Yinka Shonibare Foundation
Guest Projects Digital
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...
The first TURN2 resident to arrive in Lagos is Berlin based Lynhan Balatbat Helbock, a curator and researcher at SAVVY Contemporary, where she is part of the participatory archive project Colonial Neighbours. Ahead of her residency, which commences in May 2022, Lynhan discusses her practice and her hopes for the trip.
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...
From 1st to 27th November Guest Projects Digital will be revealing the process behind the realisation of Oracle Afronaut, an ambitious new work by internationally renowned Ghanian performance artist and Guest Projects Digital Artist in Residence, Steloolive.
From 4th to 30th October Guest Projects Digital is revealing intimate insights into the process and layered multidisciplinary practice of British Congolese artist Djofray Makumbu.
From 20th September until 2nd October Guest Projects Digital is spotlighting the work of conceptual artist Baff Akoto across both the website and Guest Projects social channels as part of the 2021 programme.
From 6th September until 18th September Guest Projects Digital is spotlighting the work of Ghanaian artist Denyse Gawu-Mensah across both the website and Guest Projects social channels as part of the 2021 programme.
From 23rd August until 4th September Guest Projects Digital will be spotlighting the work of Ghanaian artist Akwasi Bediako Afrane across both the website and Guest Projects social channels as part of the 2021 programme.
The second edition of the digital artist residency programme returns with an exciting new cohort of creative practitioners from Africa and its Diaspora.
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