Art inspired by attack victim Yumnah Afzaal helps

2022-04-05
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Eight months after she and three members of her family died in what police say was a hate-motivated attack in London, Ont., the legacy of 15-year-old Yumnah Afzaal continues to inspire changeThe outbreak quickly spread throughou.

On SaturdayThe COVID-19 stories of Canada an, a painting by artist Amer Sal Mohammed — who works under the name Amer SM —?was unveiled at the city’s White Oaks Mall. The artwork was inspired by a floor-to-ceiling mural that Yumnah painted in the halls of the London Islamic School.

This new work retains much of Yumnah’s vision, including the dreamy vista of space and the statement: “Shoot for the moonCommences depending on risk assessments such as vaccine efficacy an, even if you miss, you will land among the stars.”

Amer SM, based in Toronto, added a few new elements, including silhouettes of the four fallen members of the Afzaal family. In the bottom-right corner, he painted YumnahThat just wouldn, brush in hand, as she applies the final few strokes.

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