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#Shake2015: #FoodFight – Applications open

Our next shake! up >> 3rd-7th August 2015<< at Spotlight, Tower Hamlets.

Applications now open for our FREE! 5 day course on Art/ Race/ Media/ Power for 16-25’s.
See below for more info & how to apply

#FOODFIGHT 

16-25?
Angry about the injustice you see around you?
Come shake tings up with performance poets, film-makers, musicians & activists on a […]

By |July 9th, 2015|EVENTS, Intensives|0 Comments

Thoughts on #FoodFight – Shake! Summer Intensive 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 […]

By |July 2nd, 2015|EVENTS, Intensives|0 Comments

Art, Climate and Displacement: 3 Spoken Word Films by Selina Nwulu and Onysha D Collins

Writer and poet Selina Nwulu and filmmaker Onysha D Collins (both former Shake! participants now involved with Shake! as facilitators and mentors), have teamed up for a series of spoken word films produced by Platform.

The three films ‘Before’, ‘Our Parents’ Children’, and ‘Home is a Hostile Lover’ are part of a commission from metaceptive for […]

By |June 29th, 2015|Film, Poetry|0 Comments

Home Cooking: Trauma Genes by Sammy Brough

Congratulations to Sammy for her commission to produce the latest Apples & Snakes Homecooking podcast.

Sammy was inspired to create this project on the subject of Trauma Genes after studying and responding to Audre Lorde’s poem “Litany for Survival” during our recent #StatesOfViolence 5-day intensive arts/activism course at the Stephen Lawrence Centre.

This spoken word collaboration is […]

By |June 2nd, 2015|Healing Justice, Poetry, Reparations|0 Comments

Shake! featured in new book: Playing for Time: Making Art as if the World Mattered

Shake! has been featured alongside other arts/ activism projects in Lucy Neal’s new book: Playing for Time: Making Art as if the World Mattered. We get a mention in the Activism chapter alongside UK Uncut, Fracking campaigns and others. Our couple of pages features poetry from Orla, quotes from Zareen, a write up from Farzana […]

By |June 1st, 2015|New Narratives|0 Comments

Youth, Technology and Resistance: Tito interviews Paul Mason at Take Back Our World

There was a large Shake! presence at Take Back Our World last month, the relaunch of Global Justice Now (formerly the World Development Movement) and it was great to see so many Shake! family engaging and taking part at last weekends This Changes Everything event.

One active participant at both events, Tito, managed to get an […]

By |April 2nd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Shake! Research Collective is here!: Public Space, Young People and “Violence”

The Shake!  collective will work inside out – from personal transformation to structural change – and will consist of collaborative and flat power-sharing structures. No ‘experts’ telling us what is and isn’t valid knowledge. We will define our own research, create new narratives and stories, and re-work the ways in which knowledge and content are produced. We will cultivate young […]

By |March 24th, 2015|Research Collective|0 Comments

Shake! States of Violence: Reflections

Shake! is a series of workshops that work to empower young people to challenge oppressive structures through art, and grassroots creative campaigns for change. We quickly discover that no one theory can explain away or effectively tackle the violent structures pervading our lives. As such, Shake!’s theory of change is pluralistic and dynamic, and a […]

By |March 19th, 2015|Intensives|0 Comments

INTEGRATING A SHOPPING CART

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By |February 18th, 2015|Support, Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

WHICH HOSTING IS BEST FOR WORDPRESS MULTISITE?

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By |February 18th, 2015|Servers, Tips & Tricks|0 Comments
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