Exhibitions

Exhibitions / Defund

Defend / Defund

October 8, 2022 – January 29, 2023

Exhibition opening: October 8, 3-8pm || Defend / Defund looks at resistance to policing and police brutality in the 20th and 21st centuries in the United States. This exhibition focuses on the work of Black organizers and the families of victims of police violence who have fought the often brutal occupation of their communities.

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Exhibitions / Defund

Defend / Defund

Saturday, October 8, 2022 - Sunday, January 29, 2023

Exhibition opening: October 8, 3-8pm || Defend / Defund looks at resistance to policing and police brutality in the 20th and 21st centuries in the United States. This exhibition focuses on the work of Black organizers and the families of victims of police violence who have fought the often brutal occupation of their communities.

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Exhibitions / Our Streets! Our City!

Our Streets! Our City! Self-determination and Public Space in NYC

Saturday, May 21, 2022 - Monday, September 5, 2022

Our Streets! Our City! explores various struggles over public space in New York City since the 1960s, and engages with past and contemporary strategies used by activists to reclaim or reimagine urban infrastructures. This exhibit is a tribute to those who have resisted top-down city-planning processes; its purpose is to honor collective fights against displacement, privatization, […]

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Exhibitions / Debt Archive

Debt Archive

Sunday, April 17, 2022 - Sunday, May 15, 2022

This is a series of in-person public events with a related virtual exhibition. Check out our exhibition webpage for more details on what's happening and how you can get involved.

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Exhibitions / Silencio, Fuego, Palabra, Vida

Silencio, Fuego, Palabra, Vida

Saturday, March 19, 2022 - Saturday, April 30, 2022

We are two years away from the 30th anniversary of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation’s (EZLN) first uprising against the Mexican federal government, and 530 years from 1492. Today, despite the pandemic, a contingent of Zapatistas are touring Europa to commune with anticapitalists across the continent. The Itinerant Archive of Zapatista Graphics and Interference Archive want to collectively celebrate their ongoing resistance by sharing a selection of movement graphics from 1994 to the present. | Estamos a dos años del 30 aniversario del levantamiento del Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional (EZLN) contra el gobierno federal mexicano, y a 530 años del inicio del genocidio contra los pueblos originarios de América en 1492. de gráfica del movimiento desde 1994 hasta la actualidad.

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Exhibitions / Walkout

Walkout: A Brief History of Student Organizing

Online Only

Monday, June 1, 2020 - Thursday, December 31, 2020

May 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the Kent State and Jackson State massacres, which set off a historically large-scale student strike across the nation. With the anniversary as an entry point and frame of reference, this exhibition uses archival material from the Interference Archive collection to examine the broader scope of student movements that both led up to and followed in the wake of May 1970.

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Exhibitions / Like the Waters We Rise

Like the Waters, We Rise: A Visual History of Climate Justice

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - Sunday, May 3, 2020

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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Exhibitions / Building for Us

Building for Us: Stories of Homesteading and Cooperative Housing

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - Sunday, February 2, 2020

Exhibition Opening: October 17, 2019, 7-9pm
Exhibition Dates: October 17, 2019 to February 2, 2020


In the early 1970s, government disinvestment in New York City, coupled with widespread landlord abandonment, gave rise to squatting, urban homesteading, and other forms of self-help housing. The Urban Homesteading Assistance Board (UHAB) grew out of the self-help housing movement. This exhibition features the people who fought to turn vacant or neglected buildings into vibrant co-ops, illuminating the origins of New York City’s affordable housing cooperatives.

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