Khalid Farah has a Bachelors Degree in Media and Communication. He has worked with the City of Melbourne, The Huddle, Good Cycles, Moonee Valley City Council, and Cohealth on a range of projects as a content creator. He has completed an internship as part of his University studies. Currently, he is starting his own production business, Kushitic Production. This has come about as a response to the 9 Towers lockdown and the lack of proper coverage of what was really happening inside the towers. This has motivated him to create a platform where “we tell our own unedited, unfiltered stories as residents directly to our viewers”.
FlatMates was collated as a response to the 9-tower lockdown of 2020 in North Melbourne and Flemington.
Art is an expression of one’s own life, it is a journey of self-discovery loaded with emotions. These images are the culmination of emotions I have encountered since the 9Tower Lockdown over a year ago.
“My piece brings to light the barriers that minority groups face brought on by structural inequality."