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 […]

Shake! #FoodFight Reflections

By Jethro Jenkins Shake! is a 5-day intensive course for 16-25 yr olds, consisting of creative workshops designed to equip them with the tools they need to fight oppression and build campaigns in their communities. Through various art forms – poetry, filmmaking, music and zine-making – and in an environment in which oppressive ideas are […]

#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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Exploring the State of Violence – by Zena Edwards

The new Shake! Course is nearly here! Monday 16th February, we begin unpacking one of the most contentious subjects our species confronts: Violence. We will be exploring what makes violence, physical and ideological, a seemingly imherent part of modern day life. As a poet I think about the word ‘violence’ as  anything that is excessively […]

#Shake2015: #StatesOfViolence – Applications open MONDAY 9th JANUARY

Our next shake! up >> 16th-20th February << at the Stephen Lawrence Centre. 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  ======================================= 16-25? Angry about the injustice you see around you? Come shake tings up with performance poets, film-makers, musicians […]

Holly: Some reflections on #Headspace.

It’s no surprise to hear that things have been Shaken right up once again! The 5th Shake! intensive course began with a dive straight into the deep end, with the group discussing some of the impacts that capitalism has on society, the education system, and our relationships. This Shake! intensive focused on Headspace: from the […]

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