Who’s Full?

Courtesy of Selina and Sai, tonight we interrogated our complex relationship with food through poetry, science and lived experience.   Acclaimed writer, Spread The Word’s former Young Poet Laureate for London and resident Shake!r Selina Nwulu showcased the result of her year-long exchange with members of the scientific community, unpacking the complexities of “eating well” in an […]

Grenfell Tower – website + further support

Please share far and wide and get the info to the ground: Some residents who have been given temporary accommodation are being told they are going been kicked out/moved out soon.( in days). Please pass on HJA Housing helpline – free housing advice for #GrenfellTowerFire survivors and residents in similar properties 0808 274 9308 Shelter […]

Skin Deep: POC Resistance – Stories of Climate Justice

#2DEGREESFESTIVAL Toynbee Studios 28 Commercial Street E1 6AB T 020 7650 2350   From India to the US via the UK, Skin Deep will look at how different communities continue to organise for climate justice, and what different methodologies and histories we can draw from in creating a broader understanding of climate change in it’s […]

Grenfell Fire – What you can do to help

LIVE & updated info: What you can do to support #GrenfellTower fire survivors. Here is a shareable google doc with practical steps people can take to help those affected by the devastating fire. Info on: Action & Background – centring the residents narrative Support for those affected – where & who Places for donations What […]

New Narratives: Shake AMC Skills Share

“Held every summer in Detroit, [this] conference brings together a vibrant and diverse community of people using media to incite change: filmmakers, radio producers, technologists, youth organizers, writers, entrepreneurs, musicians, dancers, and artists. We define “media” as anything you use to communicate with the world. You are a media-maker!” This is a a quote from […]

Breathing Out: Shake! Showcase #7

#BreathingOut Shake! Showcase no.7 will feature poetic, filmic, zinic and musical responses to social and political injustice from our recent intensive course: SurvivingTheSystem: Building Economies & Ecologies Of Resistance. Hosted by Numbi Arts who will begin the evening with a theatre scratch night showcasing exciting short plays from emerging writers, actors and directors including resident […]

Anni & Annie at #ResistanceIsFertile

Happy National Poetry Day peoples! We have a wealth of poetry created since our genesis in 2010 and biiig plans to publish, record and podcast more. In the meantime check our archive of poetry-related content on this link and enjoy these performances from Anni and Annie recorded at our last showcase #ResistanceisFertile hosted by Numbi […]

#SurvivingTheSystem: Building Economies & Ecologies of Resistance

Announcing our next free 5 day intensive course! #SurvivingTheSystem: Building Economies & Ecologies of Resistance Brady Arts and Community Centre, Tower Hamlets 24-28 October, half term holiday, 2016 This is the latest in our series of free 5 day courses for 16-25 year olds which explores Race/ Art/ Media/ Power. Designed for those who are […]

Shake! at Afrikans on Film Festival

I got goosebumps doing this duet with Luwi earlier this year at the 6th Shake! Showcase at Rich Mix: #ResistanceIsFertile. Lil Sis went in <3 Looking forward to doing it again with Adinkra Arts Collective Afrikans on Film Festival Saturday 10th Sept at Bussey Building, Peckham. Check this link for more details about the film […]

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