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The PUMA.Creative Mobility Awards, in association with Creative Africa Network, recognize dedicated service to the arts, honor the achievements of emerging or established artists, art professionals and arts organizations. These awards aim to facilitate their participation in major national and international art events, and provide the resources and support to enable them to enhance their networks and develop the relationships that will further their work or the goals of their institutions.

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PUMA.Creative Mobility Awards 2010

Rose Myrium Rejous

Nicole Awai; Artist (Multimedia); (born Trinidad) lives New York, U.S.A.
Joscelyn Gardner; Artist (Installation and Printmaking); (born Barbados) lives Ontario, Canada
Roshini Kempadoo; Artist (New Media and Photography), Critic and Lecturer; (born U.K.) lives London, U.K.
Cameron Platter; Artist (Drawing, New Media and Sculpture); (born South Africa) lives Shaka's Rock, South Africa

PUMA.Creative Mobility Awards 2009

Myriam Abdelaziz, Artist (Photography), (born Egypt) lives New York, U.S.A.
Arwa Abouon, Artist (Photography), (born Lybia) lives Montreal, Canada
Kader Attia, Artist (Installation and Photography), (born France) lives Paris, France
Reginald Bakwena, Coordinator, Thapong Visual Art Centre, Gaborone, Botswana
Jodi Bieber, Artist (Photography), (born South Africa) lives Johannesburg, South Africa
Mohamed Bourouissa, Artist (Installation and Photography), (born Algeria) lives Paris, France
Pauline Burmann, Independent Curator and Chair, Thami Mnyele Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Mohamed Camara, Artist (Photography), (born Mali) lives Paris, France
Silvia Cubina, Director and Chief Curator, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, U.S.A.
Antoni Folkers, Director, ArchiAfrika, Utrecht, Netherlands
François-Xavier Gbré, Artist (Photography), (born France) lives Paris, France
Aleya Hamza, Curator, Contemporary Image Collective (CIC), Cairo, Egypt
Ayana Jackson, Artist (Photography), (born South Africa) lives New York, U.S.A.
Issac Julien, Artist (Installation), (born UK) lives London, UK
Majida Khattari, Artist (Performance and Photography), (born Morocco) lives Paris, France
Ananias Leki Dago, Artist (Photography), (born Ivory Coast) lives Paris, France
Goddy Leye, General Coordinator, Art Bakery, Bonendale, Douala, Cameroon
Lebohang Mashiloane, Artist (Photography), (born South Africa) lives South Africa
William Miko, Independent Curator, Lusaka, Zambia
Brooke Minto, Assistant Director, Miami Art Museum, Miami, U.S.A.
Edit Molnár, General Director, Contemporary Image Collective (CIC), Cairo, Egypt
James Muriuki, Curator, Museum of Modern Art (RaMoMA), Nairobi, Kenya
Robino Ntila, Independent Curator, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Jimmy Ogonga, Director, Nairobi Arts Trust / Centre for Contemporary Art of East Africa (CCAEA), Nairobi, Kenya
George Osodi, Artist (Photography), (born Nigeria) lives Lagos, Nigeria
Zak Ové, Artist (Photography), (born Trinidad) lives London, UK
Didier Schaub, Artistic Director, doual’art, Douala, Cameroon
Trevor Schoonmaker, Curator of Contemporary Art, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, U.S.A.
Bisi Silva, Curator, Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), Lagos, Nigeria
Barthelemy Toguo, Artist (Painting, Performance, Photography and Sculpture), (born Cameroon) lives Paris, France
Voti Thebe, Deputy Director, National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Berend van der Lans, Director, ArchiAfrika, Utrecht, Netherlands
Alastair Whitton, Artist (Photography), (born UK) lives Cape Town, South Africa
Graeme Williams, Artist (Photography), (born South Africa) lives Johannesburg, South Africa

125 puma.creative Mobility Awards were given to Africa Express for musicians including:

