The Poetic Debaters Project has been quiet for a while, however, the praxis of PDP has been vibrant.
I have been using Poetic Debaters pedagogy to facilitate workshops since the projects pilot launch in the summer of 2014 and Tale of 2 Cities initiative is a prime project for using strategies of truth-seeking and diplomacy to interrogate the pros and cons of gentrification that is rapidly consuming the city of London at a rate that is surprising and outraging many.
Tale of 2 Cities is an initiative produced by Muenda O Kamara from Big Creative Education looking at the fine line between regeneration and gentrification which seems to have evaporated and there are many stories to tell about the contentious transition – jagged cross-fade from one world of local social cohesion to another – corporate and property development profit.
Tale of 2 Cities (Tof2C) is an extended project which will…
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