POPCAP ‘16: Outstanding African Photography's Winners Announced

35 minutes, from Waiting, 2013-2015, Jason Larkin
We are thrilled to announce the five winners of the fifth International photography competition POPCAP '16 prize.  The award aims to foster interest in and support for contemporary African photography. This year’s winners from South Africa, Jersey, England, France and Germany were chosen by an international panel of 20 renowned judges from 900 applications from 94 countries. The winning artists will have their works presented at a series of international exhibitions and are invited to take part in an artists’ residency program And the Winners are (drums, please):

Jason Larkin - Born in 1979 in London, England. Lives in London, England:

Sabelo Mlangeni - Born in 1980 in Driefontein, South Africa. Lives in Johannesburg, South Africa:

Thapelo and Malira Mamiala, Mohale/s Hoek, from Isivumelwano: An Agreement 2003-2014, Sabelo Mlangeni

Henry Nicolas - Born in 1978 in St Denis, France. Lives in les Mesnuls, France:

Indian and Cowboys Movie, from African Tales from Today, 2012-2014, Nicolas Henry

Thom Pierce -  Born in 1978 in St Helier, England. Lives in Cape Town, South Africa:

Patrick Sitwayi (with Asive Bingwa) worked in the gold mines for 22 years. He has silicosis and received no compensation, from The Price of Gold, 2015, ​Thom Pierce

Julia Runge - Born in 1990 in Berlin, Germany. Lives in Berlin, Germany:

Chomma, from Basterland, 2015, Julia Runge
We will present profiles of winner photographers in the next issue of prism #24 in May.

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