‘We Are Southside’ Exhibition Launch




Date: February 25

Time: 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm


South Side Community Centre

117 Nicolson Street, Newington, EH8 9ER

Newington, Edinburgh, GB, EH8 9ER

‘We Are Southside’ celebrates our diverse neighbourhood as depicted through the lens of acclaimed Iranian photojournalist Laleh Sherkat.

Join us at Art27scotland on Friday 25th of February, 7pm-9pm at Southside Community Centre, Edinburgh, where we will launch Laleh Sherkat’s beautiful ‘We Are Southside’ exhibition. Come and share in a night of photography, poetry, projection art, and music, to celebrate the cultural diversity of the Southside neighbourhood and the people that live in it. Laleh’s photography captures the many different communities that make the Southside their home.

‘We are Southside – Capturing the street life of our wonderful southside neighbourhood’.

About Laleh

Laleh Sherkat is an acclaimed Iranian photographer and photojournalist. She is renowned for being one of the first women to document the Iran-Iraq war and captured the experience of female prisoners in Tehran. She is a founding member of the Iranian Photography Society and has juried and curated many photography exhibitions and competitions in Iran and Scotland.

Access information

For access information, please visit: www.art27scotland.org/accessibility.

For any further information, please send an email to: info@art27scotland.com.

BSL and other language support is available on request.

Art27scotland is part of the Culture Collective at Southside Community Centre.

Art27scotland is funded by Creative Scotland and the Scottish Government.

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