6th edition of CAP Prize

The CAP Prize announced shortlist for 2017

The winner of the Prize for Contemporary African Photography will be announced in June 2017

Mahesh Shantaram, from the series The African Portraits , 'Prosper/Tanzania/Bangalore/2016'

Mahesh Shantaram, from the series The African Portraits , 'Prosper/Tanzania/Bangalore/2016'

The following 25 artists were selected by the CAP Prize panel of judges comprising 20 international curators, editors, publishers and artists, from hundreds of applications for the CAP Prize 2017.

Five of them have the chance to be awarded with the sixth Prize for Contemporary African Photography to be announced in June 2017.

Mohamed Altoum – Born in Khartoum, Sudan. Lives in Nairobi, Kenya
‘Sudanese cinema – long years of solitude’

Emmanuelle Andrianjafy – Born in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Lives in Dakar, Senegal
‘A Life by the Sea, 2014-2016’

Miia Autio – Born in Reisjärvi, Finlad. Lives in Helsinki, Finland.
‘Variation of White, 2015/2016’

Javier Corso – Born in Barcelona, Spain. Lives in Barcelona, Spain
Essence du Bénin, 2015′

Karim El Maktafi – Born in Desenzano del Garda, Italy. Lives in Brescia, Italy
‘Hayati, 2016’

Rahima Gambo – Born in London, United Kingdom. Lives in Abuja, Nigeria
‘Education is Forbidden, 2015-2016’

Matilde Gattoni – Born in Milan, Italy. Lives in Milan, Italy
‘Ocean Rage, 2016′

Girma Berta – Born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Lives in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Moving Shadows, 2015–2016′

Eric Gyamfi – Born in Bekwai, Ghana. Lives in Accra, Ghana
‘…Just like us…, 2016’

Sonia Hamza – Born in Paris, France. Lives in Seine et marne, France
‘Le jeu de cette famille, 2015–2016’

Laila Hida – Born in Casablanca, Morocco. Lives in Marrakech, Morocco
‘Looking for you, 2014’

Lebohang Kganye – Born in Gauteng, South Arfica. Lives in Johannesburg, South Africa
‘Ke Lefa Laka, 2013’

Heba Khalifa – Born in Cairo, Egypt. Lives in Cairo, Egypt
‘Homemade, 2016’

Francis Kokoroko – Born in Koforidua, Ghana. Lives in Accra, Ghana.
‘Sui Amantes Sine Rivali, 2016’

Matjaz Krivic – Born in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Lives in Ljubljana, Slovenia
‘Digging the Future, 2014 – 2015’

Tsoku Maela – Born in Limpopo Province, South Africa. Lives in Cape Town, South Africa
‘Barongwa: I am that I am / Abstract Peaces, 2016’

Bruno Morais – Born in Rio de Janeiro. Lives in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
‘Inside Makoko, 2016’

Adriane Ohanesian – Born in Saratoga Springs, New York, USA. Lives in Nairobi, Kenya
‘The Forgotten Mountains, Darfur, Sudan, 2015’

Fethi Sahraoui – Born in Hassi R’Mel, Laghouat, Algeria. Lives in Mascara, Algeria.
‘Escaping the Heatwave, 2016’

Georges Senga – Born in Lumbumbashi, Congo (Dem. Rep.). Lives in Lubumbashi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
‘Cette maison n’est pas à vendre et à vendre, 2016’

Abdo Shanan – Born in Oran, Algeria. Lives in Oran, Algeria
‘Diary:Exile, 2016’

Mahesh Shantaram – Born in Bangalore, India. Lives in Bangalore, India
‘The African Portraits, 2016’

Aron Simeneh – Born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Lives in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
‘The Patriots Story, 2016’

Douraïd Souissi – Born in Tunis Tunisia. Lives in Tunis, Tunisia
‘Mohamed, Salem, Omrane, Hbib, Hsouna, Alaa, Anouar, Nader, Slim, Ahmed, 2016 – 2017’

Antoine Tempé – Born in Boulogne Billancourt, France. Lives in Dakar, Senegal
‘The Ruin of Law, Dakar, 2016’


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