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Arika have been creating events since 2001. The Archive is space to share the documentation of our work, over 600 events from the past 20 years. Browse the archive by event, artists and collections, explore using theme pairs, or use the index for a comprehensive overview.

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A black pen line drawing of all the members of the Carni Collective
26 March 2022
CCA Annex (Online)

Part One | Parte I

CARNI – Coletivo de Arte Negra e Indígena Periferia Segue Sangrando Denise Ferreira da Silva Ana Lira

A Breath to Follow | Um sopro a se seguir
Miss Major waves regally from an open top car at a Pride parade, she is surrounded by other Pride marchers with banners and placards.
13 March 2022
Online

Chosen Kin: Making Our Loyalties

Mai’a Williams Miss Major Claricia Revlon

How do communities formed under the duress of violent othering and the joy of solidarity – such as ballroom culture, Black diasporas, Zapatistas – reform bonds of kinship?

Mutual Aid
12 March 2022
Online

Love Hangover

Hil Malatino Eli Clare Nat Raha

A joyful conversation discussing disability, gender transition and care labour as expressions of virtuosic and innovative skills that make care – good care – possible.

Mutual Aid
Still from animated film ‘shit’s totally fucked! What can we do? A mutual aid explainer’ – text and illustrations on paper and wood, that spells out “something really important about all this is that Mutual Aid is not Charity”
9 March 2022

Mutual Aid on the Road to Abolition

Dean Spade Abolitionist Futures

How do we make the connections between the mutual aid practices of our daily lives and anti-capitalist efforts to dismantle wider systems of exploitation?

Mutual Aid
Rainbow pride heart window decals advertise an offer at a Sunbed shop, Consol
23 November 2019
Tramway

Future Ruins: transfeminism, austerity and the archives

Jay Bernard Mijke van der Drift Nat Raha

Radical transfeminism aims to hold the space for finding relations between the ruins of the everyday. Emerging from the debris, spaces for politics find form as poetics to carry understandings, actions and be/longings.

Episode 10: A Means Without End
Paul Klee's Angelus Novus painting is framed by box shapes with black borders
22 November 2019
Tramway

Poetry, Mathematics, Debris

Fred Moten Nathaniel Mackey Fernando Zalamea

How do poetry and maths stitch together pictures of our fractured situation from its wreckage and relics, from the debris of hope and the well of residues that make us what we are?

Episode 10: A Means Without End
two white whales made of paper perch on a low coffee table
21 November 2019
Tramway

In the Sign of Jonah: Around Moby-Dick

Laura Harris Fernando Zalamea

“The miracle of Herman Melville is this: that a hundred years ago in Moby Dick…he painted a picture of the world in which we live, which is to this day unsurpassed.” – C. L. R. James

Episode 10: A Means Without End
A shot of murky green and brown water with several rectangular bricks submerged
20 November 2019
Tramway

All and at once

Arjuna Neuman Denise Ferreira da Silva Fred Moten Wu Tsang

Why won’t the idea of the particle or individual go away? Is the measurement problem in physics a documentary film issue? What can a human be without its crutches of life-time and measure?

Episode 10: A Means Without End
six red umbrellas on a white background
4 March 2018
MoMA PS1

Sex Workers’ Festival of Resistance NYC

For this day-long festival, sex workers and their allies from New York, the tri-state area, and Europe will gather at MoMA PS1 to debate, perform, dance, strategize & share knowledge.

Comic depicts gay men cruising in laundromat
19 November 2017
Tramway

Public Sex

Huw Lemmey Samuel R. Delany Jackie Wang

Could cruising and random public sex be the basis of an ethically organised society? A discussion with Jackie Wang, Samuel R. Delany and Huw Lemmey.

Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist
A projected image reads "decriminalise sex work" on a red banner. Four people are sat underneath the image on a stage talking with an audience.
19 November 2017
Tramway

Sex, Work, Justice

SWARM

The struggle for sex workers’ rights and how we can understand it in the continuum of care work and other forms of invisibilised and precarious work.

Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist