POPCAP the piclet.org Prize for Contemporary African Photography is calling for entries for its fifth competition, for which entries close on 7 February.

The competition targets photographers whose work engages with the African continent and/or a diaspora of an African country, with the aim of raising the profile of African photography within the arts and encouraging a rethink 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 prize consists of an artist’s residency and global exposure at major international photography exhibitions.

POPCAP ’16 is open to artists of any age and descent. The series must consist of a minimum of 10 images but may not exceed 25 images. There is no entry fee.Further information can be found on the POPCAP website:  www.popcap.cc.