Farzana Khan
Farzana KhanCo-ordinator
Farzana works at Platform and is Shake’s co-ordinator. She has a background in youth work and community development and has committed her professional work and academic studies to issues of social justice, human rights, transformative education and environmental justice. Farzana is passionate about challenging power and privilege dynamics.
Sai Murray
Sai MurrayWriter, Poet, Facilitator, Graphic artist
Sai is a writer, poet, graphic artist of Bajan/English/Afrikan heritage.
He is a member of digital arts collective Virtual Migrants; politics and culture editor of Sable Litmag; artistic director of Scarf magazine; and editor of several poetry anthologies. As creative director of Liquorice Fish (artist/activist design & promotions agency) Sai publishes, designs and contributes artwork to a number of grassroots community organisations. His first volume of poetry ‘Ad-liberation’ was published in 2013 and his novella, ‘Kill Myself Now’ is published by Peepal Tree Press.
Paula Serafini
Paula SerafiniArt and activism facilitator
Paula’s background is in art practice, art history, anthropology, and cultural management. Most of her work is around art and social change, be it as an artist, activist, teacher or cultural manager. Since 2005 she has been working for arts organisations in London and in Buenos Aires (where she is originally from), mostly in the coordination and production of artistic events. At present time she is also doing a PhD at King’s College London, where she is looking at the role of artistic performance within activism and social movements.
Zena Edwards
Zena EdwardsPoet, Facilitator, Project developer
Raised in Tottenham, North London, Zena Edwards has become known as one the most unique voices of performance poetry to come out of London and won the Hidden Creatives Award 2012. Zena has been involved in performance for 20 years – as a writer/poet performer, facilitator, creative project developer and vocalist after graduating from Middlesex University. She is Creative Director of ©V:iD a umbrella company which produces creative projects centered on Change and Creative Development though the Arts to build of bridges between cultures, generations and communities

Shake! collaborators

NuWave Pictures
NuWave PicturesFilm facilitators
nuwave film. nuwave documentaries. nuwave education. nuwave of thinking.
Rainbow Collective
Rainbow CollectiveFilm facilitators
nuwave film. nuwave documentaries. nuwave education. nuwave of thinking.
Liquorice Fish
Liquorice Fish Design Agency
Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust
Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust
Numbi Arts
Numbi Arts
Numbi is a non-profit production org based in London that produces cross-art projects and works in partnership with artists, educators and peer organisations locally, nationally and internationally.
Globe Poets
Globe Poets
We are a collective of youth poets based at Globe Academy school in Elephant and Castle. We use poetry as a vehicle to amplify our voices and challenge injustice.
Rich Mix
Rich Mix
Rich Mix is East London’s independent arts centre.
Our aim is to be a place where the communities of the world, who are the citizens of East London and beyond, can come together to experience and make world class art and feel that it’s a place where they belong. We are committed to delivering excellent art to increasing and increasingly diverse audiences.
As a charity and social enterprise we earn almost 85% of our overall running costs, and we are proud to be financially self-sufficient.
Brady Arts Centre
Brady Arts CentreCommunity Centre