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Robert Young | Unmask Fear

Toronto-born, international artist Robert Young created UNMASK FEAR in response to the devastating global pandemic and the international outcry for racial justice. This critical, multiple content series features photographic portraiture and filmed stories of Black Canadians who have made remarkable contributions to community, culture and country.

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Watch the personal, detailed, and uncut expressions of triumph and success through the video interviews.

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Wayne Greenaway headshot
Denise Andrea Campbell headshot
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Roxanne M. Francis headshot
Curtis Carmichael headshot
Cheryl Blackman headshot
Dr. Akwatu Khenti headshot
Marci Ien headshot
Justice Donald McLeod headshot
Fennella Bruce headshot

Robert Young Creator, UNMASK FEAR & Chief Storyteller, R7


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Robert Young’s campaign began in Washington, DC on June 5, 2020, with the highly recognized self-portrait NO FEAR, the first of many large-scale public art activations. Young is also responsible for the creative ideation of another large-scale public art activation – the world-famous Black Lives Matter mural on 16th Street in front of the White House.

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Portraits and online video content courtesy of Robert Young.

Unmask Fear installation photograph