Second cycle: Talents announced

6x6 Africa Talents, Second cycle

6x6 Africa Talents, Second cycle

For the second cycle of the 6x6 Talent Program, the six selected visual storytellers from Africa are:

Selection committee

With Lars Boering, managing director of World Press Photo, as chair, the online selection committee comprises:

  • Davina Jogi, documentary photographer and founder and co-director of the Zimbabwe Association of Female Photographers (ZAFP)
  • Azu Nwagbogu, founder and director of African Artists’ Foundation (AAF)
  • Christina Rizk, photojournalist
  • Sarah Waiswa, photographer

Countries included in this region

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Dijbouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

The 6x6 Global Talent Program is divided into six regions, linking to the concept of six continents. We appreciate that this division has many alternatives, and welcome queries.

Find out more about the nomination and selection processes.

First Cycle: Africa

6x6 Africa Talents

The talents of the first cycle of the 6x6 Global Talent Program in Africa were announced in September 2018. Discover the results of the first cycle in this region below: 

With Lars Boering, Managing Director of World Press Photo, as chair, the online selection committee comprises:

  • Lekgetho Makola, Head of Market Photo Workshop (South Africa)
  • Marie-Ann Yemsi, art consultant and curator (Cameroon/German)
  • Jeanne Mercier, art consultant, critic and curator (France)
  • Ferhat Bouda, photographer (Algeria)

Find out more about the nomination process.