CAP is the international Prize for Contemporary African Photography awarded annually since 2012 to five photographers who's works were created on the African continent or which engages with the Africa diaspora.

The Panel of Judges

The Panel of Judges

The CAP Prize panel of judges comprises 21 international experts from the field of photography and is reformed annually. The CAP Prize 2017 sees these fine judges on the panel:

Akinbode Akinbiyi, artist, Berlin, Germany
Shahidul Alam, festival director, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Simon Bainbridge, editor, London, UK
Vignes Balasingam, festival director, Malaysia
Iata Cannabrava, festival director, Sao Paolo, Brazil
Clara De Tezanos, festival director, Guatemala
Steven Evans, festival director, Houston, USA
Olfa Feki, curator and festival director, Tunis, Tunisia
John Fleetwood, curator, South Africa
Benjamin Füglister, artistic director, Berlin, Germany
Anna-Alix Koffi, editor, Paris, France
Michket Krifa, curator, Paris, France
Makola Lekgetho, headmaster, Johannesburg, South Africa
Missla Libsekal, editor, Vancouver, Canada
Jeanne Mercier, editor, Paris, France
Andreas Müller-Pohle, editor, Berlin, Germany
Azu Nwagbogu, festival director, Lagos, Nigeria
Jürg Schneider, historian, Basel, Switzerland
Jae-hyun Seok, editor, Soul, South Korea
Samuel Sidibe, museum director, Bamako, Mali
Aaron Yeboah Jr., editor, Accra, Ghana

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These fine individuals served as judges for the CAP Prize  since 2012:

Akinbode Akinbiyi, photographer and curator, Berlin, Germany
Shahidul Alam, festival director, Bangladesh
Jenny Altschuler, photographer and mentor, Cape Town, South Africa
Vignes Balasingam, festival director, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tobia Bezzola,Curator, Essen, Germany
Joselina Cruz, curator, Manila, Philippines
Iatã Cannabrava, photographer and editor, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Calvin Dondo, artist, Harare, Zimbabwe
Florian Ebner, curator, Essen, Germany
Steven Evans, festival director, Houston, USA
John Fleetwood, curator, Johannesburg, South Africa
Benjamin Füglister, artist and founder of CAP, Berlin, Germany
Wassim Ghozlani, artist and curator, Tunis, Tunisia
Ángel Luis González Fernández, festival director, Dublin, Ireland
Yumi Goto, curator, Tokyo, Japan
Elda Harrington, curator, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Peter Herrmann, gallery owner, Lomé, Togo
David Knaus, curator, Marakkesh, Morocc
Bohnchang Koo, artist, Seoul, Korea
Michket Krifa, curator, Paris, France
Missla Libsekal, editor, Vancouver, Canada
Bart Luirink, editor, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Lesley A. Martin, publisher, New York, USA
Karen McQuaid, curator, London, UK
Jeanne Mercier, photo critic, Rabat, Morocco
Aida Muluneh, artist and festival director, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
Andreas Müller-Pohle, artist and publisher, Berlin, Germany
Moritz Neumüller, curator, Barcelona, Spain
Azu Nwagbogu, festival director, Lagos, Nigeria
Rixon Reed, founder and director, Santa Fe, USA
Jürg Schneider, curator and historian, Basel, Switzerland
Jae-hyun Seok, curator and editor, Seoul, Korea
Laura Sérani, curator, Paris, France
Bisi Silva, curator, Lagos, Nigeria
Jennifer Shaw, festival director, New Orleans, USA
Samuel Sidibe, museum director, Bamako, Mali
Daniel Sosa, director, Montevideo, Uruguay
Clara De Tezanos, festival director, Guatemala City, Guatemala
Dana Whabira, curator, Harare, Zimbabwe
Anne Wilkes Tucker, curator, Houston, USA

 
CAP Prize 2017 | Short List

CAP Prize 2017 | Short List

The Prize

The Prize