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 […]

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 […]

HeadSpace Update: Challenging narratives and creating new stories & spaces

It’s the second day of the Shake #Headspace course, and we’re deep in discussions around narratives.  We started exploring building our own narratives and conceiving how we can challenge  power and dominant narratives with our own stories. Yesterday we discussed issues of power and who has the control over dominant narratives in our society. Analysing […]

NEW NARRATIVES – Shake’s Social Policy Seminar

For four months, we at Shake! knocked about the idea of what the content for our “Social Policy seminar” should be. We rigorously discussed how it should function as a tool for change.  It only came to light after two months that we had an  issue with the title – social policy seminar. Not because […]

Event: New Narratives: Re-imagining the Story

Anyone who knows Shake! knows that we are about change: from the tiny moments of growth and self-transformation that we go through on every Shake! intensive, to the structural changes we aim to make in society. We don’t go for traditional approaches to education, and we place a lot of emphasis on dialogue and inter-generational […]

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