Bronze 2019 / Advertising / Travel/Tourism

Burqa

  • Prizes
    Bronze in Advertising/Travel/Tourism
  • Company
    The MOB
  • Photographer
    Donell Gumiran

The silhouetted figure in Burka facing off with both her shadow and the huge eyes staring back at her, against an apocalyptic, fiery sky. It’s a brilliantly composed scene which finds something cinematic and symbolic, and highly relevant in today’s political climate, in what is an unexpected setting – a Guinness World Record attempt in Dubai for the biggest collaborative graffiti painting in the world, Distilled the scene down to just these two women, and in doing so highlighting and celebrating them, in a part of the world where women’s rights are so contentious.

Photography is the reflection of the photographer. Donell Gumiran, known for his evocative portraits photography. An image maker who shares and tells a story of the world in a single photograph. Your photo can change the world. His love of the visual arts leads him into the world of photography.Every time he presses the shutter it seems it's an extension of his personality. He naturally developed the ability to capture the emotions of people in everyday life that makes Donell Gumiran one of the most successful photographers in the UAE.