The Guardian, “Collecting the art of protest at Brooklyn’s Interference Archive”

The two-room space is the brainchild of graphic artist Josh MacPhee and his late partner, activist Dara Greenwald. Recent exhibitions include If a Song Could be Freedom … Organised Sounds of Resistance, a survey of the sounds and images of music that accompanies social struggle. It is currently showing Armed by Design, a comprehensive survey of the graphic art produced for Tricontinental magazine by the Havana-based Organisation of Solidarity of the Peoples of Africa, Asia and Latin America (Organización de Solidaridad con los Pueblos de Asia, África y América Latina, abbrieviated as Ospaal) in support of the global south liberation movements of the 60s and 70s.

In conception, MacPhee explains, the archive explores the relationship between cultural production and social movements: in other words, “material produced by people organising to transform the world”.

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