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…. Continue Reading

Idle No More by Umaru

Umaru Saidu  deliberated hard over this poem during the Shake course in Feb. A passionate reading at the Shake Voice, Verse, Power Showcase at the AlbanY, 23rd June 2013.

Event: Shake! Showcase #2 Voice! Verse! & Power!

Voice! Verse! & Power!  is the explosive showcase from the participants of the second Shake! course. Featuring freshly created poetic, filmic and musical responses to injustice, the showcase will present an original and inspiring mix of political creativity. The event is FREE, but with limited capacity, it is important to Continue Reading

Shake! in the Metro newspaper.

Yesterday, we were pleasantly surprised to find Shake! on the London Metro newspaper. We were selected as Rahul Verma’s podcast picks. For those who missed it, check us out. Thanks Rahul 🙂 

A Messy Picture – By Nathaniel Chapman

Sometimes life is just raw. There are not pretty edges. There are no get out clauses. This poem speaks directly  to an experience that many young people feel today. It rolls with clarity, “no frills” but hard hitting and heartfelt. It asks for someone to take notice that young minds Continue Reading