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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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My Practice After Guest Projects Digital 2021: Akwasi Bediako Afrane

My Practice After Guest Projects Digital 2021: Akwasi Bediako Afrane

In 2021 Akwasi Bediako Afrane received the Guest Projects Digital 2021 Artist in Focus Award, an opportunity to showcase his practice across the Guest Projects, Yinka Shonibare Foundation and G.A.S. Foundation digital channels. We caught up with him recently to find out more about...

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Hosting Ideas for Progress

Hosting Ideas for Progress

Yinka Shonibare CBE RA in Conversation with Mark Sealy OBE

⁠Throughout March 2022 University of the Arts London Colleges and Institutes open research and knowledge exchange to staff, students and the public. Hosting Ideas for Progress, sees Yinka Shonibare CBE RA in conversation with Director of Autograph ABP, Mark Sealy OBE.

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G.A.S. Lagos is Unveiled to a Local Audience

G.A.S. Lagos is Unveiled to a Local Audience

On 26th February we were finally able to unveil our new building in Lagos. The highlight of the day was a discussion between Yinka Shonibare CBE RA and Creative Director of CCA Lagos Oyindamola Fakeye.

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Joyful Celebrations in Ijebu Mark the Local Launch of G.A.S.

Joyful Celebrations in Ijebu Mark the Local Launch of G.A.S.

On 20th February we celebrated the local launch of our new residency space in Ijebu, Nigeria with guests from Lagos, dignitaries and villagers from Ikise.

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Apply Now: G.A.S. Fellowship Award 2022

Apply Now: G.A.S. Fellowship Award 2022

Applications Closed

In tandem with the launch of our international artist residency programme in Nigeria, Guest Artist Space (G.A.S.) and Yinka Shonibare Foundation are delighted to announce a call out for the inaugural G.A.S. Fellowship Awards.

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Residency Call Out: UAL Art for the Environment Residency Programme

Residency Call Out: UAL Art for the Environment Residency Programme

Applications Closed

We are excited to announce a new call out in partnership with the University of the Arts London and Art for the Environment (AER) residency programme.

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We're Hiring: Residency & Project Coordinator

We're Hiring: Residency & Project Coordinator

Applications Closed

Guest Artists Space (G.A.S.) Foundation is looking for a Residency and Project Coordinator. This is a truly exciting role for someone who is passionate about working, facilitating and contributing to the burgeoning creative and cultural sector in Nigeria.

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Listen Now: In The Studio with Yinka Shonibare

Listen Now: In The Studio with Yinka Shonibare

As part of the In The Studio BBC World Service series reporter Nicola Humphries joins Yinka Shonibare CBE RA to discuss the Ecology Green Farm, the G.A.S. Foundation residency space located in Ijebu.

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We're Fundraising for New Fellowships

We're Fundraising for New Fellowships

One donation makes twice the impact as we join The Big Give Christmas Challenge to crowdfund for two new residencies at Guest Artists Space Foundation in Nigeria.

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Artist in Residence: Steloolive

Artist in Residence: Steloolive

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.

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Artist in Residence: Djofray Makumbu

Artist in Residence: Djofray Makumbu

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.  

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