In an upcoming panel at the Interference Archive, artists from the Lower East Side Squatting Movement will discuss its radical legacy.
The Interference Archive is organizing a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon to widely disseminate the history explored in its exhibition Resistance Radio: The People’s Airwaves.
Flavia Rando and Perry Brass, gay-rights activists during the time of the Stonewall riots, share their personal experiences from that time.
Design, according to a public talk in Brooklyn, has the potential to reflect and even remedy pressing social problems.
Author Chris Robé, who documents this rich history in his new book, will screen rare and recent footage at the Interference Archive.
On April 22 at Interference Archive, Carmen Vivian Rivera and José E. Velázquez will discuss activism in the 1960s–80s Puerto Rican diaspora.
An exhibition at the Interference Archive creates the feeling of wandering around an old curiosity shop where the stock is radical politics.
We could never leave Brooklyn and still miss a slew of shows in our home borough. From outdoor art along the waterfront to group shows in Bushwick and ambitious political projects at Dumbo nonprofits, there was no shortage of great work in Brooklyn in 2016.
“We’re like the roadies of the art world,” states Shane Caffrey in his 2010 video announcement for the first Art Handling Olympics. “It’s not an art piece, it’s a community event … it’s a thing for a community that has never really had any chance to get together.”
At the center of Folk City is a clue that the exhibit is more about space than about music.
Brooklyn’s Interference Archive is showcasing the work of the women who occupied the area surrounding England’s cruise missile installation, reshaping British public opinion and attracting international attention to the nuclear arms race.
The intensified activism of the 1960s fueled by the Vietnam War and struggles over class inequality, women’s rights, and black liberation drove the rapid growth of the underground press. Between 1965 and 1969, the five indie counterculture newspapers scattered across the United States multiplied to over 500 around the country, representing and communicating the voices of feminists, the Black Panther Party, gay activists, psychedelic aficionados, and other social movement groups with their art and design as radical as their messages. Rebel Newsprint: The Underground Press at Interference Archive in Gowanus is digging into this historic period with over 100 newspapers from across the sixties underground.