A total of 51 portraits from 36 artists have been selected for display in the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2022 exhibition.
The three shortlisted photographers are:
- Haneem Christian for Mother and Daughter and Rooted, which explore queerness, transness and the importance of chosen family.
- Clémentine Schneidermann for portraits from the series Laundry Day, whichdocument the daily chores of her neighbour in South Wales, navigating life in lockdown.
- Alexander Komenda for Zahid’s Son, a portrait that examines themes of identity and the post-Soviet landscape in Kyrgyzstan.
The annual Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, now celebrating fifteen years under Taylor Wessing‘s sponsorship, is one of the most prestigious photography awards in the world and showcases new work submitted by some of the most exciting contemporary photographers. The winner of the first prize will receive £15,000. The second prize-winner receives £3,000 and the third prize £2,000.