BP Travel Award 2014

The BP Travel Award is a given to an artist to enable them to experience working in a different environment on a project related to portraiture.

In 2014 the Award was won by Edward Sutcliffe for his proposal to document the Compton Cricket Club in Los Angeles. The club was formed to help encourage and empower the disaffected youth of an area synonymous with poverty and crime. By spending time with the team, either on the pitch or in their everyday lives, and seeing the impact that playing cricket has had, Sutcliffe has produced portraits that show a fusion of two very different cultures and how the game of cricket, with its ethos of fair play and respect, has been embraced by this community.

BP Travel Award 2014
by Edward Sutcliffe, 2014
© Edward Sutcliffe