INTERFERENCE ARCHIVE ON-SITE TOURS
I recently began an appointment as the Resident Scholar at the Interference Archive [www.interferencearchive.org], a public archive of political art ephemera in Brooklyn. See a NY Times article on us here.
We offer tons of public programming and do hands-on, customized on-site lecture/tours to college and high school groups.
This place would be incredible if you’re teaching a segment on topics like civil rights, social movements, feminism/reproductive justice, queer activism, zines, labor organizing/history, global liberation movements, etc., or to support learning about structural things like archives/archiving, material culture, print/poster production and design, digital humanities, etc.
If you are interested in bringing a class to the Interference Archive in 2014, you can reach out to me directly or to the collective to book a date: interferencearchive[at]gmail[com]com — a blog post about a recent class visit is here, if you [or your department head] want more info: https://interferencearchive.org/examining-the-archive-lecture-on-activist-posters/
RAISED FIST SLIDESHOW
I’m at the Interference Archive working on The Fist Is Still Raised: a book, digital humanities project, and slideshow talk examining social movement history and resistance strategies from a visual cultural lens.
It documents the 100-year history of the raised fist image, and in it I examine social movement visual culture, digital humanities, political art history, labor/civil rights/anarchist/queer movement histories, copyright/copyleft, and more.
I’m excited to be ready to present this slideshow to the public and in classrooms in 2014. More details are online here: http://raisedfist.femmetech.org/about. Contact me if you’re interested in me coming to present this.