Hazuan Hashim, a filmmaker and video artist, started collaborating with Phil Maxwell in 1996 on film and photography projects. Phil Maxwell is a photojournalist, filmmaker, visual artist and writer. He worked in the East End of London for over 30 years. His extensive archive attracts historians, writers and museums. Both are now based in Liverpool.
Exhibited all over the world including the Middle East, their work covers documentary and experimental film. They have collaborated with composers Michael Nyman, Lola Perrin, Deirdre Gribbin and Simon Rowland-Jones, theatre director Lou Stein, dancers Mavin Khoo, Seeta Patel and Kamala Devam and painter Alice Sielle.