Khyam Allami is a Syrian oud player, collaborator and musical explorer who has performed at WOMAD, the BBC Proms and London 2012 Festival, the cultural festival that accompanied the Olympics.
Koutaiba is a Film Director and Photographer who left Iraq when he was 17. His first feature film was released in 2010.
Jasim is a Kurdish visual artist whose work is influenced by his personal experiences of war, displacement and the fight for justice.
Emad is a Iraqi visual artist who worked as a teacher in the Institute of Fine Arts in Baghdad before moving to the UK. He’s exhibited his work in the UK, the USA and across the Middle East.