Peters' four year project with the organisation Creative Connections is designed to engage young people with the National Portrait Gallery collection. In this case, a group of Year 10 students from Haverstock School were the selection committee for the NPG exhibition.
National Portrait Gallery exhibition highlights
Look out for murder mystery writer extraordinaire Agatha Christie, photographed in the Isokon Building in Hampstead, which also housed several Soviet spies at the time; famous neurologist Sigmund Freud in his home in Hampstead, now the Freud Museum and even sculptor Barbara Hepworth in her studio.
Who is Kate Peters
Peters is a rising name in the photography world and recently won the Vic Odden award from the Royal Photographic Society (2013). You may recognise her handy work from the Guardian Weekend spread of 32 images of Olympic hopefuls, including Chris Hoy, Jessica Ennis and Mo Farah.
Don't miss these striking portraits which capture the incredible spirit of these famous characters.
|What||Creative Connections: Camden Radical Characters, National Portrait Gallery|
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