Professional Practice as Research

Professional Practice as Research

A Workshop by Dawit L. Petros

This event orchestrates a crucial encounter for performing artists from Q-dance Studio at the G.A.S. Foundation, focusing on a three-hour workshop facilitated by Dawit L Petros. Its core objective is to decode and demystify the institutional and professional frameworks that shape contemporary arts practice. This initiative is designed to empower artists by enhancing their understanding of formal structures and processes prevalent in the arts industry, thereby aligning their creative pursuits with professional standards and expectations.

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Exploring Cinematic Histories: Dawit L. Petros Begins His G.A.S. Residency

Exploring Cinematic Histories: Dawit L. Petros Begins His G.A.S. Residency

The start of May was marked by the arrival of our seventh Tiwani Contemporary supported resident at G.A.S. Foundation. Dawit L. Petros. Dawit’s rich, collaborative multidisciplinary practice blends visual art, film and photography. His time in Lagos will provide a crucial opportunity to build on and develop existing projects.

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Event: Focus on Four

Event: Focus on Four

A Photography Studio Visit Hosted by Amanda Iheme

Focus on Four is a photography presentation curated by current resident Amanda Iheme, aimed at individuals exploring their own photography practice, or looking to discover new talent in the medium. It will spotlight the work of four Lagos-based photographers and deep-dive into their creative processes articulating their distinct narratives through the lens of urban and personal identity.

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Open Call: 2024 Tilga Art Prize Nigeria Edition

Open Call: 2024 Tilga Art Prize Nigeria Edition

Applications Open

G.A.S. Foundation has once again partnered with Tilga Art Prize to host the winner of the annual open call at G.A.S. for an all-expenses paid residency. Tilga Art Prize are welcoming submissions from artists between the ages of 18 and 30 working and living in Nigeria, or of Nigerian descent. Applicants are invited to submit proposals as individuals or as groups across a variety of creative disciplines that include photography, painting, sculpture, illustration or multidisciplinary arts.

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Event: Art and Research Workshop

Event: Art and Research Workshop

Architecture Photographer in residence at G.A.S. Foundation, Amanda Iheme, invites you to apply for a research workshop for research-oriented practitioners. From seasoned researchers to budding creatives, this opportunity allows selected participants to engage with titles from the G.A.S. Library and Picton Archive in a supportive, collaborative environment. Segments of the workshop will include an information session on research methods and a series of reading sessions, which will be punctuated by presentations of research findings, and joint discussions.

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