Invisible-5 (2006) investigates the stories of people and communities fighting for environmental justice along the I-5 corridor, in California’s San Fernando Valley, through oral histories, field recordings, found sound, recorded music, and archival audio documents.
A new radio documentary on radical marching bands is available from the National Radio Project’s Making Contact. You’ll hear from members of Infernal Noise Brigade about the efficacy of this kind of protest (and why they decided to disband), from Brass Liberation Orchestra players about their Left-unity mission, their Bad Hotel intervention, and more. The [...]
Joe Bigley is touring Afghanistan, creating what may be the largest ever social sculpture. This Afghanistan is not the territory that comes to mind, that geopolitical entity bordering China, Pakistan, Iran, and the others, but only its outline, traced within the United States, with a 3,435.5 mile bicycle ride beginning and ending at Ground Zero. [...]
(Susie Husted is a Boston-based social justice activist. Her relationship with the Foundry dates back to 2005 when the Foundry invited her and other Boston Social Forum organizers to speak at a social forum teach-in for NYC artists.) New York City’s Foundry Theatre sets a rigorous standard for artist and activist collaboration. In 2010, they [...]
(Susie Husted is social justice activist inspired by projects exploring art and activism in the Boston area including those of the LPC and Rough Mountain Studios.) Longtime Boston radical bookstore, Lucy Parsons Center, has purchased its own storefront after more than forty years of operation. They are moving on up to 358A Centre Street this [...]