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.

CAP Prize 2017 | Winners

CAP Prize 2017 | Winners

The five winners of the CAP Prize 2017 were selected from hundreds of submissions from 58 countries worldwide. A panel of 21 international judges chose the view winners in a thorough review process. We congratulate all the winners in the name of all the judges! The awarded projects will be exhibited at a series of international photography festivals over the course of one year, starting with the winners exhibition and award ceremony at the Image Afrique Festival 2017 in June 2017 in Basel, Switzerland.

Emmanuelle Andrianjafy for Nothing's In Vain

Born in 1983 in Antananarivo, Madagascar
Lives in Dakar, Senegal

Girma Berta for Moving Shadows

Born in 1990 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Lives in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Lebohang Kganye for Ke Lefa Laka

Born in 1990 in Johannesburg, South Africa
Lives in Johannesburg, South Africa

Fethi Sahraoui for Escaping the Heatwave

Born in 1993 in Hassi R’Mel, Algeria
Lives in Mascara, Algeria

Georges Senga for Cette Maison n'est pas à Vendre et à Vendre

Born in 1983 in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Lives in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo

CAP Prize 2017 | Short List

CAP Prize 2017 | Short List