what Nuha, Rotimi, Selina are doing…

Latest news in about three of Shake’s brilliant young participants from 2010/11 programme!  Nuha Baruti and Rotimi Skyers are taking part in Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust’s 2012 architecture and design exhibition ‘People & Places’, held with Scott Brownrigg in Covent Garden. Nuha was a Bursary recipient at SLCT and has played a key role in […]

Videos of Shake! at Rebellious Media Conference

Those good people at RMC have now put up a great compilation of videos from Shake’s session “The Unheard: Youth, ‘the riots’ and the media” at the 2011 conference in London. Watch recordings from the session itself, plus interviews and poetry performed by Rotimi, Samia, Selina and Kadish (Leeds Young Authors).   Also watch interviews with […]

Zodwa Nyoni – A Letter for Mama Oluwale

One of the most successful aspects of Britain On Trial was the coming together and sharing of experiences between active, articulate, dedicated young people from two different parts of the UK and from two different artistic organisations – Leeds Young Authors and Shake!. Zodwa Nyoni, a Leeds Young Authors alumni (Leeds Superheroes of Slam winner […]

BRITAIN ON TRIAL- The Charge – Young Voices Speak Out!

BRITAIN ON TRIAL- The Charge – Young Voices Speak Out!, a set on Flickr. The first photos are up on flickr featuring snapshots of the first order of the day – THE CHARGE: Welcome by: Esther Stanford-Xosei -co-Vice-Chair of PARCOE (the Pan-Afrikan Reparations Coalition in Europe)Outline of the day by: Jane Trowell– Shake! coordinator/ Platform […]

Our first meeting for the ‘Britain on Trial – Arts and Activism’ event

Jane, Rotimi, Samia and Selina from the SHAKE! collective took a day trip to Leeds yesterday to meet up with Khadijah and Simon, facilitators from Leeds Young Authors and Stuart, a researcher from the University of Leeds MA in Activism & Social Change. The meeting was planned to lay down the groundwork for the “Britain […]

Shakers at the AFRO TOO Event

Following the success of Afro 1, Railroad7, a leadership network project, came back for its second and final instalment with an event at the RSA. The event saw six artists showcase ideas after an eight month developmental process and brought together creative entrepreneurs across an array of disciplines for an evening of music art and other […]

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