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Open Call - Art Exchange: Moving Image

Open Call - Art Exchange: Moving Image

Applications Closed

We’re excited to announce the open call for the Art Exchange: Moving Image programme, 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...

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Katesi Kalange is Awarded the Tilga Art Fund 2023 Grand Prize

Katesi Kalange is Awarded the Tilga Art Fund 2023 Grand Prize

In May 2023 Yinka Shonibare Foundation and Guest Artists Space Foundation announced a new collaborative open call with Tilga Art Fund, a philanthropic initiative launched by Wally Bakare to foster criticality, broaden artistic practice and engage new and exciting modes of art-making among young...

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Open Call: G.A.S. Fellowship Award 2023

Open Call: G.A.S. Fellowship Award 2023

Applications Closed

Guest Artist Space Foundation (G.A.S.) and Yinka Shonibare Foundation (Y.S.F.) are delighted to announce a call out for the second edition of the annual G.A.S. Fellowship Award. Three funded 6-8 week residencies will be offered to practitioners based in West Africa between September 2023 and...

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Online Event: Investing Across Nigeria and Sweden

Online Event: Investing Across Nigeria and Sweden

What do Nigeria and Sweden have in common? Our economist residents share their findings on Nigerian private capital markets from their month-long residency at G.A.S. Join G.A.S. residents and Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) postgraduate students, Alexei Moore and Miranda Hagborg as they...

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Event: Thinking with The Blood of Stars

Event: Thinking with The Blood of Stars

A screening and discussion by Raqs Media Collective

To mark the end of their G.A.S. Farm House residency, New Delhi based Raqs Media Collective (Monica Narula, Jeebesh Bagchi, Shuddhabrata Sengupta) are hosting a screening and discussion at G.A.S. Lagos. Raqs are the Yinka Shonibare Foundation delegates for the World Weather Network, a visionary...

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Raqs Media Collective Begin their World Weather Network Residency

Raqs Media Collective Begin their World Weather Network Residency

G.A.S. Foundation is thrilled to welcome Raqs Media Collective, a renowned group of artists and researchers, as the Yinka Shonibare Foundation delegates for the World Weather Network project at our conceptual weather station on the 54-acre Ecology Green Farm in Ikiṣẹ,...

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Residency Report: Laeïla Adjovi

Residency Report: Laeïla Adjovi

Laeïla Adjovi's residency research project explored the world of Yemoja, the revered water deity of Yorubaland, as she explored the history, rituals, and cultural connections surrounding this enigmatic figure, she gained unique insights from interviews conducted with esteemed...

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CCA's Nested Residencies at G.A.S. Lagos

CCA's Nested Residencies at G.A.S. Lagos

To commemorate the 15th anniversary of CCA Lagos, the pan-African traveling workshop, Asiko Art School, returned to Lagos. The workshop brought together Asiko alumni, as well as old and new partners from around the world for a week-long residency-based workshop, focused on exploring the theme of...

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I Hope Your Rambles have been Sweet, and your Reveries Spacious

I Hope Your Rambles have been Sweet, and your Reveries Spacious

In conclusion of the second week of CCA Lagos' institutional residency at G.A.S., Rosie Olang' hosted I Hope Your Rambles Have Been Sweet, and Your Reveries Spacious, a 3-hour workshop facilitated by Rosie Olang’ (⅓ of the I Continue to Continue collective). The...

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Guest Artists Space Foundation Announces a Transformative Donation from Still Earth Holdings to Support its Creative Programmes and Operations

Guest Artists Space Foundation Announces a Transformative Donation from Still Earth Holdings to Support its Creative Programmes and Operations

Guest Artists Space (G.A.S.) Foundation, an artist residency with sites in Lagos and Ijebu has announced its first Founding Patron following a transformative donation from Still Earth Holdings, a group of companies whose operations span the oil and gas, construction, and financial services...

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Quarterly Press Highlights

Quarterly Press Highlights

The Foundation and its projects have continued to generate both local and international interest since our last press update, with features secured in publications based in Europe, Africa and Asia. We've catalogued some of our favourite coverage from the first quarter of 2023 here, and...

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CCA in Residence at G.A.S.

CCA in Residence at G.A.S.

G.A.S. is hosting an organisational residency in partnership with the Center for Contemporary Art, Lagos (CCA) throughout the month of May. Over four weeks CCA will programme a series of themed events, workshops and salons within the G.A.S. Lagos building whilst three invited international...

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