The Bookfair continues on Sunday!
MONTREAL ANARCHIST BOOKFAIR 2012
Two days: Saturday, May 19 & Sunday, May 20
10am-5pm on both days
The Anarchist Bookfair will take place in two buildings across from each other in Parc Vinet:
- Centre Culturel Georges-Vanier (CCGV), 2450 rue Workman
- Centre d’éducation populaire de la Petite-Bourgogne et de St-Henri (CÉDA), 2515 rue Delisle
A short walk from Lionel-Groulx metro.
No gods, no masters, no bosses, no borders.
FREE. Welcome to all!
For anarchists, and people curious about anarchism.
HIGHLIGHTS: Anarchist Cabaret * Booksellers & Distributors * Introduction to Anarchism Workshops * Kid Zone * Film Room * Art & Anarchy * In-Depth Workshops & Discussion * Autonomous Media Room * Anarchist Families Room * Festival of Anarchy * and more!
Read below for details or visit: www.anarchistbookfair.ca
* FRIDAY: ANARCHIST CABARET
Friday, May 18 at L’Alizée (900 Ontario est, métro Berri-UQÀM)
with Monk.E, Webster, Frank Poule, Action Sédition, Mise en demeure, Les Sofilanthropes, Brass Band de Grève
* BOOKSELLERS & DISTRIBUTORS
The heart of the Bookfair are the main auditoriums that include booksellers, distributors, independent presses and political groups from all over Montreal, Quebec, North America, and abroad. This year, there will be Bookfair tabling on BOTH days – Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20, from 10am to 5pm. Some of the tables will be located at the Centre culturel Georges-Vanier (CCGV) and some will be at CÉDA.
* INTRODUCTION TO ANARCHISM WORKSHOPS
Come learn more about anarchist ideas and practice. For anyone curious about anarchism.
Saturday, May 19:
- 1pm: Occupy Anarchism (en) (Cindy Milstein)
- 1pm: Discovering Anarchism Through Music (fr) (Philippe Morin)
- 3pm: Anti-authoritarian 101: Demystifying Contemporary Anarchism in Quebec (fr) (Research Collective on Collective Autonomy)
- 1pm: Anarchism without Anarchists / Anarchism with Anarchists: The Practice & Relevance of Anarchism (en) (Jaggi Singh)
- 1pm: Black Flame: an introduction to anarchism of the masses (fr) (L’Union communiste libertaire)info: http://www.anarchistbookfair.
* KID ZONE!
Feel like wandering around the Bookfair without your kid(s)? Are they itching for some games, fun activities and snacks? Alternatively, do you guys need a quiet space to chill out? Bring your kid(s) to the Kid Zone for tons of radical childcare fun! There will be outdoor games, a craft/quiet room and fun activities for any interested kids. Parents welcome!
* ANARCHIST FILM ROOM (TWO DAYS)
Throughout the day on SATURDAY MAY 19 & SUNDAY, MAY 20 the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair will host a Film Room, showing both feature and short films related to anarchism or anarchist-supported struggles. There is limited seating in the Film Room, and films will be starting on time, so please arrive a few minutes before each screening.
Saturday, May 19:
- 12pm-1pm: RFID: la police totale
- 1pm-2:30pm: Caution Feminists! / Attention Feministes!
- 2:30pm-3:30pm: Short films by Kandis Friesen and Brescia Bloodbeard
- 3:30pm-5pm: Why I Am An Anarchist
Sunday, May 20:
- 12pm-2pm: Anarchroniques. Chroniques d’une mouvance libertaire
- 2pm-2:30pm: Banca Rota
- 2:30pm-3pm: Memento Mori
- 3pm-4:30pm: Noise and Resistance
- 4:30pm-5pm: Guerre d’Algérie: Une resistance oubliée
* ART & ANARCHY
Art & Anarchy brings together the creations of anarchist-inspired artists and organizers. This year’s exhibition will include sculptures, paintings, posters, banners, drawings, and other multi-media forms.
On the 2nd & 3rd floor and stairwells of the CÉDA.
* IN-DEPTH WORKSHOPS/DISCUSSIONS
Saturday, May 19:
- 11am: Student struggles, anarchist struggles? A round-table on the student strike at the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair (fr) (various)
- 11am: Anarchist practices and anti-imperialist struggles (fr) (Projet d’accompagnement solidarité Colombie)
- 11am: Indigenous Mapuche and Anarchist Allied Struggle: Criminalization, Political Prison, and Resistance [in so-called Chile] (en) (Women’s Coordinating Committee for a Free Wallmapu)
- 11am: Alternatives in Action: the People’s University, the Association to Support Peasant Agriculture (fr) (Féderation Anarchiste)
- 12pm: Meeting for all anarchist writers of fiction, theatre, poetry, etc. (bil) (Anarchist Writer’s Block)
- 1pm: Take Back the Night – Reflections on a Night-time March (fr) (Take Back the Night)
- 1pm: French Anarchists and Algeria’s National Liberation Revolution: The Split and Its Relevance Today (en) (David Porter & Sandy)
- 3pm: Organizing as Anarchists and Indigenous/People of Colour (bil) (No One Is Illegal APOC crew)
- 3pm: Anti-colonial Workshop on Quebec History in the Context of the Struggle Against the Plan North (fr) (Christian)
- 3pm: Contradictions of Communism and Autonomy: A Case Study of the Sojourner Truth Organization (en) (Michael Staudenmaier)
Sunday, May 20:
- 11am: Commons Not Capitalism: Cultivating the Occupy Idea (en) (Cindy Milstein)
- 11am: Yiddish Anarchists, Bastard Cops and Queer Pirates: Building Collective Histories of Anarchist Struggle in Montreal (en) (Aaron Lakoff)
- 11am: Creation of feminist anarchist comic books (en & fr) (Collectif Rebelles)
- 11am: Safety for anarchists (fr) (Antoine)
- 1pm: The far right in Québec: How can we fight the antithesis of anarchism? (fr) (Justin Duval)
- 1pm: Homos for Prison Abolition: Building Solidarity Movements with Queer and Trans Inmates (en) (Prisoner Correspondence Project)
- 3pm: Let’s Talk about Leadership: Anti-Authoritarian Approaches to Taking Initiative and Building Capacities (en) (Chris Dixon)
- 3pm: The importance of critique and curiosity in the development of the Anarchist movement (fr) (Sophie, Eddy and Thomas)
- 3pm: Parole sans parole: The Prequel: The Vultures (en) (Termite Collective)
- 3pm: Rising up and writing it down (fr) (Frank Poule)
* AUTONOMOUS MEDIA ROOM (Saturday, May 19)
This room will include hands-on workshops that are bilingual and all-ages. The AUTONOMOUS MEDIA ROOM is dedicated to sharing the skills and knowledge of different mediums as deployed by anarchists – such as pirate radio, screen printing, secure communication, and more.
* ANARCHIST FAMILIES THEME ROOM (Sunday, May 20)
At the Montreal Rad School, children are free to pursue their own interests, to explore at their own rhythm and to participate in a democratic community. Children are considered capable to direct themselves and to learn on their own, they are encouraged to discover their personal desire to learn; they are encouraged to explore, question, discover and grow! The adults involved act as mentors, guides and personal resources to facilitate the children’s projects. The Anarchist Families Theme Room, an initiative of the Montreal Rad School, consists of workshops by and for children, teens, and parents.
The proceeds from the 2012 Montreal Anarchist Bookfair will support: i) the DIRA Anarchist Library (Montreal); ii) the Anarchist Bookfair Accessibility Fund; iii) the Solidarity Across Borders Support Work Fund.
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