Art of Nature – by Grainne and Orla

As part of Shake! continuity Orla and Grainne attended a training weekend on the art of nature. Here are some of their reflections on the weekend. The Art of Nature event featured many artists and environmental activists who discussed their own projects. These...

Farzana Art Party Hero!

We’re very proud to announce that our very own Farzana Khan (coordinator extraordinaire) has been immortalized as an “Art Party Hero” nail wrap! Farzana (herself still within the 16-25 age group of Shake! participants) has been listed among the likes...

Hip Hop Psychology

  UK Hip Hop & Grime Culture promoting community and personal developmentShake! is always questioning the role of art forms and their differences in creative expression and building the capacity for change, so we are very excited to hear about this...

Ceris Aston: Thoughtcrime: censorship in the UK

A piece by Ceris on censorship in the UK, originally published  for Cafebabel- original link hereGagged thoughts | (cc) Nico Kempe/ FlickrAs the UK government proposes increasingly more draconian censorship laws, fears grow in Britain over the rights to free...

Samia Aziz: Two Pennies on the Veil ‘Debate’

Two pennies on the face veil ‘debate’  There is no doubt that the issue of the  veil, niqaab, worn by some Muslim women is increasingly featuring in Politics and the media. An MP refuses to see members of his constituency if they wear...
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