“I feel like I’ve escaped to the real world, I think I was in a little box” Norradean has since emerged as an adult with a clearer sense of who he is – confident, informed, opinionated – which he attributes to the life lessons he learnt during that turbulent time.
Having experienced homelessness himself, Norradean also created a piece and wrote an article on the topic, inspired by his experience of begging on London’s Oxford Street. “I wanted to create a sense of emotion and restore our faith in people,” he tells me. The article sparked the attention of the
“I didn’t know how to communicate my identity. As time went on I realised I was just lying to myself” Norradean has recently completed a book of short stories traversing the dark subject matters one can expect from this crew: rape, murder, drug abuse, domestic violence… I ask why their
“I’m just a canvas. Every story is a stroke of paint” The second video made by the crew was Heartbroken, set in the block of flats in which Norradean was currently living, after homelessness forced him to live in what amounted to a crackhouse. “The story was a double entendre,