The CAP Prize 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 2019 | Happy New Year!

CAP Prize 2019 | Happy New Year!

We at the CAP Prize wish you a Very Happy New Year!

The call for entries to the eighths edition the CAP Prize, the Contemporary African Photography Prize closes 7 February 2019:

The Contemporary African Photography Prize (CAP Prize) is open for entries to its eighths edition. The prize is directed at photographers whose work engages with the African continent or its diaspora. The five winning entries will be showcased in a series of exhibitions produced in collaboration with major photography festivals in Africa and the rest of the world with the aim of raising the profile of African photography.

The CAP Prize aims to raise the profile of African photography within the arts and to encourage a rethinking of the image of Africa. Each year five winners are selected by an internationally sourced panel of judges, enabling the promotion of African photography worldwide. The CAP Prize is open to artists of any age and descent. Submitted photo series must consist of a minimum of 10, but may not exceed 25 images. There is no entry fee.



CAP Prize 2019 | The Panel of Judges

CAP Prize 2019 | The Panel of Judges

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