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Meet TURN2 Resident Lynhan Balatbat Helbock

Meet TURN2 Resident Lynhan Balatbat Helbock

The first TURN2 resident to arrive in Lagos is Berlin based Lynhan Balatbat Helbock, a curator and researcher at SAVVY Contemporary, where she is part of the participatory archive project Colonial Neighbours. Ahead of her residency, which commences in May 2022, Lynhan discusses her...

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TURN2 Residencies

TURN2 Residencies

TURN2 is a programme developed by the German Federal Cultural Foundation to facilitate artistic co-creation between Germany and African countries. The TURN2 Residencies were devised to facilitate research for emerging curators and cultural practitioners with curatorial experience based...

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Watch Now: Legacies and New Beginnings

Watch Now: Legacies and New Beginnings

Rewatch the conversation between Yinka Shonibare CBE RA and Creative Director of CCA Lagos Oyindamola Fakeye that took place on 26th February 2022 at G.A.S. Lagos.

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My Practice After Guest Projects Digital 2021: Akwasi Bediako Afrane

My Practice After Guest Projects Digital 2021: Akwasi Bediako Afrane

In 2021 Akwasi Bediako Afrane received the Guest Projects Digital 2021 Artist in Focus Award, an opportunity to showcase his practice across the Guest Projects, Yinka Shonibare Foundation and G.A.S. Foundation digital channels. We caught up with him recently to find out more about...

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Hosting Ideas for Progress

Hosting Ideas for Progress

Yinka Shonibare CBE RA in Conversation with Mark Sealy OBE

⁠Throughout March 2022 University of the Arts London Colleges and Institutes open research and knowledge exchange to staff, students and the public. Hosting Ideas for Progress, sees Yinka Shonibare CBE RA in conversation with Director of Autograph ABP, Mark Sealy OBE.

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G.A.S. Lagos is Unveiled to a Local Audience

G.A.S. Lagos is Unveiled to a Local Audience

On 26th February we were finally able to unveil our new building in Lagos. The highlight of the day was a discussion between Yinka Shonibare CBE RA and Creative Director of CCA Lagos Oyindamola Fakeye.

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Joyful Celebrations in Ijebu Mark the Local Launch of G.A.S.

Joyful Celebrations in Ijebu Mark the Local Launch of G.A.S.

On 20th February we celebrated the local launch of our new residency space in Ijebu, Nigeria with guests from Lagos, dignitaries and villagers from Ikise.

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Apply Now: G.A.S. Fellowship Award 2022

Apply Now: G.A.S. Fellowship Award 2022

In tandem with the launch of our international artist residency programme in Nigeria, Guest Artist Space (G.A.S.) and Yinka Shonibare Foundation are delighted to announce a call out for the inaugural G.A.S. Fellowship Awards.

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Residency Call Out: UAL Art for the Environment Residency Programme

Residency Call Out: UAL Art for the Environment Residency Programme

We are excited to announce a new call out in partnership with the University of the Arts London and Art for the Environment (AER) residency programme.

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We're Hiring: Residency & Project Coordinator

We're Hiring: Residency & Project Coordinator

Guest Artists Space (G.A.S.) Foundation is looking for a Residency and Project Coordinator. This is a truly exciting role for someone who is passionate about working, facilitating and contributing to the burgeoning creative and cultural sector in Nigeria.

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December Build Update: G.A.S. Lagos

December Build Update: G.A.S. Lagos

As we enter December we’re excited to bring you our final G.A.S. Lagos build update of the year. 

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December Build Update: G.A.S. Farm House

December Build Update: G.A.S. Farm House

This month, work continues to progress well on the central workspace building on the Ecology Green Farm known as the Farm House where the principles of sustainability are reflected clearly in both the construction and design.

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