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 […]

Shake! Update: Black Women Scientist Inspires Us!

We start all Shake! mornings with a few inspirations shared by participants. Today we had Anisa telling us about a space scientist that inspires her: Maggie Aderin-Pocock. Aderin-Pocock is a space scientist, mechanical engineer, and science communicator. Anisa tells us her story; Maggie is inspiring because she was the daughter of Nigerian immigrants, bouncing from […]

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 […]

Applications open for #Shake2014 at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre

Our next shake! up >> 18th-22nd August 2014 << at the Bernie Grant Arts 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  ======================================= Art can be a powerful non-violent force for change. Each day Shake! creative workshops will provide […]

#Shake2013 at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre – photos

#Shake2013 at the Bernie Grant Art Centre, a set on Flickr. Whooo! There are never enough words or emotions to express what the Shake! intensive does to us. Minds officially blown! Thank you to all our wonderful facilitators and participants. And in lieu of words – here’s a first look at some of the photos […]

The Bus is launched in Tottenham!

On Tottenham Civic Day, 25th June, the day dawned damp. But we needn’t have worried. The weather held and a good crowd enjoyed the full programme of outdoor performances, creative artists’ stalls, and delicious barbecue that was laid on by the great staff at Bernie Grant Arts Centre The Centre is the new home for PLATFORM’s […]

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