Oct 212020
 

Lower Gilmore Place, Edinburgh

This mural at Lower Gilmore Place, exhibits a powerful portrait of Frederick Douglass, the former slave who became one of the most prestigious antislavery agents of his time. The building is the location in which Fredrick Douglass resident while in Edinburgh in 1846, eight years after escaping the brutal regime of his owner on a plantation in Maryland.

Following his escape, Douglass became a leading light in the US abolitionist movement and was sent to Great Britain on a speaking tour.

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Oct 212020
 

North Edinburgh Arts, 15a Pennywell Rd, Edinburgh EH4 4TZ

Farah is an Edinburgh artist who works in watercolour, acrylic, pastel, collage and charcoal. As a disabled woman of South East Asian heritage, Farah has lived experience of racism and discrimination which is often reflected in her work. In 2019 her work featured in the Out of Sight, Out of Mind exhibition at Summerhall.

Farah Nazley

Her artwork calls for an end to racism. Full Stop!

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Rosa assisting the artist.
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