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Event: Àgbo - Our Polluted Waters are Medicine

Event: Àgbo - Our Polluted Waters are Medicine

A performance by G.A.S. resident Seyi Adelekun

To conclude her research residency at G.A.S. Foundation, British-Nigerian artist and G.A.S. resident Seyi Adelekun will share her first solo performance for the public viewing of the An Unfolding Prelude group exhibition. 

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Exhibition: An Unfolding Prelude

Exhibition: An Unfolding Prelude

Following the launch of its programme in May 2022, Guest Artists Space (G.A.S.) Foundation is pleased to present An Unfolding Prelude, a group exhibition of works that were developed during, and adjacent to, the first six months of residencies.

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Our Second TURN2 Resident, Miriam Bettin, Joins G.A.S. Lagos

Our Second TURN2 Resident, Miriam Bettin, Joins G.A.S. Lagos

Miriam Bettin is the second of three curators based in Germany to join us at G.A.S. Lagos as part of the TURN2 Programme. The initiative developed by the German Federal Cultural Fund was conceived to facilitate artistic co-creation between Germany and African countries. We asked Miriam...

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Open Call: Access Art X Prize 2022/23

Open Call: Access Art X Prize 2022/23

Applications Closed

Applications are now open for the Access ART X Prize. The Prize awards early-career artists from Africa and its Diaspora with opportunities to develop their practices, with the intention of setting them up for the highest levels of success on the global stage. Formerly open only to...

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Residency Case Study: Ofem Ubi

Residency Case Study: Ofem Ubi

We look back at what G.A.S. Fellowship resident Ofem Ubi was able to achieve during his time with us in Lagos.

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Our First Big Give Funded Resident, Seyi Adelekun, Joins the G.A.S. Farm House

Our First Big Give Funded Resident, Seyi Adelekun, Joins the G.A.S. Farm House

Last week our first Big Give funded resident, Seyi Adelekun, joined us at the G.A.S. Farm House in Ikise where she will be based for three weeks before returning to G.A.S. Lagos to complete the remainder of their residency.

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Meet AER Resident Antoinette Yetunde Oni

Meet AER Resident Antoinette Yetunde Oni

Antoinette Yetunde Oni, M:ARCH Architecture student from Central Saint Martins is the second of two practitioners to be selected for the University of the Arts London (UAL) Art for the Environment residency at Guest Artists Space. She is our first resident at the G.A.S. Farm...

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Exhibition: The Last Time I Called...

Exhibition: The Last Time I Called...

A showcase of new work by Ofem Ubi

Guest Artists Space Foundation and Ofem Ubi are pleased to present an exhibition of new work by Ofem Ubi developed during his residency. The show brings together a multidisciplinary body of work spanning film, photography and poetry and addresses a series of provocations developed by the...

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Digital Residency Recipient Chiizii Launches Her Archive Of Igbo Food Culture

Digital Residency Recipient Chiizii Launches Her Archive Of Igbo Food Culture

Artist and researcher Chiizii has used her digital residency to launch an interdisciplinary online research archive and multi-sited experiential teaching tool designed to educate and encourage conversation around pre and post-colonial Igbo diets.

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Meet AER Resident Mariam Hava Aslam

Meet AER Resident Mariam Hava Aslam

Mariam Hava Aslam, M:ARCH Architecture alumnus from Central Saint Martins is the first of two practicioners to be selected for the University of the Arts London (UAL) Art for the Environment residency at Guest Artists Space. The programme, set up by Professor Lucy Orta, provides UAL...

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Emma Prempeh Joins G.A.S. Lagos as the Inaugural Tiwani Contemporary Artist in Residence

Emma Prempeh Joins G.A.S. Lagos as the Inaugural Tiwani Contemporary Artist in Residence

Emma Prempeh's residency at G.A.S. Lagos starts this week. It is supported by Tiwani Contemporary through our Fellowship Platinum Partner donor package. She is Tiwani's inaugural Artist in Residence at G.A.S. and the gallery will present her most recent works at their Lagos...

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Looking Back At Our First Resident's Presentation

Looking Back At Our First Resident's Presentation

Last month we reached another exciting milestone with the completion of our first three residencies. The occasion was celebrated with a Resident's Presentation during which G.A.S. Fellowship recipients Femi Johnson and Uzor Ugoala, and TURN2 recipient Lynhan Balatbat-Helbock shared...

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