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Industry Arts
Location London, United Kingdom
Introduction SHAKE! is a project that brings together young people, artists & campaigners to develop creative responses to social injustice. SHAKE! participants engage in dynamic workshops (Poetry writing & performance, Film Making, music) & follow-up mentoring to pursue creative campaigning & events production.
SHAKE! was initiated by PLATFORM and is a collaboration between ©Verse In Dialog, Liquorice Fish, Demand the Impossible!, Hi8us South, Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust, Bernie Grant Arts Centre, African Writers Abroad, Afrogroov, Chocolate Films.
Funded by Arts Council England, Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, Big Lottery Fund, European Union.
Interests Politics, art, politics and art combined, social change, social justice, spoken word, video, DJ-ing, anti-racism
Favorite Books Sozaboy (Ken Saro-Wiwa), Dance the Guns to Silence (compilation of poetic tributes to Ken Saro-Wiwa), And Still I Rise (Doreen Lawrence), The Next Gulf (James Marriott-Lorne Stockwell-Andy Rowell)