d.o.p. & a.r design
"Abdul's life is one of heartfelt images, skillful observation and with a developing technical competence to draw the viewer in to ask for more. He is equally at home generating still and moving images. He has a fine sense of judgement and edits his work with candour."
"Abdul is a great man to have around - His positivity and energy are real assets to have on any production. "
ABDULISMS is a London based British born Iraqi/Irish freelance creative director and digital producer. Growing up between London, Doha and Dublin his vision is informed by the contrasts of worlds, spaces and mother tongues he's long found himself alternating between.
His work explores bridging underground music with themes of ancestral heritage in creative and diasporic community-based projects. He releases work across the mediums of live broadcast, documentary, augmented reality, live shows, community radio and public installations.
Abdulisms’ portfolio boasts collaborations with the likes of Talib Kweli, Narcy (IRAQ-A-FELLA), Felukah, Saint Levant, Bayou, Steam Down, Girls of Grime, Ancestral Futures collective, Sofar Sounds and New Delhi based community radio Boxout FM to name a few. He's currently a founding member and A&R at Shlonak Records; home of Iraqi and Arab Voices In the Margins.