Adrian Sherwood, The Aliens, Amadou & Mariam, Amy Sacko, Audio Bullys, Ayo, Baaba Maal, Ba Cissoko, Bashy, Bassekou Kouyate, Billy Bragg, Bjork, Daara J, Damon Albarn, De La Soul, Diabel Cissokho, Don Letts, Elvis Costello, Eslam Jawaad, Fatboy Slim, Femi Kuti, Flea, Franz Ferdinand, Gang of Four, Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, The Good The Bad The Queen, Gruff Rhys, Hard-Fi, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Jamie T, Johnny Marr, Juldeh Camara, Justin Adams, Kano, Kasai Allstars, Kasse Maddy, Keziah Jones, K'naan, Konono No 1, The Magic Numbers, Mark Ronson, Martha Wainwright, Martina Topley-Bird, Massive Attack, Mathieu Chedid, Mehdi Haddab, Modeste, Mo DJ, Ms Dynamite, Muntu Valdo, Natty, Nitin Sawhney, Okwess International, Oumou Sangare, Paul Weller, Rachid Taha, Radioclit, Remi Nicole, Reverend & The Makers, Rise Kagona, Rokia Traore, Rosie Wilson, Salif Keita, Scratch, Shlomo, Shy FX, Sola Akingbola, Souad Massi, The Specials, Staff Benda Bilili, Sway, Terri Walker, Tinariwen, Tony Allen, Toumani Diabate, Ty, Turin Brakes, Vieux Farka Toure, VV Brown, Wasis Diop, and Wuru Samba.

PUMA.Creative Mobility Awards 2008

Nina Chanel Abney, Artist (Painting), (born U.S.A.) lives New York, U.S.A.
John Bankston, Artist (Painting), (born U.S.A.) lives San Francisco, U.S.A.
Mark Bradford, Artist (Collage), (born U.S.A.) lives Los Angeles, U.S.A.
Iona Rozeal Brown, Artist (Painting), (born U.S.A.) lives Washington D.C., U.S.A.
Nick Cave, Artist (Sculpture), (born U.S.A.) lives Chicago, U.S.A.
Robert Colescott, Artist (Painting), (born U.S.A.) lives Tucson, U.S.A.
Noah Davis, Artist (Painting), (born U.S.A.) lives Los Angeles, U.S.A.
Leonardo Drew, Artist (Sculpture), (born U.S.A.) lives San Antonio, U.S.A.
Renée Green, Artist (Installation and Photography), (born U.S.A.) lives New York and San Francisco, U.S.A.
David Hammons, Artist (Sculpture), (born U.S.A.) lives New York, U.S.A.
Barkley L. Hendricks, Artist (Painting), (born U.S.A.) lives New London, U.S.A.
Rashid Johnson, Artist (Installation and Photography), (born U.S.A.) lives New York, U.S.A.
Glenn Ligon, Artist (Painting and Sculpture), (born U.S.A.) lives New York, U.S.A.
Kalup Linzy, Artist (New Media), (born U.S.A.) lives Brooklyn, U.S.A.
Kerry James Marshall, Artist (Installation, Painting and Printmaking), (born U.S.A.) lives Chicago, U.S.A.
Rodney McMillian, Artist (Installation and Sculpture), (born U.S.A.) lives Los Angeles, U.S.A.
Wangechi Mutu, Artist (Painting), (born Kenya) lives New York, U.S.A.
William Pope.L, Artist (Performance), (born U.S.A.) lives Lewston, U.S.A.
Gary Simmons, Artist (Installation and Painting), (born U.S.A.) lives New York, U.S.A.
Xaviera Simmons, Artist (Photography), (born U.S.A.) lives Brooklyn, U.S.A.
Lorna Simpson, Artist (Installation), (born U.S.A.) lives Brooklyn, U.S.A.
Shinique Smith, Artist (Installation), (born U.S.A.) lives Brooklyn, U.S.A.
Jeff Sonhouse, Artist (Painting), (born U.S.A.) lives New York, U.S.A.
Henry Taylor, Artist (Painting), (born U.S.A.) lives Los Angeles, U.S.A.
Hank Willis Thomas, Artist (Photography), (born U.S.A.) lives New York and San Francisco, U.S.A.
Mickalene Thomas, Artist (Painting), (born U.S.A.) lives Brooklyn, U.S.A.
Kara Walker, Artist (Installation), (born U.S.A.) lives New York, U.S.A.
Carrie Mae Weems, Artist (Photography), (born U.S.A.) lives Syracuse, U.S.A.
Kehinde Wiley, Artist (Painting), (born U.S.A.) lives Brooklyn, U.S.A.
Purvis Young, Artist (Painting), (born U.S.A.) lives Miami, U.S.A.