V&A Parasol Foundation Prize for Women in Photography champions women artists

Aisha Seriki
Aisha Seriki, Untitled, from the series Ori Inu, 2023 (Image credit: Aisha Seriki)

The world-famous V&A – or the Victoria & Albert Museum in London – has revealed the recipients of the V&A Parasol Foundation Prize for Women in Photography, now in its second year. The Prize was established to identify, support, and elevate women artists, and is a key component of the broader V&A Parasol Foundation Women in Photography Project. 

The four winners of the Prize; Aisha Seriki, Mia Weiner, Nancy Floyd, and Silvia Rosi will all showcase their work at Peckham 24, a dynamic week-long contemporary photography festival in South London, opening on Friday, May 17, 2024.

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Sebastian Oakley
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For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specializing in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound, and many more for various advertising campaigns, books, and pre/post-event highlights.

He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science, and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is a member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected into BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 

He is familiar with and shows great interest in street, medium, and large format photography with products by Leica, Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa, and Sinar. Sebastian has also used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI, and everything in between. He now spends his spare time using his trusted Leica M-E or Leica M2 shooting Street photography or general life as he sees it, usually in Black and White.