Anni & Annie at #ResistanceIsFertile

Happy National Poetry Day peoples! We have a wealth of poetry created since our genesis in 2010 and biiig plans to publish, record and podcast more. In the meantime check our archive of poetry-related content on this link and enjoy these performances from Anni and Annie recorded at our last showcase #ResistanceisFertile hosted by Numbi […]

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 […]

A Reminder for Our Liberal Selves

by Sai Murray A Reminder for Our Liberal Selves: Black people are systematically destroyed by the media and the marketers as well as by police bullets. Black voices are destroyed by well-meaning White voices We do know… it’s Christmas We know what time it is We have known the time, calculated the time lived in […]

Resistance Is Fertile – Showcase feedback

We had a full house and a thoroughly engaged audience at our 6th Shake! showcase of film, poetry, music, song, zines and creativity. Pure magic, beauty and power. Big love and thank you to all the beautiful people that made the night so special.  ♥♥♥ Here’s a selection of feedback we received: it was amazing […]

Shake! Showcase no.5: #HeadSpace Reviews

Last Tuesday, October 7th, the Shake! family took over the stage at Rich Mix for the Shake! Showcase no.5, hosted by our friends at Numbi. We saw shakers performing powerful pieces of poetry and music, and presenting the new short doc ‘Education?’ to a packed audience.  Since then we’ve received a great amount of messages […]

Shake Showcase #5 @ Rich Mix London

The blue Shake! banners pinned to the walls, clipboards and notes flurrying about, groups of Shake! participants deep in concentration rehearsing their lines on stage or tucked away in corners,  sound-checks, mic-checks, warm embraces to old Shake friends being made.. it’s that time again… On Tuesday 7th October we hosted our 5th Shake! Showcase at […]

Event: Shake Showcase no.5 – #Headspace

Following an intense Shake! summer course at Bernie Grant Arts Centre.  We are back! This time we explored issues of well-being, activism, power & privilege, and mental health and so much more Our next showcase might just be our best one yet! Hosted by afropunk collective Numbi Arts, the event will take place atRich MixOct […]

Sai Murai – Book Launch at Numbi, Sept 10th

September the 10th marks a very special day for our very own super shake!r and awesome facilitator Sai.   The official London launch of Numbi resident poet Sai Murray’s debut poetry collection: “Ad-liberation”  Delighting in cut-n-paste wordplay and following in the committed political footsteps of Gil-Scott-Heron and Linton Kwesi-Johnson, Sai’s poetry offers personal takes on […]

Skip to toolbar