Taking a cue from the context; Detached youthwork on the stage of the world

I got to realise, that filming in India, there are always three people to work with, the actor, the script and the City So said Dev Patel, film maker, who was talking on the Wittertainment podcast, the Kermode and Mayo Radio 5 film review show last week. He was promoting a new film, Lion, out at the end of January, his fifth set in India, … Continue reading Taking a cue from the context; Detached youthwork on the stage of the world

For detached – why context matters

For 10 years now I’ve been involved in delivering detached youthwork in a number of settings, and not just city, rural and suburb, but also neutral space, community , school and college. For me the two key factors that enable quality conversations to happen are the following; A. The geographical distance from adults who control the space, and B. The  Aims and intentions of the … Continue reading For detached – why context matters