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Re:assemblages

Re:assemblages

G.A.S. Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of Re:assemblages, a roaming body and multi-year cultural development programme designed to platform new, critical questions focused on the preservation and creative potential of African art libraries. This collaborative project was developed in response to the wealth of material housed in the G.A.S. Library and Picton Archive and its...

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Spelman College and AUC Art History + Curatorial Studies Collective Internships

Spelman College and AUC Art History + Curatorial Studies Collective Internships

G.A.S. Foundation is pleased to be partnering with Spelman College, and the Atlanta University Center Art History + Curatorial Studies Collective (AUC Collective) to facilitate internships for three of its student members. Future curators, art historians, museum professionals and artists are nurtured in this collective. Housed within the Department of Art & Visual Culture at Spelman...

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Tilga Art Fund Residencies

Tilga Art Fund Residencies

In May 2023 Yinka Shonibare Foundation and Guest Artists Space Foundation announced a new collaborative open call with Tilga Art Fund, a philanthropic initiative launched by our residency Patron, Wally Bakare, to foster criticality, broaden artistic practice and engage new and exciting modes of art-making among young contemporary African artists. The 2023 edition of the prize was...

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RCA BLK Residencies

RCA BLK Residencies

RCA BLK  aims to promote, improve and advance education by encouraging and supporting the practice of contemporary visual artists who identify as Black within the RCA’s wider community. They do so by fostering relationships with pre-enrolled students, current students as well as alumni. RCA BLK makes its impact on students' experience from the African diaspora and builds...

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Pro Helvetia Residencies

Pro Helvetia Residencies

The Swiss Arts Council promotes contemporary art and culture for national interest on behalf of the federal government. Its tasks, outlined in the Culture Promotion Act, are carried out independently. Active across disciplines except film, the council advocates for transdisciplinary artistic practices. It supports the creation and dissemination of Swiss art, fosters cultural exchange, provides...

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Independent Residencies at G.A.S.

Independent Residencies at G.A.S.

This segment spotlights individuals at G.A.S. who have independently taken the initiative to procure funding for a Nigerian residency experience. With varying motivations like a desire to connect with the African continent, or a specific curiosity about the residency program at G.A.S., our independent residency program has attracted individuals from the Nigerian and wider African...

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G.A.S. Fellowship Award 2023

G.A.S. Fellowship Award 2023

In July 2023, the open call for the second G.A.S. Fellowship Award was unveiled. This fully-supported opportunity welcomed emerging creative practitioners from diverse disciplines residing in the West African region. The 2023 edition specifically welcomed applications from emerging practitioners whose work is rooted in the realms of Materiality, Ecology, Food, Environment, and History in the...

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Barnes Foundation Residencies

Barnes Foundation Residencies

The Barnes Foundation, established in 1922, by Albert C. Barnes, is an art collection and educational institution whose mission is to promote the advancement of education and the appreciation of the fine arts and horticulture. Dr. Barnes, believed that art had the power to improve minds and transform lives. In line with The Barnes' value of ongoing learning  and career advancement,...

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Autograph Residencies

Autograph Residencies

Autograph, established in 1988, is at the forefront of championing artists who utilize photography and film to address pressing issues of race, representation, human rights, and social justice. In an exciting partnership, Autograph is now sponsoring residencies at the Guest Artists Space foundation, offering a platform for artists to explore their creativity and engage with vital societal...

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Art Exchange: Moving Image

Art Exchange: Moving Image

The Art Exchange: Moving Image programme is a collaborative and cross-cultural curatorial professional development and exhibition programme for early to mid-career visual arts curators from Sub-Saharan Africa working with moving image. The programme is supported by the British Council and organised by LUX, the UK agency for the support and promotion of artists working with moving image,...

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World Weather Network

World Weather Network

G.A.S. Foundation is thrilled to welcome Raqs Media Collective, a renowned group of artists who also research, curate, and write, as the Yinka Shonibare Foundation delegates for the World Weather Network project at our conceptual weather station on the 54-acre Ecology Green Farm in Ikiṣẹ, Nigeria. The World Weather Network is a visionary response to the climate crisis,...

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Stockholm School of Economics Residencies

Stockholm School of Economics Residencies

Stockholm School of Economics, SSE, is partnering with Yinka Shonibare and G.A.S. Foundation to grant thesis scholarships to students studying to gain their Master in Finance through the Yinka Shonibare Thesis Scholarship, which was launched in cooperation with Art Initiative and Misum, Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets. The scholarship gives SSE students the opportunity to do a field...

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