About Our Foundation

Guest Artists Space (G.A.S.) Foundation is a Nigerian non-profit founded in 2019 by Yinka Shonibare CBE RA and an esteemed board of Directors. It delivers residencies and public programmes across two sites located in Lagos and Ijebu. The multi-use live/work spaces host multidisciplinary artists, researchers and curators from all over the world in awarded residencies for up to three months.

 

The Foundation’s mission is underpinned by an ethos that strives to create a platform for creative and career development and knowledge exchange.

Rafael Kouto: Exploring West African Upcycling and Decolonization in Fashion

Rafael Kouto: Exploring West African...

We are thrilled to announce that Rafael Kouto began an exciting new residency at G.A.S....

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Residency Redux: Raymond Pinto Returns to G.A.S. Foundation for the Lagos Biennial

Residency Redux: Raymond Pinto...

Sequel to their initial research residency to G.A.S. Lagos in the spring of 2023, we are...

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Event: Bridging Wildlife Conservation and Creative Expression

Event: Bridging Wildlife Conservation...

To mark their return to G.A.S. Lagos, Raymond Pinto will be hosting Bridging Wildlife...

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From Research Residency to Pavilion Design: Nolan Oswald Dennis Takes Lagos Biennial

From Research Residency to Pavilion...

Nolan Oswald Dennis, a versatile artist working across disciplines, is making a highly...

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How You Can Support Our Foundation

Your generous contributions support the Foundation’s distinctive interdisciplinary residencies, research, education programmes and public events.