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The Politics of Fabrics

The Politics of Fabrics

An exhibition of new work by Samuel Nnorom

The Politics of Fabrics brings together a new body of work developed by artist Samuel Nnorom during his residency at Guest Artists Space Foundation. The sculptural pieces, created almost entirely from pre-owned garments, include an ambitious 25ft site-specific intervention that will be hung on...

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Meet Our Inaugural Goodman Gallery Resident Nolan Oswald Dennis

Meet Our Inaugural Goodman Gallery Resident Nolan Oswald Dennis

Nolan Oswald Dennis is a para-disciplinary artist based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Their practice primarily explores ‘a black consciousness of space’ focusing on the material and metaphysical conditions of decolonisation whilst questioning histories of space and...

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Meet G.A.S. Fellowship Resident Samuel Nnorom

Meet G.A.S. Fellowship Resident Samuel Nnorom

Our newest G.A.S. Fellowship resident Samuel Nnorom had a busy year in 2022 showing his work extensively in Nigeria at Kó Gallery, Alexis Galleries, and ART X Lagos as well as further afield at AKAA Art Fair in France. 2023 looks set to be an equally exciting year for the...

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Our Final TURN2 Resident Dr Mahret Ifeoma Kupka Arrives In Lagos

Our Final TURN2 Resident Dr Mahret Ifeoma Kupka Arrives In Lagos

On 2nd January Dr Mahret Ifeoma Kupka landed in Lagos under a harmattan sky ready to embark on her long-anticipated two-month residency at G.A.S. Lagos. She is the final Germany-based curator to join us as part of the TURN2 Programme. The initiative, developed by the German Federal Cultural...

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Celebrating Our 2022 Residents

Celebrating Our 2022 Residents

As we launch our 2023 programme, we wanted to take the opportunity to thank the incredible residents whose commitment and enthusiastic participation lie at the heart of everything we've been able to achieve in our inaugural year. ⁠Their drive, energy, ambition, and ideas continue to...

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Event Recap: Queering the Subversive Dye

Event Recap: Queering the Subversive Dye

Queering the Subversive Dye: Thoughts on Textile and Gender was the second event in a two-part series hosted by Miriam Bettin to mark the end of her residency at G.A.S. The event revolved around a conversation with Matthew Blaise, Dolapo Osunsina, Adebayo Quadry-Adekanbi, Zee and Adeju...

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Quarterly Press Highlights

Quarterly Press Highlights

We managed to generate some incredible coverage of our International Launch with more exciting stories still to be published. Here is a taster of some of our favourite articles as we close off the year and look forward to more exciting projects in 2023.

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Exhibition Recap: Aso là ´nkí, kí a tó ki ènìyàn – We greet the cloth before we greet its wearer

Exhibition Recap: Aso là ´nkí, kí a tó ki ènìyàn – We greet the cloth before we greet its wearer

To conclude her residency at G.A.S. curator Miriam Bettin hosted the first exhibition at the G.A.S. Farm House in Ikise, designed by Papa Omotayo. The show brought together artists and designers whose work with textiles emphasises the fluid, transformative, anti-colonial,...

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Exhibition: Artefacts (Re)connecting … Can you sense them?

Exhibition: Artefacts (Re)connecting … Can you sense them?

Coordinated by Sarafadeen Bello

Artefacts (Re)connecting … Can you sense them? is an exhibition coordinated by Sarafadeen Bello to conclude his residency at G.A.S. Lagos. The mixed media Installation is a visual summary of the experiences and work created by Bello during this period. It questions the state of...

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We're Hiring: Communications Assistant

We're Hiring: Communications Assistant

Applications Closed

Guest Artists Space Foundation is recruiting a full-time Communications Assistant. The purpose of the role is to provide key communications and administrative support to Guest Artists Space (G.A.S.) Foundation, Lagos. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the...

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Project Recap: Apocalypse Pantry

Project Recap: Apocalypse Pantry

Apocalypse Pantry, is a collaborative project between Mariam Hava Aslam, Tushar Hathiramani and hFACTOR. It is a speculation where perishable crops are made into chutneys and pickles as one way of addressing the precarity of food insecurity. Displayed on an adapted Mai Ruwa cart, it...

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Recap: The G.A.S. International Launch

Recap: The G.A.S. International Launch

Between the 2nd and 6th of November, we hosted the International Launch of Guest Artists Space Foundation in Nigeria. A group of gallery directors and cultural stakeholders were invited to participate in a dynamic programme of events that offered an insight into the vibrant...

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