Raven Row Open House

On Saturday 4 May 2019 Voices that Shake! and Healing Justice Ldn presented poetry, dance and film, considering themes of race, gentrification, health, art and public imagination at the Raven Row Open House.   Artists presenting from Shake! included: AHHA AHHA Tasmia Salim Annick Metefia Farzana Khan Monique Etienne    Here’s a video of Monique performing her […]

Launch of Black Cultural Activism Map

Sat 13th Oct at 3pm at Platform Theatre, London Join us for the launch of Black Cultural Activism Map, the first of a two-part series of events celebrating and connecting visions, stories, lessons and legacies of Black and Brown cultural resistance in the UK. The Foundation has commissioned young artists, activists, designers and researchers to explore […]

Skin Deep: POC Resistance – Stories of Climate Justice

#2DEGREESFESTIVAL 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 different methodologies and histories we can draw from in creating a broader understanding of climate change in it’s […]

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 […]

#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 […]

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 Sept at Bussey Building, Peckham. Check this link for more details about the film […]

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 result of it. Tear ducts have run dry […]

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 only part of the story? And what about the power to have those words heard […]

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 known the time, calculated the time lived in […]

Sarah Reed – Shake! statement of support

Sarah Reed – Shake! statement of support: Please come to this vigil tonight, 7pm outside Holloway Prison. Sarah Reed’s murder holds up what we know already, we know that people of colour and women will only ever be safe outside the system. Outside state structures that are in fact systems of oppression. Sarah encountered state […]

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