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National Portrait Gallery Photo Prize Shortlist Revealed

The annual award list of four shortlisted artists for the £12,000 prize includes Rise Art artist Alma Haser

By Scott Phillips | 07 Sept 2012

Each year, the National Portrait Gallery Shortlists for Artists for their annual Photographc Photo Prize. The exhibition, which features top contemporary portrait phography, highlightes the work of talented young photographers alongside that of established professionals.

This year, the four shortlisted artists included Rise Art Artist Alma Haser, alongside Spencer Murphy, Jennifer Patterson and Jordi Ruiz Cirera. The artists were selected from over 5340 submissions worldwide.

The Ventriloquist by Alma Haser

Alma's work, "The Ventriloquist" was taken at her home in South London, and features friends old friends. The title, like all of Alma's work gives clues to its meaning, while asking the reader to interpret the work further. Her other series of works, including Stateless and Paper, have also drawn critical acclaim and have been exhibited in the UK.

Paper Cranes by Alma Haser

If you are in London, make sure to take a look at Alma's work and the entire exhibition, on from 8th of November 2012 - 17th of February 2013. 

For more details on the exhibition, view the event listing here



Fieldfare by Alma Haser


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