Paris, 2010. Photograph by: Thomas Crossman.

Paris, 2010. Photo: Thomas Crossman.

A photographer, filmmaker, designer and engineer. My practice fuses photography and technology, often in a documentary, semi-autobiographical context.

Self-employed since 2010, I have developed a career in working in the fields of technology and creativity. My commissioned work has ranged from photography, making short films, web and print design, online content curation, digital and technical consultations.

I’ve gained experience working with individuals and across a diverse spectrum of sectors including creative industries, charities, education, arts and performance.

Organisations I worked with include ACME StudiosArtsadminArts CabinetCamden Arts CentreCGP London, Corali Dance CompanyCulture+ConflictGasworksGrizedale Arts, Hayward TouringHeritage Lottery FundThe House of St. BarnabasIbraazThe Independent Film & Television College (Baghdad), Jerwood Visual Arts, Kamel Lazaar FoundationLower Hewood Farm, Parasol unit, The Photographers’ GalleryPicturehouse CinemasSerpentine Galleries, Simon Lee GallerySJC ProductionsStation House Opera, Tate, Townhouse Gallery (Cairo), UCL Art Museum, University of Agder (Norway), UP Projects.

Artists I worked with include Anne Bean, Bobby BakerDavid Cotterrell, Paulina Olowska, Emma SmithFlorence PeakKhyam AllamiMarcia FarquharNoëmi LakmaierZatorski + Zatorski.

Prior to that, I worked for two years providing technical support for Microsoft’s Online Advertising and four years as IT Support Manager for KnowledgeView: configuring, deploying and integrating web-based editorial systems for daily newspapers in the Middle East and the UK including the Independent News and Media in London.

I have a M.Sc and B.Sc in Electronics and Communications engineering from the University of Baghdad.

» Download the full CV (PDF) (updated February 2017)