African Photobook of the Year Awards 2022
Based in Geneva, Switzerland, The Eiger Foundation works closely with the Inside Out Centre in Johannesburg, to promote African photography and other art forms through exhibitions, educational programmes, competitions and creative exchanges.
The Eiger Foundation African Photobook of the Year Awards is an annual prize offered to the best photographic publication by a photographer from, or working in, Africa.
The book may be comprised of photographs of any genre or topic.
- A $20,000 prize will be awarded to the photographer(s)/artist(s) whose finished, publicly available photobook is judged to be the best of the year.
- Five books will be selected for the shortlist, presented on THE EIGER FOUNDATION website accompanied by the jury’s comments. The four runner-ups of the shortlisted photographers will receive a prize of $3,000 each.
- The shortlist will be produced on, or before, the 1 September 2022, and the winner will be announced shortly after.
Books must be by an African photographer or a publisher established on the African continent.
Copyrights & Usage Rights:
THE EIGER FOUNDATION shall have the right to acquire a physical copy of the book from competitors as part of judging process.