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About Zena Edwards

Raised in Tottenham, North London, Zena Edwards has become known as one the most unique voices of performance poetry to come out of London and won the Hidden Creatives Award 2012. Zena has been involved in performance for 20 years – as a writer/poet performer, facilitator, creative project developer and vocalist after graduating from Middlesex University. She is Creative Director of ©V:iD a umbrella company which produces creative projects centered on Change and Creative Development though the Arts to build of bridges between cultures, generations and communities

Surviving the System

By |October 12th, 2016|

Surviving the System

by Zena Edwards

So Shake is back.

 We have been on hiatus for nearly 8 months and we’re back with a new Shake intensive course. #SurvivingTheSystem takes a birds eye view of the planet, zooms in and looks at the streets of everyday living and reflects on our lives as individuals. Examining the current […]

Support Shake! upskill & skillshare at Allied Media Conference (Detroit)

By |May 17th, 2016|

 

For the last 5 months the Shake team has been on a sabbatical, but that doesn’t mean we have not been beavering away planning  a dynamic and pioneer direction the next 5 years the Voices that Shake Family and Movement will be headed in.

 

Our dedication to pioneer reinvigorated pedagogical practices in youth arts and activism prompts […]

Thoughts on #FoodFight – Shake! Summer Intensive 2015

By |July 2nd, 2015|

When the team was asked (I volunteered) to write a blog about the war being waged on our food systems for the next Shake Intensive course ‘#FoodFight’, I started to consider my own relationship with food, what I have personally seen with regard to changing attitudes and patterns of behaviour around food, and found that […]

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