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Event: Free Writing as a Tool

Event: Free Writing as a Tool

A writing workshop with Belinda Kazeem-Kaminski, the 2022 Art X Prizewinner

Belinda Kazeem-Kamiński, a multifaceted artist, writer, and scholar, invited fellow creatives to participate in an enriching writing workshop during her residency at G.A.S. Lagos. This workshop aimed to utilize writing for refining and amplifying creative concepts. Belinda shared invaluable...

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Urban Landscapes Meet Rural Roots: Gareth Nyandoro's Lagos & Ijebu Residency

Urban Landscapes Meet Rural Roots: Gareth Nyandoro's Lagos & Ijebu Residency

Renowned artist Gareth Jeremy Nyandoro, hailing from Zimbabwe, embarks on a two-phased residency at G.A.S. Foundation's Lagos and Ijebu centers. With a profound love for exploring the urban tapestry and human interactions, Gareth's creative practice delves into the vibrant landscapes of...

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G.A.S. Alumni Join Yinka Shonibare CBE RA in a New Exhibition at Stephen Friedman Gallery

G.A.S. Alumni Join Yinka Shonibare CBE RA in a New Exhibition at Stephen Friedman Gallery

On Friday, October 6th, Stephen Friedman Gallery's new London location on Cork Street, Mayfair, will unveil an exciting exhibition titled 'Free The Wind, The Spirit, and The Sun,' featuring new work by Yinka Shonibare CBE RA. The exhibition also showcases a diverse group of African...

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Uncovering the Past: Lagos Studio Archives Residency Explores the Legacy of Abi Morocco Photos

Uncovering the Past: Lagos Studio Archives Residency Explores the Legacy of Abi Morocco Photos

G.A.S. Lagos is pleased to be hosting Lagos Studio Archives, a joint multidisciplinary practice belonging to Karl Riikka, and Ohiri Kassinen. Their practice comprises visual arts, photography, and research, will embark on a month-long residency in Lagos, aiming to unearth the story of Abi...

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Open Call: Access ART X Prize 2023

Open Call: Access ART X Prize 2023

Applications Closed

We are pleased to announce that the Access ART X Prize 2023, an annual award for emerging artists in Africa and its diaspora, is now open for applications. Guest Artists Space Foundation will once again be hosting one of the winners in Lagos for a three-month residency in the lead-up to the...

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Announcing the Winners of the Art Exchange: Moving Image Open Call

Announcing the Winners of the Art Exchange: Moving Image Open Call

The Art Exchange: Moving Image programme is a collaborative and cross-cultural curatorial professional development and exhibition programme for early to mid-career visual arts curators from Sub-Saharan Africa working with moving image. The programme is supported by the British Council and...

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G.A.S. Foundation announces an exciting partnership with Lagos Biennial 2024

G.A.S. Foundation announces an exciting partnership with Lagos Biennial 2024

G.A.S. Foundation is proud to announce a partnership with the 2024 edition of the Lagos Biennial. The Lagos Biennial positions the city of Lagos, with its highly international purview, as its hub in supporting and promoting contemporary art through exhibitions, public programmes,...

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We're Hiring: Event Support Intern

We're Hiring: Event Support Intern

Applications Closed

Guest Artists Space (G.A.S.) is seeking two highly organized and proactive individuals to play a crucial role in the successful execution of G.A.S. Foundation's annual Art Tour. They will assist in coordinating event itineraries, logistics, managing event staff, supporting guest needs,...

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From FESTAC to FESMAN: A Lagos-Dakar Archive Study

From FESTAC to FESMAN: A Lagos-Dakar Archive Study

In the realm of research and curation, Naima Hassan and Billy Carl Kuatche Fowo embark on a transformative residency, fueled by multifaceted visions. Their mission includes cataloging the G.A.S. Library Picton Collection and exploring Nigerian festival and artist club heritage. Expectations are...

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Innovative Developments are Transforming the Ecology Green Farm

Innovative Developments are Transforming the Ecology Green Farm

In recent months the EG Farm has undergone a period of strategic re-evaluation following a consultation period with Sogold Agricultural Ventures, a local agricultural college based in Abeokuta. In the first instance, our joint aim was to increase both the variety and volume of harvests whilst...

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Event: Young Artist's Open Critique

Event: Young Artist's Open Critique

Okiki Akinfe and G.A.S. Foundation are inviting young artists and arts students to apply to participate in a group critique or ‘crit’ facilitated by Okiki Akinfe and guest moderators artist  Chidinma Nnoli, and director of 1952 Africa, Tracian Meikle. The aim of the intimate...

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Strings, Symbols, and Fantasy Instruments: An Insight Into Leo Robinson's Residency

Strings, Symbols, and Fantasy Instruments: An Insight Into Leo Robinson's Residency

This September, G.A.S. Lagos welcomes Glasgow-based Leo Robinson, an artist and musician embarking on a research and production residency supported by our Residency Partner Tiwani Contemporary. His primary goal is to create work for upcoming UK exhibitions while immersing himself in...

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