Our Oppressions Are Connected (Sept–Oct 2020)

September 18–October 18, 2020
New York City, NY

Exhibition • Discussions • Archive in Exile

Our Oppressions Are Connected, the sixth iteration of Documents of Resistance, will focus on expanding content and context of the Third World Liberation Front Strikes (San Francisco State College 1968-9; University of California Berkeley 1969), and Detroit’s Revolutionary Black Workers Movement which happened around the same time, 1968-1969. Central to this iteration are 2 new photographs and 1 photo triptych of which the name of the exhibition originates: Our Oppressions Are Connected, also known as ‘chain pieces’. These new pieces will be used as discussion points with invited guest—we are hoping to find connections between that past and present, in other words, looking back to move forward in the struggle against racial oppression, in all aspects of society.

This new installment of Document of Resistance will include the launch of the Archive in Exile, which will focus on expanding awareness on documents produced by communities of color in the struggle against racism and as a celebration of free cultural expression. During the run of this exhibition, pieces selected for archiving will be focused on the above topics Third World Liberation Front and Detroit’s Revolutionary Black Workers Movement. The Archive in Exile will include an archiving station, a digital database, and an digital repository.

+ Public Virtual Events |  info below

EVENTS

Opening (Virtual)
Friday, September 18, 2020
6:00–8:00 PM  (Eastern Standard Time)
This event has passed – registration closed.

Learning from Detroit’s Revolutionary Black Workers Movement
A Conversation and Visual Exploration with Dan S. Wang
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
6:00–7:30 PM (Eastern Standard Time/NYC)
Facebook Event Page:
facebook.com/events/2647423342234783
Registration  Required:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcscOCrpjkiGdz4pnzYOWbpK72qBdAQSNY8

Archives of In/Visible Chicanx Histories
A Conversation and Visual Exploration with Sandra de la Loza
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
6:00–7:30 PM (Eastern Standard Time/NYC)
This event will be scheduled soon.


ARTWORK
Our Oppressions Are Connected: Third World Liberation Front 
San Francisco State College (1968–69) (Triptych), 2020
24″ x 36″ each, Archival Photos

Our Oppressions Are Connected: Third World Liberation Front
University of California Berkeley (1969)
, 2020
24″ x 36″, Archival Photo

Our Oppressions Are Connected: Detroit’s Revolutionary Black Workers Movement (1968-69), 2020
24″ x 36″, Archival Photo


ARCHIVE IN EXILE No.1:
DETROIT’S REVOLUTIONARY BLACK WORKERS MOVEMENT
(Detroit 1968–USA 1974~)


DOCUMENTS
DRUM Slate
Black America
The Crusader
Correspondence
Solidarity House (UAW)
Point of Production No.2 July 1972
inner-city VOICE
Sauti

LOCATIONS
Dodge Main (GM Hamtramck Assembly) Detroit, MI


ARCHIVE IN EXILE No.2:
THIRD WORLD LIBERATION FRONT STRIKES
(San Francisco State College & UC Berkeley 1968–1969)


DOCUMENTS
….coming soon

LOCATIONS
….coming soon


PEOPLE
….coming soon

GROUPS
….coming soon

 


Documents of Resistance—Our Oppressions Are Connected is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council