Raven Row Open House

On Saturday 4 May 2019 Voices that Shake! and Healing Justice Ldn presented poetry, dance and film, considering themes of race, gentrification, health, art and public imagination at the Raven Row Open House.   Artists presenting from Shake! included: AHHA AHHA Tasmia Salim Annick Metefia Farzana Khan Monique Etienne    Here’s a video of Monique performing her […]

Black Words Matter

Today, we’ll be sharing our films, poems, and other alternative media at ‪#‎BlackWordsMatter‬ Rich Mix London: a conversation about media justice – poetry – film – performance. How do Black words matter? To whom should they matter? And aren’t words only part of the story? And what about the power to have those words heard […]

Moving from ‘no borders’ to broaderland for the borderless

Farzana Khan makes the case for a new way of being open. (web exclusive via New Internationalist magazine) Image © Erin Konsmo www.erinmariek.com Reflections: what does a commitment to no borders look like? Borders are set up to define the places that are safe and unsafe, to distinguish us from them. A border is a dividing […]

Shake! #FoodFight Reflections

By Jethro Jenkins Shake! is a 5-day intensive course for 16-25 yr olds, consisting of creative workshops designed to equip them with the tools they need to fight oppression and build campaigns in their communities. Through various art forms – poetry, filmmaking, music and zine-making – and in an environment in which oppressive ideas are […]

#Shake2015: #FoodFight – Applications open

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, […]

Few words from Zena post Shake!”13 @ BGAC

Zee grooving to Lucas Kelly’s poem “Messy Python”                                             I am speechless. I can’t even talk about tired after an intensive week of youth arts and activism because I’ve been so inspired by the voices of the young people on the this weeks Shake course. It has been empowering, emotional…. oh I could go on […]

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