Some of the youths in Castle Square are as young as 13. Typical age range is 12-18.
The group of youths can number over 300 on any given Saturday in the square. It is seen as intimidating by members of the public who walk past.
The way the media negatively reports on youths creates unfair attitudes direct towards all youths. This throws up barriers that are detrimental to everyone and further distances society from one another.
In Castle Square, the piercings are done mostly by the same three youths, Jesus, LIthium and Dave. None of them are pictured.
The Blue Banana retail chain in Swansea provides most of the clothing for youths, some designs are sourced directly from Japan.
With the images I take the point of view of what people would see if they walked past and looked long enough to realise that not all the youths are being anti-social.
Conformity isn't an issue for some of the youths. But most of the clothes are bought from the same store.
Mo and Gemma are no longer together.
Sam Webber of X Factor fame.
The majority of youths come from neighbouring towns and villages across South Wales to meet in Swansea. Some have travelled as far as Bristol and Plymouth on occasions.