Yinka Shonibare Foundation
Guest Projects Digital
Hosted by G.A.S. Lagos in conjunction with Vleeshal Center for Contemporary Art, On Play is the last phase of a long-term collaboration between artist, curator and G.A.S. trustee Temitayo Ogunbiyi and Vleeshal's nomadic curators Nomaduma Rosa Masilela and Thiago de Paula Souza.
G.A.S. Foundation is pleased to invite you to an artist talk with our current resident, Leo Robinson, a Glasgow-based multimedia artist. During the discursive event, Leo will discuss his work from the last two years through the framework of imaginary cultures and rituals, and ways in which new narratives can function as resistance against displacement and repression/oppression.
In the world of endangered archives, the challenges are as diverse as the records themselves. In late October, Karl Ohiri (one half of Lagos Studio Archives) and founder of Archivi.ng Fu'ad Lawal co-hosted an engaging talk and open discussion centred around two ambitious archiving initiatives dedicated to preserving Nigeria's rich cultural heritage. This event shed light on the impact of Lagos Studio Archives Projects and Archivi.ng, encouraging us to reflect on the vital importance of safeguarding cultural history for both current and future generations.
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 insights on harnessing writing as a potent tool to sharpen artistic vision, and shared tips and tricks for navigating application processes.
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 cities and their inhabitants. His expertise in trade, commerce, and marketplace dynamics has paved the way for unique artistic expressions, merging abstraction with the intricate details of human figures.
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