Big Give Residencies

Big Give Residencies

In November 2021 Yinka Shonibare Foundation joined the Big Give, the UK's biggest coordinated fundraising campaign to raise money for a new Fellowship Residency at G.A.S. Foundation for a UK-based African Diaspora artist and a curator. After successfully reaching our target we were able to raise enough funds to cover the cost of two 6-week fully catered residencies that came complete with flights, local travel and materials. 

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Digital Residency Recipient Chiizii Launches Her Archive Of Igbo Food Culture

Digital Residency Recipient Chiizii Launches Her Archive Of Igbo Food Culture

Artist and researcher Chiizii has used her digital residency to launch an interdisciplinary online research archive and multi-sited experiential teaching tool designed to educate and encourage conversation around pre and post-colonial Igbo diets.

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Digital Residency 2022: Chiizii

Digital Residency 2022: Chiizii

Artist and researcher Chiizii has launched an interdisciplinary online research archive and multi-sited experiential teaching tool designed to educate and encourage conversation around pre and post-colonial Igbo diets.

 

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Meet AER Resident Mariam Hava Aslam

Meet AER Resident Mariam Hava Aslam

Mariam Hava Aslam, M:ARCH Architecture alumnus from Central Saint Martins is the first of two practicioners to be selected for the University of the Arts London (UAL) Art for the Environment residency at Guest Artists Space. The programme, set up by Professor Lucy Orta, provides UAL graduates with the exceptional opportunity to apply for short residencies at internationally renowned host institutions to explore biodiversity, environmental sustainability, social economy and human rights. Mariam will be located at G.A.S. Lagos for the majority of her time with us but will also spend a week at the G.A.S. Farm House joining the first cohort of residents there.

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