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By |November 3rd, 2014|

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By |November 3rd, 2014|

Quisque ligulas ipsum, euismod atras vulputate iltricies etri elit. Class aptent taciti sociosqu ad litora torquent per conubia nostra, per inceptos himenaeos. Nulla nunc dui, tristique in semper vel, congue sed ligula. Nam dolor ligula, faucibus id sodales in, auctor fringilla libero. Pellentesque pellentesque tempor tellus eget hendrerit. Morbi id aliquam ligula. Aliquam id dui […]

Shake! Showcase no.5: #HeadSpace Reviews

By |October 27th, 2014|

Last Tuesday, October 7th, the Shake! family took over the stage at Rich Mix for the Shake! Showcase no.5, hosted by our friends at Numbi. We saw shakers performing powerful pieces of poetry and music, and presenting the new short doc ‘Education?’ to a packed audience.  Since then we’ve received a great amount of messages […]

Shake Showcase #5 @ Rich Mix London

By |October 10th, 2014|

The blue Shake! banners pinned to the walls, clipboards and notes flurrying about, groups of Shake! participants deep in concentration rehearsing their lines on stage or tucked away in corners,  sound-checks, mic-checks, warm embraces to old Shake friends being made.. it’s that time again…On Tuesday 7th October we hosted our 5th Shake! Showcase at Rich […]

Shake! well-being skills pool: Top tips for surviving the system

By |October 2nd, 2014|

Here are some of the Shake!r’s top tips for countering and surviving the system:The importance of finding and defining community, and the coming together of like-minded people through ideas. co-operation = good!oppressing your friends = not so good…We must maintain awareness that there is a dominant narrative, and question whose interest it serves to maintain […]

Event: Shake Showcase no.5 – #Headspace

By |September 18th, 2014|

Following an intense Shake! summer course at Bernie Grant Arts Centre.  We are back! This time we explored issues of well-being, activism, power & privilege, and mental health and so much more Our next showcase might just be our best one yet! Hosted by afropunk collective Numbi Arts, the event will take place atRich MixOct […]

Holly: Some reflections on #Headspace.

By |September 15th, 2014|

It’s no surprise to hear that things have been Shaken right up once again!

The 5th Shake! intensive course began with a dive straight into the deep end, with the group discussing some of the impacts that capitalism has on society, the education system, and our relationships. This Shake! intensive focused on Headspace: from the repercussions […]

Farzana: ‘I am hopeful’

By |August 29th, 2014|

Feeling so moved by all the remarkable creative and critical young people I get to work with and learn from. Shake! last week, as per usual, blew me away. It’s always just too much! Today is also the last day of a summer program I have been coordinating with young […]

Shake! Update: Black Women Scientist Inspires Us!

By |August 21st, 2014|

We start all Shake! mornings with a few inspirations shared by participants. Today we had Anisa telling us about a space scientist that inspires her: Maggie Aderin-Pocock.Aderin-Pocock is a space scientist, mechanical engineer, and science communicator. Anisa tells us her story; Maggie is inspiring because she was the daughter of Nigerian immigrants, bouncing from one […]

HeadSpace Update: Challenging narratives and creating new stories & spaces

By |August 19th, 2014|

It’s the second day of the Shake #Headspace course, and we’re deep in discussions around narratives.  We started exploring building our own narratives and conceiving how we can challenge  power and dominant narratives with our own stories.Yesterday we discussed issues of power and who has the control over dominant narratives in our society. Analysing how […]

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