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, musicians & activists on a free 5 day course to creatively express frustrations & concerns about the world you live in.
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Art can be a powerful and transformative force for justice and change. Each day Shake! creative workshops will provide space to imagine what justice looks like, experiment with new ideas, learn new tools and fire up your imagination.

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#FOODFIGHT will be exploring the idea that Reistance is Fertile…

On the menu:

· Food and the History of Power- colonialism, consumerism,·gentrification, cultural appropriation
· Food & violence –body and trauma, GM giants & corporations and state violence
· Food & Oppression- racalized and gendered oppression through food systems
· Food and Healing Justice- radical health & self care, building resistance and resilience.

Read more: http://voicesthatshake.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/thoughts-on-food-fight-shake-summer.html

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Over the five days, the course will include:

>> interactive workshops, stimulating dialogue & skill-shares to creatively campaign for change with practising artists/activists/educators:

>> ZENA EDWARDS
>> SAI MURRAY
>> PAULA SERAFINI
>> NUWAVE PICTURES
>> JINAN GOLLEY
>> FARZANA KHAN
>> IAN SOLOMON KAWALL
>> MAIA KELLY
>> PLATFORM LONDON
>> MAY PROJECT GARDENS
>> IAN SOLOMON KAWALL
>> EMMA HUGHES
>> MICHELLE PATRICK (Earth Oracle)
(+ more to be announced!)

>> practical hands-on techniques in spoken word, online media, film/video and music technology to develop your ideas around injustice and power.

>> access to a/v equipment, workshop spaces, rehearsal room, and FOOOOOD! at the landmark multi-million pound creative youth space Spotlight in Tower Hamlets + day trip to the innovative hip hop flavoured community focused May Project Gardens.

>> opportunity to showcase your work and continued involvement in the Shake! network.
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Shake! welcomes and looks forward to applicants from all backgrounds. In our efforts to centre marginalised communities and create safe spaces, we will prioritise applications from people of colour, LGBTQI folk and residents of Tower Hamlets. Please state in your application if you want us to consider your application with this in mind.

** LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE (for 16-25 year olds) **

Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

To receive a short application & for more info, email: farzana@platformlondon.org
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http://voicesthatshake.blogspot.com/

Shake! is initiated and coordinated by Platform in association with:
Conversations Verse in Dialog // Liquorice Fish // Nu Wave Pictures // Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust // Spotlight //

Platform is a company limited by guarantee no. 2658515 and a registered charity no 1044485.