African Photobook of the
Year Awards

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.

What's involved?

A prestigious jury of experts on African photography and art will award a prize of $20,000 to the winning book, and $3,000 to four runner ups.

Entries close on May 1, 2022 and shortlisted winners will be announced on September, 1, 2022.

The prize will apply to a book published between January 1, 2019 and January 1, 2022.

Entries are now closed

Entries for the Eiger Foundation African Photobook of the Year Awards are now closed.

We were overwhelmed by the large number of entries from over fifteen countries!