Anonymous declares war on Islamic State

PhotographerMohammad Rakibul Hasan
PrizeHonorable Mention
CompanyRedux Pictures
City/CountryDHAKA, Bangladesh
Photo Date2015
Entry Description

After Paris attack in November and Charlie Hebdo attack in January 2015, the Anonymous hacktivist group has declared war on ISIS through video messages. There are many other powerful countries who are also trying to eliminate the extremist Islamic group of ISIS. The photograph is a re-constructed reality of the scene similarly appeared the messenger of the hacker group in video message. We are living in a complex reality and diversity due to globalization. Anything happens in the other part of the world also reflects its impact on our daily life and society in a large scale.

About Photographer

Mohammad Rakibul Hasan is a visual artist and a photographer. He is currently pursuing a hybrid Certificate program in Art History at Oxford University as a part-time student and also pursuing a Certificate course in 3D Animation at Dhaka University as a full-time student. Hasan holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Photojournalism from Ateneo de Manila University and also graduated in Film & Video Production from UBS Film School at the University of Sydney. He was nominated for many international awards and won several photographic competitions worldwide. His photographs have been published and exhibited internationally. He is based in Dhaka, Bangladesh and represented by Redux Pictures, USA.