Applications open for #Shake2014 at Stephen the Lawrence Centre

Our next shake up >> 17th-21st February 2014 << at the Stephen Lawrence Centre Charitable Trust. 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 […]

Shake! Film: Perceptions

  Here is the final edit of the film made by Shake! participants during our Shake! 2013 at the Stephen Lawrence  Charitable Trust, Deptford in February. The film was a response to a range of political discussions that took place during the week ranging from; power, race, media, misogyny, environment etc. Sam Liebmann and Derek […]

DJ Eric Soul Shaking from Rwanda

Shake! 2013 at the Stephen Lawrence Centre is GO! DJ Eric Soul – our valued team Shake! music facilitator since 2010 may be many miles away in the beautiful surrounds of Rwanda but by the power of (slightly temperamental) technology he will be joining us every morning to share his unique energy, enthusiasm and musical activism insights. […]

SHAKE! Arts >> Media >> Race >> Power February 2013

FREE 5-day course for 16-25 year old’s  – 18-22 February 2013 Art can be a powerful non-violent force for change. Each day Shake! creative workshops will provide space to imagine what justice looks like, experiment with new ideas, learn new tools and fire up your imagination. Over the five days, the course will include: >> […]

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 […]

NEWS! Arts Council funds Shake’s major programme!

Great news at Shake!  ACE funded the pilot, and have now come through for the major programme With the Arts Council coming up with a major grant of £57,000, we are 50% towards our funding target to roll Shake! out at two London centres over three years. We’ll be working intensively with 150 young people, […]

Conviction of two of Stephen Lawrence’s murderers: a new chapter

4  days ago, after 18 years, Gary Dobson and David Norris were found guilty of killing student Stephen Lawrence in a racially motivated attack, while he waited with a friend at a bus stop in Eltham, London. Young women perform a piece for Stephen at Shake’s event ‘Britain on Trial’, Leeds, Oct 2011Artist: Pati Bongani Everyone involved […]

Solidarity and justice for Stephen

Doreen speaks at the Shake! Preview, Feb 2011 ‘I can’t tell you what art does or how it does it, but I know that often art has judged the judges, pleaded revenge to the innocent and shown to the future what the past has suffered, so that it has never been forgotten. I know too […]

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