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 […]

By |June 16th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Skin Deep: POC Resistance – Stories of Climate Justice

Skin Deep: POC Resistance – Stories Of Climate Justice

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 […]

By |June 14th, 2017|EVENTS, Poetry|0 Comments

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 […]

By |June 14th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

New Narratives: Shake AMC Skills Share

“Held every summer in Detroit, 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 […]

By |December 6th, 2016|Blog, New Narratives|0 Comments

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 […]

By |November 7th, 2016|Blog, EVENTS, Shake! showcase|0 Comments

Surviving the System

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 […]

By |October 12th, 2016|Blog, Intensives, Shake! intensive|0 Comments

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 […]

By |October 6th, 2016|Poetry, Shake! showcase|0 Comments

#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 […]

By |September 23rd, 2016|Blog, EVENTS, Shake! intensive|0 Comments

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 […]

By |August 18th, 2016|Blog, EVENTS, Poetry, Shake! showcase|0 Comments

Pregnant with Pain | Fight on the Flight by Wangu Mureithi

Two poems from last week’s event Black Words Matter at Rich Mix from Wangu Mureithi.

More photos from the night are up on our Facebook here.


Pregnant with Pain

by Wangu Mureithi


My heart weighs several tonnes right now.
My body is achey as a […]

By |July 27th, 2016|Blog, EVENTS, Poetry|0 Comments
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