Amak Mahmoodian isĀ an Iranian documentary photographer, film maker and curator living and working in the UK.

His academic background has been in Photography (BA , Art University of Tehran), Documentary Photography (MA , Art University of Tehran) and Double Identity, images of women in Iran (PhD, South Wales University).

Using a structure that evokes the classic Middle Eastern collection of oriental stories, his research explores the subtleties of specific codes of conduct that influences a person’s behaviour, relationships, sense of self and identity, which he represents through different media such as photography, video and text.

He has participated in several exhibitions and festivals in Iran and in the UK.