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Mohammad Rakibul Hasan

Mohammad Rakibul Hasan


Dhaka, Bangladesh

Mohammad Rakibul Hasan is a Dhaka Based documentary photographer, filmmaker and visual artist. His work explores the themes of human rights, social development, migration, gender violence and the environment. His images express the resilience of human spirit and strength at adversity.

He uses still images, text, videos, drone footage and VR to provide multi-faceted storytelling for editorial and non-profit clients. His work has published in major international outlets including BBC, CNN, Le Monde, The Guardian, The Sunday Times among many. He has been commissioned by major iNGOs across the globe. His photo project ‘Salt’ was nominated for Ian Parry award and Joop Swart Masterclass. Hasan was nominated for many international awards and won hundreds of photographic competitions worldwide including Lucie Award, Human Rights Press Award, Prix de la Photographie Paris and Allard Prize. His work has been screened and exhibited in various countries including USA, France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Canada, Austria, Germany, Poland, UAE, Russia, and UK. His latest exhibition was on ‘Gender Violence and Migration’, organized by UN in Thailand. He is represented by Clair Gallery, Switzerland.

Hasan holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Photography from Falmouth University, UK and an Undergraduate Certificate in Higher Education in History of Art from Oxford University. He also pursued a Postgraduate Diploma in Photojournalism from Ateneo de Manila University. And graduated in Film & Video Production from UBS Film School at the University of Sydney. He is currently pursuing a Certificate in Creative Practices at ICP – International Center of Photography, New York under Director’s Fellowship.
He has been working for Redux Pictures and ZUMA Press as a visual journalist. And working as contributing journalist for the Daily Star and Reuters. He is a Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Fellow. Hasan is also a faculty member of Counter Foto, a center for visual arts in Bangladesh.

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