Photography project inspires West African women to tell their stories at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Image by Neil Hanna

North Edinburgh News

A mentorship programme at the National Galleries of Scotland (NGS) has given six West African women the opportunity to tell their unheard life stories through the medium of photography.

Charting their individual physical, mental and spiritual journeys, the photographs will be on display at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery until 8 January 2023.

Today (5 December), the mentees celebrated the publication of a brand-new book. Titled Putting Ourselves in the Picturethe book includes a compelling selection of their photographs created during the mentorship programme.

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