About Our Foundation

Guest Artists Space (G.A.S.) Foundation is a Nigerian non-profit founded in 2019 by Yinka Shonibare CBE RA and an esteemed board of Directors. It delivers residencies and public programmes across two sites located in Lagos and Ijebu. The multi-use live/work spaces host multidisciplinary artists, researchers and curators from all over the world in awarded residencies for up to three months.

 

The Foundation’s mission is underpinned by an ethos that strives to create a platform for creative and career development and knowledge exchange.

Lagos-Based Annotations Research Associate Programme Unpacks Pan African Festivals Through the G.A.S. Library and Picton Archive

Lagos-Based Annotations Research...

The Annotations research associateship is a 7-week long programme designed to explore African art...

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A Narrative: Raqs Media Collective's Time Spent in Nigeria

A Narrative: Raqs Media Collective's...

Across the autumn of 2022 and summer of 2023, Raqs Media Collective spent time across various...

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G.A.S. Foundation Launches Archival Research Internships in Partnership with AUC Collective and Spelman College

G.A.S. Foundation Launches Archival...

G.A.S. Foundation is pleased to partner with Spelman College, and the Atlanta University Center...

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May Library Update

May Library Update

In just two years, the G.A.S. Library and Picton Archive has grown into a rich collection of...

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How You Can Support Our Foundation

Your generous contributions support the Foundation’s distinctive interdisciplinary residencies, research, education programmes and public events.