Roi Kwabena and Re: vision
NRDC commissioned Roi Kwabena, poet and cultural activist, to write a poem about the issues surrounding basic skills.
The resulting poem Re: vision was printed in NRDC's magazine reflect and was read by Roi at the recent Skills for Life events.
Re: vision is available in a variety of formats:
Download a copy of Re:vision (pdf 2.24 MB)
ROI KWABENA was born in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in 1956. As a cultural activist, he has lectured, performed and conducted workshops at the request of numerous governments, city councils, universities, schools, libraries and cultural bodies across the Caribbean, Europe, and Africa. A former opposition Senator in his place of birth, he was Poet Laureate of Birmingham for the period 2001-02. To learn more about Roi and his work please visit http://nefertamu.tripod.com