Creative Entrepreneur and Cultural Curator Ugoma Ebilah Hosts an Exclusive Evening with Resident Artists at G.A.S. Foundation

Creative Entrepreneur and Cultural Curator Ugoma Ebilah Hosts an Exclusive Evening with Resident Artists at G.A.S. Foundation

On Sunday, 23rd April, distinguished guests and connoisseurs from Lagos’ buzzing arts ecosystem gathered at Guest Artists Space Foundation for an evening celebrating international creativity and culture. The special moment was generously organised and facilitated by creative entrepreneur, cultural curator and founder of BLOOM Art, Ugoma Ebilah and offered visitors the opportunity to get an intimate glimpse into the practice of current G.A.S. residents Tunji Adeniyi-Jones, Laeïla Ajovi, Chiizii, and Tobi Onabolu.

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Open Call: 2023 Tilga Art Fund Uganda Edition

Open Call: 2023 Tilga Art Fund Uganda Edition

Applications Closed

Tilga Art Fund is now accepting applications from artists between the ages of 18 and 30 working and living in Uganda, or of Ugandan descent. Applicants are invited to submit proposals as individuals or as a group across a variety of creative disciplines that include photography, painting, sculpture, illustration or multidisciplinary arts. The grant is intended to support early career artists in developing their practice through any project of their choosing.

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Event: Interwoven Histories

Event: Interwoven Histories

Tunji Adeniyi-Jones in Conversation with Victor Ehikhamenor, Gbolahan Ayoola, and Temitayo Ogunbiyi

Interwoven Histories is a convening of contemporary artists Victor Ehikhamenor, Gbolahan Ayoola, and curator and artist Temitayo Ogunbiyi facilitated by figurative painter Tunji Adeniyi-Jones. The event marks the conclusion of Adeniyi-Jones’ residency at G.A.S. Lagos, a period of research, exploration and introspection that has provided opportunities to connect with and draw inspiration from the burgeoning local arts and culture ecosystem.

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Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me? - A Performance by Tobi Onabolu

Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me? - A Performance by Tobi Onabolu

On Thursday, May 4, 2023, G.A.S. Foundation hosted Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me? , an immersive installation and performance by G.A.S. Fellow and  Farm House resident, Tobi Onabolu. With two showings of his performance, and an installation showing photography and poetry from the duration of his residency. Across video, photography, sound, poetry, and performance, this multimedia body of work interrogated the process of liberating the subconscious mind and the body from external forces of control. With the increasing imposition of digital technology, organized religion, hegemonic socio-economic systems, and cultural normativity on our minds and bodies; all of which are ubiquitous within our daily lived experiences, Tobi questioned what remains of the human's "natural instincts?” 

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