Zal Kanga-Parabia is a Western Australia based Musician, Freelance Photographer and Creative Director with a passion for people, travel and arts. Working overseas performing music and capturing moments, Zal has a love for understanding people and cultures all around the world.


2015 Western Australia Youth Awards - Runner Up Young Person Of The Year

2015 Western Australia Youth Awards - 
Cultural Endeavours

2015 Vice Chancellors Award - 
Engagement (Arts/Comms)

2013 Lesley Couzens Arts Grant -
Mentorship (Abbey Road Studio's Andy Walter, Emma Stevens)

Current Roles -

Professional Musician (Ru

Freelance Photographer

Youth Music Producer
Mandurah Performing Arts Centre

Research Storyteller and Curator
Graduate Research School ECU

Music -
Disconnect Festival (2015)
Fairbridge Festival (2013,14,15)
FreakFest (2015)
Stretch Festival (2013,14,15,16)
Crab Festival (2013,14,15,16)
National Youth Week (2012,13,14,15)
Hubbub: A Festival By The Sea (2015)
Perth Royal Show (2014)
The Woods (Sold Out) Mandurah Performing Arts Centre (2014)



Sock It To Sarcoma
Home Is Where My Heart Is
Faces of ECU Research
Solo Exhibition 'On Foot'

Production -
Founder and Producer: Undercurrent Youth Music Program - MPAC (2014-2016)
- The Woods
- Slick Monks
- Indigo
- Blue Child Collective

Music Director: Hubbub Festival By The Sea (2015)

Artistic Director: Disconnect Festival Marketing and (2015)

- Film Making (8 short films)
- Festival Ambient Projections
- Artistic Space Production

Film -
Assistant Jarrad Seng:
Emma Stevens - Once
Patrick James - Message

Assistant Jason Eshraghian:
Northlane - Obelisk
Northlane - Rot