Omar Imam

Omar Imam

Omar Imam (1979, Syria) is a photographer and filmmaker who uses sarcastic conceptual photography as a reaction to the violent situation in Syria. Since his departure from Damascus in 2012, Imam has been making fictional short films that tend to focus on the issue of Syrian refugees. Whilst much of his work is produced independently, Imam has also worked with various NGOs to produce films, photography projects, as well as setting up workshops for Syrian refugees in Lebanon. He is currently living and working in Beirut.