Farzana Khan
Farzana KhanCreative & Strategic Director
Farzana Khan is a cultural producer and an award-winning arts educator. Farzana works at Platform, a climate and social justice organisation working across arts, education, research and activism. Farzana has over 10 years background in youth and community work particularly focused on arts-based education projects both in the UK and internationally. Her academic focus has been on radical and transformative education through creativity. She is the co-founder of Healing Justice London, building community repair and self-transformation models based on non-eurocentric methods for communities of colour. Farzana is a Fellow at the International Curatorial Forum and currently curating a Black Activism Map with the Stuart Hall Foundation, mapping cultural resistance in the UK. Her areas of work and writing focus gender and racial justice, self and social transformation to interrupt cycles of harm and violence, community repair and self-healing.
Sai Murray
Sai MurrayCo-Founding Artistic Director, Facilitator, Writer, Poet, 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.
Dhelia Snoussi
Dhelia SnoussiFilmmaker, Youth Worker
Dhelia Snoussi is a youth worker and filmmaker. She is member of Decolonising Our Minds, a collective established to deconstruct legacies of colonialism and platform young, emerging black and brown voices through film, talks and poetry nights. The society has hosted discussions with Teju Cole and Zadie Smith but also supported local campaigns to save community spaces such as the North Kensington Library and Granville Community Kitchen. She is currently producing a short film on the theme of decolonising education as part of the Decolonising SOAS initiative, which aims to push SOAS to acknowledge and make reparations for its colonial history on the School’s centenary this year. Dhelia currently works as a researcher at the Runnymede Trust on race and class.
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 EdwardsFounding Facilitator, Poet, 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

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