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Tiwani Contemporary Residencies

Tiwani Contemporary Residencies

Guest Artists Space Foundation began working collaboratively with Tiwani Contemporary in early 2022 following the opening of their new gallery space on Victoria Island in Lagos. The resulting opportunities are funded through our Fellowship Platinum Partner donor package, a giving level used directly to support three residency fellowship awards in Nigeria over a three-year period with a focus...

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Y.S.F. Joins the World Weather Network

Y.S.F. Joins the World Weather Network

We're excited to announce our participation in the World Weather Network, a ground-breaking alliance of 28 arts organisations from across the world formed in response to the global climate crisis.

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G.A.S. Fellowship Award 2022

G.A.S. Fellowship Award 2022

The call-out for the inaugural G.A.S. Fellowship Award was announced in February 2022 in tandem with the local launch of Guest Artists Space. The fully supported opportunity was open to emerging creative practitioners across all disciplines living within the West African region and initially offered three one-month residencies across our sites in Lagos and Ikise. The judging panel was...

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TURN2 Residencies

TURN2 Residencies

TURN2 is a programme developed by the German Federal Cultural Foundation to facilitate artistic co-creation between Germany and African countries. The TURN2 Residencies were devised to facilitate research for emerging curators and cultural practitioners with curatorial experience based in Germany and on the African continent with ambitions to make them the starting point for...

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University of the Arts London Art for the Environment (AER) Residencies

University of the Arts London Art for the Environment (AER) Residencies

In February 2022 we announced a new call out in partnership with the University of the Arts London (UAL) and Art for the Environment (AER). The programme, set up by Professor Lucy Orta, provides UAL graduates with the opportunity to apply for a two to four-week fully funded residency at one of their internationally renowned host institutions, to explore concerns that define...

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Guest Projects Digital 2021

Guest Projects Digital 2021

After successfully launching in Spring 2020 Guest Projects Digital, the digital artist residency programme borne out of Shonibare Studio’s long-standing physical residency scheme, returns for a second season on 9th August 2021. A collaborative venture with Guests Artists Space Foundation, the 2021 edition is generously supported by the British Council SSA Arts Digital Catalyst Fund.

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