This exhibition is now closed at V&A South Kensington
In its ninth cycle, 2021's prize theme was 'Fire'. Drawing on major global events and personal experiences as inspiration, the thirteen shortlisted photographers had their work exhibited in the V&A's Porter Gallery.
Background image: Fire, by Carla Rippey, 2010, from the series 'Immolation', 2009 – 2010. © Carla Rippey