In order to develop key messages for our youth led music and video production, the team all shared their experiences of care by creating a character with a backstory which will form the inspiration for the track they write. Along side Inspired Youth, Kritikal and Access to Music, we worked as a team in a professional environment at York St John University. They explored feelings they had experienced on their journey through care/leaving care and situations they had faced. Even though being in care had presented the young people with difficult experiences, they felt overall they shouldn’t let these things determine their future or hold back their progress in life. The session created a very realistic and moving overview of their experiences which will inform the next stage of the creative process, writing the Chorus and Verses with inspirational recording artists. The session created an insight.
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