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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

Black Words Matter

Today, we’ll be sharing our films, poems, and other alternative media at ‪#‎BlackWordsMatter‬ Rich Mix London: a conversation about media justice – poetry – film – performance.

How do Black words matter? To whom should they matter? And aren’t words […]

By |July 19th, 2016|EVENTS, Film, Poetry, Race|0 Comments

A Reminder for Our Liberal Selves

by Sai Murray

A Reminder for Our Liberal Selves:

Black people are systematically destroyed by the media and the marketers

as well as by police bullets.

Black voices are destroyed by well-meaning White voices

We do know… it’s Christmas
We know what time it is
We have […]

By |July 19th, 2016|Blog, EVENTS, Poetry, Race|0 Comments

Qawwali Flamenco Brexit Beat

In a taxi with desi immigrant uncle, jammin to some spanish/urdu qawwali flamenco from my phone. He invites me to listen to music to remove some of the rage & sadness from my face. ‘Abba listen to music it will […]

By |June 24th, 2016|Blog, Healing Justice, Poetry|0 Comments
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