BUILDINGS AND LOCATIONS

G.A.S. LAGOS

Will focus on the arts, design, curatorial practice and research in one of the most enterprising cities in the world. The Foundation will be hosted in an award-winning building in Lekki, designed by Ghanian British architect Elsie Owusu.  The building, currently nearing completion, houses a multifunctional studio/gallery space on the ground floor with accommodation and shared living space on the 1st floor for up to three artists-in-residence with a ‘barrier-free’ design to ensure access for all users.

           


G.A.S FARMHOUSE

The second space, near Ijebu Ode, is on a working farm just two hours from Lagos and will focus on trans-disciplinary craft, design, art and the environment, food sustainability and agriculture.  The private, Ecology Green (EG) Farm founded by Shonibare in 2018 will provide a three-bed residency space for artists, designers, makers, scientists, agriculturists and researchers in quiet and peaceful surroundings.   The thriving 54-acre farm includes an eco-house made up of earth bricks handmade on site, which is currently under construction, to house the residents and an adjacent series of studio/workshop spaces. 


LATEST BUILDING UPDATES

The Lagos and Farm buildings are on track to complete by October 2021.