 pm

  • This event is free. Please note that we’ll be maintaining Interference Archive’s current 20-person capacity limitations and health protocols due to COVID.

If you are unable to participate in a public recording consider participating virtually in the HUMAN TRASH DUMP Debt Archive open call. For more information click here.

These stories can take any form that can comfortably live on a digital archive. Text, image, and moving image responses are all welcome! Write a manifesto, a personal memoir, create a collage, or film a performance that speaks to your experience with student debt and the ways you’ve had to navigate the kafksesque system of repayment. All contributions will be accepted on a rolling basis!

By submitting a story/digital files to us, you agree to have your work published to HUMAN TRASH DUMP’s digital repository ( where the digital files you submitted will be viewable and downloadable to the public. Along with your contribution please provide how you would like your name written/credited. Anonymous contributions are fine, please specify that if that is your preference. Include any other relevant information about yourself that you feel comfortable with (pronouns, geographic location, the institution where you received your debt from, what degree you received, etc.)

Current Contributions to Debt Archive
1.5″ and 2.25″ Buttons made for Debt Archive.
Selections from the Interfernce Archive collection



Oversized Posters

Education/Student Organizing

L’ENTENTE or The Agreement by Ecole de la Montagne Rouge (School for Red Mountain) as seen on



Student Organizing/Movements

Youth Organizations, Student Movements + Alternative Education

Subject Files

Cri-Dslr – Debt Folder

St-Su Student Movements 2000

St-Su Student Movements Pre 2000

This exhibition is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

Exhibition Dates

April 17, 2022

May 15, 2022