An artist’s harrowing tale of life before finding refuge in Australia

In this beautifully designed, interactive, video-dotted piece, Afghan refugee Zakiria Tahirian tells Rochelle Hansen of the target killings and bomb blasts he witnessed while living in Pakistan. The artist was 17 years old when his family moved to Australia in 2017. Click on the link below to read and watch his story.

Afghan refugee Zakiria Tahirian. Photo: Rochelle Hansen.


This story was produced for a post-graduate multimedia journalism unit.




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