Who’s Full?

Courtesy of Selina and Sai, tonight we interrogated our complex relationship with food through poetry, science and lived experience.   Acclaimed writer, Spread The Word’s former Young Poet Laureate for London and resident Shake!r Selina Nwulu showcased the result of her year-long exchange with members of the scientific community, unpacking the complexities of “eating well” in an […]

Grenfell Responses

Hi Shake! fam, Here are a couple of things we have seen recently that have pieced together many issues surrounding Grenfell that we thought we would share: Fighting Fire article – http://www.irr.org.uk/news/fighting-fire/ Colin Prescod and Daniel Renwick at the Institute of Race Relations have written a great article piecing together some key issues surrounding Grenfell including gentrification […]

Shake! #StatesOfViolence: Healing the Cuts

FREE! 5 day course on Race/Art/Media/Power at Brady Arts Centre 21-25 August 2017 Angry about the injustice you see around you? Come shake tings up with performance poets, film-makers, musicians, artists & activists on a free 5 day course to creatively express frustrations & concerns about the world you live in. Violence is present in […]

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 housing advice for #GrenfellTowerFire survivors and residents in similar properties 0808 274 9308 Shelter […]

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 for those affected – where & who Places for donations What […]

New Narratives: Shake AMC Skills Share

“Held every summer in Detroit, [this] 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 communicate with the world. You are a media-maker!” This is a a quote from […]

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 scratch night showcasing exciting short plays from emerging writers, actors and directors including resident […]

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 the streets of everyday living and reflects on our lives as individuals. Examining […]

#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 olds which explores Race/ Art/ Media/ Power. Designed for those who are […]

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