Prize winning photography goes on display in Sheffield

Alison Morton and Daniel Pencavel installing 'Skate Girl' by Jessica Fulford-Dobson.''Picture Scott Merrylees
Alison Morton and Daniel Pencavel installing 'Skate Girl' by Jessica Fulford-Dobson.''Picture Scott Merrylees
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FROM unflinching documentary pieces to candid moments, images by some of the world’s most exiting contemporary photographers have been installed at Sheffield’s Millennium Gallery.

Work from the renowned photography competition, The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2014, is on tour from the National Portrait Gallery and opens tomorrow.

The winning portrait 'Konrad Lars Hasting Titlow' by David Titlow

The winning portrait 'Konrad Lars Hasting Titlow' by David Titlow

The exhibition presents a diverse range of images selected for the prize, including Jessica Fulford-Dobson’s Skate Girl, which is taken from The Skate Girls of Kabul series, which documents young Afghan girls who attend Skateistan. Born out of a small Kabul skateboarding school in 2007, Skateistan now provides education for children.

The competition’s winning entry, David Titlow’s portrait of his son, Konrad Lars Hastings Titlow, being introduced to a dog, is also on display.

Kirstie Hamilton, exhibition and display manager at Museums Sheffield said: “The works in the exhibition are a real testament to the incredible power of the portrait image and we can’t wait to share them with our visitors.”

The exhibition at the Millennium Gallery runs from May 2 to August 16. Entry is free.