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Meet AER Resident Mariam Hava Aslam

Meet AER Resident Mariam Hava Aslam

Mariam Hava Aslam, M:ARCH Architecture alumnus from Central Saint Martins is the first of two practicioners to be selected for the University of the Arts London (UAL) Art for the Environment residency at Guest Artists Space. The programme, set up by Professor Lucy Orta, provides UAL...

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Emma Prempeh Joins G.A.S. Lagos as the Inaugural Tiwani Contemporary Artist in Residence

Emma Prempeh Joins G.A.S. Lagos as the Inaugural Tiwani Contemporary Artist in Residence

Emma Prempeh's residency at G.A.S. Lagos starts this week. It is supported by Tiwani Contemporary through our Fellowship Platinum Partner donor package. She is Tiwani's inaugural Artist in Residence at G.A.S. and the gallery will present her most recent works at their Lagos...

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Looking Back At Our First Resident's Presentation

Looking Back At Our First Resident's Presentation

Last month we reached another exciting milestone with the completion of our first three residencies. The occasion was celebrated with a Resident's Presentation during which G.A.S. Fellowship recipients Femi Johnson and Uzor Ugoala, and TURN2 recipient Lynhan Balatbat-Helbock shared...

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Meet G.A.S. Fellowship Resident Ofem Ubi

Meet G.A.S. Fellowship Resident Ofem Ubi

Multidisciplinary Nigerian artist Ofem Ubi joins us this August after receiving the inaugural G.A.S. Fellowship. We asked him to tell us more about his practice and how he hopes the opportunity might shape future creative projects.

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Meet G.A.S. Fellowship Resident Femi Johnson

Meet G.A.S. Fellowship Resident Femi Johnson

Femi Johnson is a Director and Producer working in the fields of arts and culture and its future in the context of Digital Adoption moving into a web3.0 meta world. He is also one of the seven artists who received the G.A.S. Fellowship Award 2022, we asked for insight into how he has found...

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Meet G.A.S. Fellowship Resident Uzor Ugoala

Meet G.A.S. Fellowship Resident Uzor Ugoala

Uzor Ugoala is one of the seven artists selected for the inaugural G.A.S. Fellowship Award earlier this year. We spoke to him about his plans, aspirations and experience of the opportunity so far.

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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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Quarterly Press Highlights

Quarterly Press Highlights

As we enter the second half of the year we wanted to share some of our press highlights from the last four months. The coverage is an exciting mix of articles and news pieces reporting on the local launch of Guest Artists Space as well as an exclusive first look at the Farm House in Ijebu.

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Announcing the G.A.S. Fellowship Award Recipients

Announcing the G.A.S. Fellowship Award Recipients

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...

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Meet TURN2 Resident Lynhan Balatbat Helbock

Meet TURN2 Resident Lynhan Balatbat Helbock

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...

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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...

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Watch Now: Legacies and New Beginnings

Watch Now: Legacies and New Beginnings

Rewatch the conversation between Yinka Shonibare CBE RA and Creative Director of CCA Lagos Oyindamola Fakeye that took place on 26th February 2022 at G.A.S. Lagos.

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