Anti-Racist Struggles Theme Room
Saturday, May 28 & Sunday, May 29, 1pm-5pm
Room 2.100, CCGV (2450, rue Workman)
wheelchair accessible / free / whisper translation (English / French)
Part of the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair (www.anarchistbookfair.ca)
The Anti-Racist Struggles room highlights workshops and presentations confronting racism. There will be three presentations open to all: Building a Solidarity City: Migrant justice and the everyday practice of mutual aid and direct action (Solidarity Across Borders); White feminism and its derivatives (Thérèse Namahoro & Lourdenie Jean); and State Violence and Black Lives in Canada: A feminist, prison abolition perspective (Robyn Maynard). There will also be a closed discussion organized by the Anti-Racist Resistance Collective / Collectif de résistance antiraciste de Montréal (CRAM) for people who identify as Indigenous, Black and/or people of colour. Continue reading
Autonomous Media Room
Sunday, May 29, 11am-5pm
Room #125, 2515, rue Delisle (métro Lionel-Groulx)
Free / Wheelchair accessible
part of the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair
The AUTONOMOUS MEDIA ROOM is dedicated to sharing the skills and knowledge of different mediums as deployed by anarchists – such as pirate radio, DIY digital editing, secure communication, and more. As always, we will be doing a live broadcast from the Anarchist Bookfair on Sunday, May 29, from 11am-1pm on CKUT, 90.3 FM, and online at www.ckut.ca! Continue reading
“Anarchy in the Streets” is an open callout for anti-oppressive street art in Montreal throughout the month of May, running up until the Anarchist Bookfair on May 28 & 29, 2016.
The way to participate is: i) get your art on the streets; ii) send us photos of your anti-authoritarian art Continue reading
Our new Anarchist Bookfair 2016 poster and related images are ready! The new images include two Anarchist Bookfair logos, as well as a web banner. To download the images right-click the following links and choose “save link as”: Continue reading
[If you are proposing an individual workshop or presentation, please click HERE. The form below is to propose a Theme Room.]
A theme room brings together related workshops and presentations in one space for a series of workshops between 11am to 5pm. Some examples of previous theme rooms include: Anti-Racist Struggles Theme Room (2016), Autonomous Media Room (2016), Kids, Caregivers & Comrades Theme Room (2016),Autonomous Media Room (2015), Anti-Canada Room (2015), Autonomous Media Room (2014), Kids, Comrades and Caregivers Theme Room (2013), Autonomous Media Room (2012), Anarchist Families Room (2012), Autonomous Media & Technology Room (2011), Indigenous Solidarity Room 2010, Anti-Capitalist Resistance Room 2010, Anarchist Parent’s Discussion Room 2010. Continue reading
CLARIFICATION AND APOLOGY concerning our exclusions policy
The Montreal Anarchist Bookfair Collective 2015 would like to issue an apology concerning the statement about our Safe(r) Spaces policy that we made on May 30, 2015.
Firstly, we apologize for the delay in writing this clarification and apology. After a few post-Bookfair meetings, including meetings focussed on our safe(r) spaces policy, the Bookfair collective, did not meet until now. This is due to our reduced capacity as a collective, as well as personal issues for members of the collective. Continue reading
The Montreal Anarchist Bookfair collective would like to thank everyone who contributed to this year’s event. We could not have done it without you!
We’d like to thank everyone who participated — distributors and groups, workshop presenters, artists, film producers, folks in the kids zone, chill space and kitchen, and everyone else!
We want to highlight the important role of volunteers in organizing the Bookfair, including translation, childcare and kids activities, food preparation, publicity and mobilizing, set-up, welcome tables, and much more. Continue reading
Anti-authoritarian struggles in Palestine and in the Arab World:
Models of self-governance and horizontal organizing
with Budour Hassan, via internet-video from occupied Jerusalem
Monday, July 6, 2015, 6:30pm
1500 de Maisonneuve West, #204 Continue reading