23/10/2018

UPPA 2018 | And the winners are…

Blog / By ZAM Reporter
Image: Police officers arrest Makerere University Guild President Papa Were (in tie) and a colleague at Makerere University during students protests on 16th April 2018 ©Alex Esagala Image: Police officers arrest Makerere University Guild President Papa Were (in tie) and a colleague at Makerere University during students protests on 16th April 2018 ©Alex Esagala

And the winners are…

Meet Alex Esagala, a photojournalist working for the Daily Monitor in Kampala, who produced this year’s winning image. Brian Otono, a photographer from Kenya, took the East African Photography Award for his essay Kibera: Stories from Within. Jibril Kwizera was selected as the winner of the Young Photographers Award.

Image: Kiberia - Stories from Within by Brian Otono winner of the East African Photography Award

There were many more winners in the different categories taking home camera kits and other prizes. The winners, selected by two international juries, were announced at an awards ceremony in Kampala last Thursday, October 18, 2018. The exhibition of the winning images was opened at the same occasion. It will run until November 18th. An impressive programme of photography related activities, such as workshops, talks and film screening will be taking place throughout the whole month.

Image by Jibril Kwizera winner of the Young Photographer Award

ZAM is media partner of UPPA. Check out the winners, juries and more here.

A pop-up exhibition presenting the winners of the 7th CAP Prize for African Photography 2018 was held at the UPPA exhibition on October 19.