Robert Rae

Robert Rae is the project’s embedded artist. As the embedded artist Robert is not creating his own work but utilising his skills as a socially engaged theatre practitioner, film director and writer to devise an exploratory route to unpick and rethink what cultural rights mean in Scotland.

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Ghazi Hussein

Ghazi is a poet and a teacher who has taught Arabic poetry and calligraphy for many years. He studied philosophy and Arabic grammar and went on to teach a range of different age groups and abilities in schools and universities.

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Shatha Altowai

Shatha Altowai شذى التوي is a Yemeni artist based in Edinburgh, UK. She is an Artist-in-Residence at Art27scotland where she works on a socially-engaged art practice within the Southside of Edinburgh. Shatha has been creating art since 2014. She has presented at several art galleries in Yemen and beyond, and has won multiple awards for […]

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Elaine Cheng

Elaine Cheng  鄭依玲 (she/her) is a composer/sound artist from Edinburgh, Scotland and from Hong Kong descent. Her practice is currently based around producing drone music from analog and modular synthesisers and has come from a compositional background in electroacoustic music. As Artist in Residence with Art27scotland, Elaine has utilised free improvisation as a compositional tool […]

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