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Organization Type: Colleges & Universities

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Fales Library: Act Up New York

Archived since: Aug, 2015

Description:

Act Up NY was founded in New York City in 1987 and is a diverse, non-partisan group of individuals united in anger and committed to direct action to end the AIDS crisis. AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP), founded in New York City in 1987, and is a diverse, non-partisan group committed to direct action to end the AIDS crisis by bringing about legislation, medical research, treatment, and policies to bring an end to the disease. The website has not been updated since 2007.

Subject:   Arts & Humanities,  Government - US States ,  ACT UP New York (Organization) AIDS activists--New York (State)--New York Gay liberation movement--New York (State)--New York

Fales Library: Autonomedia

Archived since: Aug, 2015

Description:

Founded in 1984, Autonomedia is a North American publisher of radical theoretical works, especially in the anarchist tradition. Autonomedia publishes books on topics such as anarchism, Marxist works, cyberfeminism, drug literature, turn of the 21st century queer individualist anarchist novels, and other works. They are known for publishing the Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints, in which every day of the calendar recalls a deceased person of some significance to progressive movements or thought. They also maintain the Interactivist Info Exchange, an online forum for discourse and debate on themes relevant to the books that they publish.

Subject:   Government - US States ,  Politics & Elections Society & Culture Alternative mass media--United States Small presses--United States Artists--Political activity--United States Art--Political aspects--United States

Fales Library: Guerrilla Girls

Archived since: Aug, 2015

Description:

Guerrilla Girls are an anonymous group of feminists devoted to fighting against sexism within the visual fine art world. Started in New York City in 1985 to protest gender and racial inequality in the art world, members are known for the gorilla masks they wear to keep their anonymity, as well as for taking pseudonyms of dead women artists. The website lists their art projects, videos, lectures and appearances, exhibitions, and action projects.

Subject:   Arts & Humanities,  Government - US States ,  Politics & Elections Guerrilla Girls (Group of artists) Women artists--Political activity--United States. Art--Political aspects

Fales Library: New York Feminist Art Institute

Archived since: Aug, 2015

Description:

The New York Feminist Art Institute, founded 1979 by Alice Neel and others, works to create an environment for the training of women in the arts. The curriculum of the school involves the development of self awareness in a social and political context, and the development of a sense of group identity. The institute sponsors classes, workshops, and exhibits.

Subject:   Arts & Humanities,  Government - US States ,  Society & Culture Feminism and art New York (State) New York Art Political aspects Political aspects-New York (State)

Fales Library: The Fugs

Archived since: Aug, 2015

Description:

The Fugs, a group of poet-musicians, was founded in New York City’s East Village in early 1965 by Ed Sanders, Ken Weaver, and Tuli Kupferberg (1923-2010). The band is a folk rock group whose song lyrics were informed by an anti-authoritarian, anti-war, bohemian sensibility. They have performed and issued albums for the last 35 years. This website is the band’s official webpage.

Subject:   Arts & Humanities,  Government - US States ,  Society & Culture Fugs (Musical group) Folk-rock music--New York (State) New York Protest songs Beat generation--New York (State)

Fales Library: Theater for the New City

Archived since: Aug, 2015

Description:

Theater for the New City, founded in 1971 and known familiarly as TNC, is one of New York City's leading Off-Off-Broadway theaters, known for radical political plays and community commitment. Productions at TNC have won 43 Obie Awards and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. TNC currently exists as a 4-theater complex in a 30,000-square-foot (2,800 m2) space located at 155 1st Avenue, in Manhattan's East Village.

Subject:   Arts & Humanities Society & Culture,  Government - US States ,  Theatrical companies New York (State) New York

Fales Library: d.u.m.b.A collective

Archived since: Aug, 2015

Description:

The Dumba Collective (1998-2006) was a non-profit arts collective in the Brooklyn NY, solely devoted to the contemporary art practices of the queer community. They offered space to local and international artists, primarily queer, and gave the majority of the profit back to the artist. The website was primarily a social networking one.

Subject:   Arts & Humanities Politics & Elections,  Government - US States ,  Gay artists Queer action/queer ideas Art--Political aspects Sexual politics

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