Khairullah Rahim (b. 1987, Singapore) is a multimedia artist working across painting, assemblage, video and photography. His practice is concerned with the stories and experiences of marginalised communities whose identities do not align with social norms. Incorporating everyday and found objects that references the spaces which these specific communities inhabit, his works allude to the veiled and lived experiences of his varied subjects.
Khairullah has participated in exhibitions both local and abroad as well as participated in international artist residency programs, namely Salzburger Kunstverein, KulturKontakt, Salzburg, Austria (2018); Hubei Institute of Fine Arts, Hubei, China (2018); Taipei Artist Village, Taiwan (2017); and YOUKOBO Art Residency Programme, Tokyo, Japan (2013). Recently in 2019, he participated in the Singapore Biennale: Every Step in the Right Direction. He was the winner of the 2017 IMPART Awards for Visual Art category and his works are in the collection of the Singapore Art Museum and SUNPRIDE Foundation. Currently, he is a part-time lecturer at LASALLE College of the Arts and a MFA Visual Arts candidate at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Jersey.