Portraits Ghana Photo Prize

The photo competition Portraits Ghana Photo Prize has been initiated by the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Accra, Ghana and has been organised in partnership with Nuku Studio in 2017 and 2018.

In 2018, Hakeem Adam, Elsie Tachie-Menson and Horace Mensah were the awardees for their exploration of the theme 'Ideas of leadership in the Ghanaian context'.

The Jury comprised of Nana Kofi Acquah (@everydayafrica), Rania Odaymat (Curator, The Beyond Collective), Marwan Zakhem (Collector, Gallery 1957) and Elikem Nutifafa Kuenyehia (Kuenyehia Art Prize).

The winning photographs can be viewed on the walls of the premises of the Netherlands Embassy in Accra.

Oman Fofor (Canon Ghana) presented Canon cameras and printers to the winners and are committed to help grow the photo industry in Ghana.

Other sponsors of the competition include LensCulture, The Beyond Collective, Saakoa Events Management and Osei Duro.

in 2017, Josephine Kuuire, Apagnawen Annankra and Gerard Nartey won the competition.

More information at www.portraitsghanaphotoprize.org

2018 Winning photo: “Nkrumah Never Dies” by Hakeem Adam

2018 Winning photo: “Nkrumah Never Dies” by Hakeem Adam