The Public Vote Winner announcement marks the conclusion of The NSAAP 2023.
Norval Foundation and The Sovereign Art Foundation (SAF), together with supporters Sotheby’s and the Africa Centre, announce Senegalese-French artist Alioune Diagne as the winner of The Norval Sovereign African Art Prize (NSAAP) Public Vote for 2023. With this title, the artist has won R25,000 for their work XALÉ TEY – Enfants d’aujourd’hui (2021).
The Public Vote Winner announcement marks the conclusion of The NSAAP 2023; an annual award
that celebrates the practises of leading contemporary artists from Africa and its diaspora. The 2023
edition saw 326 nominees, from which 30 artists were shortlisted by a judging panel of 5 global art
On 25 January 2023, Malian painter Famakan Magassa was announced the Grand Prize Winner,
taking home R500 000 and a future solo exhibition at the Norval Foundation. His work titled, La Ballade Noctambule, was selected as the winning art piece.