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IWW centinary event in Albuquerque
by New Mexico Indymedia Saturday, Jan. 07, 2006 at 8:21 AM

Two unique art exhibitions that celebrate over 100 years of revolutionary labor history and working class culture opened in Albuquerque on Friday, January 6th.

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Listen to iMC interviews from the opening night:

[Carlos Cancino] [Cj Levine] [Eleanor Chavez] [Fred] [Aztatl] [Danny Solis]

Celebrating 100 years of Revolutionary Unionism

Featuring: Yours for the OBU: Radical Wobbly Traditions in the art of Carlos Cortez Koyokuikatl and Dylan Miner (local)

The Traveling Wobbly Show: With artwork by Sue Coe, Fly, Seth Tobocman, Peter Kuper, Trina Robbins, Josh MacPhee, Nicole Schulman, Mike Alewitz, Susan Simensky Bietila, Sabrina Jones, Mike Konopacki, Harvey Pekar, Spain Rodriguez, and others.

Two unique art exhibitions that celebrates over 100 years of revolutionary labor history and working class culture opened in Albuquerque on Friday, January 6th, 2006.

The shows tell stories of the first 100 years of the Industrial Workers of the World, also known as the I.W.W. or the Wobblies, a radical labor union which has struggled for a multi racial, radical labor movement made up of all workers, including "unskilled" workers shunned by the elitist AFL-CIO. IWW members have created a vast amount of poetry, music, and artwork to inspire workers to take action and reflecting their struggles.

Speakers include: Carlos Cansino, a longtime Xicano revolutionary and land grant activist Bob Anderson, a ex steel worker organizing against militarism; CJ Levine, a restraunt worker and IWW organizer; Danny Solis, a poet and musician; Fred Mahinafarahmand, a carpenter fighting for his job at UNM; and Aztatl, a Xicano poet artist and activist.

The Traveling Wobbly Show has been on a yearlong tour though the United States and parts of Canada. The curator of the exhibit, Paul Buhle, has recently edited a stunning full color book titled "WOBBLIES! A Comic Book History of the IWW." Local wobblies will be there to answer any questions and will have a literature table.

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