Alsoudani was born in Baghdad and lives and works in New York City. He received his BFA from Maine College of Art, Portland and his MFA from Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT. A solo exhibition of his work, titled “Ahmed Alsoudani: Redacted,” was presented in 2013 at the Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix and the Portland Museum of Art in Portland, Maine. His work was featured in the Iraq Pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennale in 2011. Alsoudani’s paintings seen in the video were finished and recently exhibited at his first solo show with Gladstone Gallery, New York, November 2014.