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I Hope Your Rambles have been Sweet, and your Reveries Spacious

I Hope Your Rambles have been Sweet, and your Reveries Spacious

In conclusion of the second week of CCA Lagos' institutional residency at G.A.S., Rosie Olang' hosted I Hope Your Rambles Have Been Sweet, and Your Reveries Spacious, a 3-hour workshop facilitated by Rosie Olang’ (⅓ of the I Continue to Continue collective). The...

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Guest Artists Space Foundation Announces a Transformative Donation from Still Earth Holdings to Support its Creative Programmes and Operations

Guest Artists Space Foundation Announces a Transformative Donation from Still Earth Holdings to Support its Creative Programmes and Operations

Guest Artists Space (G.A.S.) Foundation, an artist residency with sites in Lagos and Ijebu has announced its first Founding Patron following a transformative donation from Still Earth Holdings, a group of companies whose operations span the oil and gas, construction, and financial services...

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Quarterly Press Highlights

Quarterly Press Highlights

The Foundation and its projects have continued to generate both local and international interest since our last press update, with features secured in publications based in Europe, Africa and Asia. We've catalogued some of our favourite coverage from the first quarter of 2023 here, and...

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CCA in Residence at G.A.S.

CCA in Residence at G.A.S.

G.A.S. is hosting an organisational residency in partnership with the Center for Contemporary Art, Lagos (CCA) throughout the month of May. Over four weeks CCA will programme a series of themed events, workshops and salons within the G.A.S. Lagos building whilst three invited international...

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A new take on Multidisciplinary Residencies: G.A.S. Welcomes Economics Researchers From Stockholm School of Economics

A new take on Multidisciplinary Residencies: G.A.S. Welcomes Economics Researchers From Stockholm School of Economics

G.A.S. Lagos is pleased to welcome two talented economics researchers, Alexei Moore and Miranda Hagborg, who will be in residence from 2nd to 26th May 2023. Both researchers are completing their Masters in Economics at the Stockholm School of Economics, where they are recipients of the Yinka...

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Creative Entrepreneur and Cultural Curator Ugoma Ebilah Hosts an Exclusive Evening with Resident Artists at G.A.S. Foundation

Creative Entrepreneur and Cultural Curator Ugoma Ebilah Hosts an Exclusive Evening with Resident Artists at G.A.S. Foundation

On Sunday, 23rd April, distinguished guests and connoisseurs from Lagos’ buzzing arts ecosystem gathered at Guest Artists Space Foundation for an evening celebrating international creativity and culture. The special moment was generously organised and facilitated by creative entrepreneur,...

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Open Call: 2023 Tilga Art Fund Uganda Edition

Open Call: 2023 Tilga Art Fund Uganda Edition

Applications Closed

Tilga Art Fund is now accepting applications from artists between the ages of 18 and 30 working and living in Uganda, or of Ugandan descent. Applicants are invited to submit proposals as individuals or as a group across a variety of creative disciplines that include photography, painting,...

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Event: Interwoven Histories

Event: Interwoven Histories

Tunji Adeniyi-Jones in Conversation with Victor Ehikhamenor, Gbolahan Ayoola, and Temitayo Ogunbiyi

Interwoven Histories is a convening of contemporary artists Victor Ehikhamenor, Gbolahan Ayoola, and curator and artist Temitayo Ogunbiyi facilitated by figurative painter Tunji Adeniyi-Jones. The event marks the conclusion of Adeniyi-Jones’ residency at G.A.S. Lagos, a period of research,...

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Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me? - A Performance by Tobi Onabolu

Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me? - A Performance by Tobi Onabolu

On Thursday, May 4, 2023, G.A.S. Foundation hosted Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me? , an immersive installation and performance by G.A.S. Fellow and  Farm House resident, Tobi Onabolu. With two showings of his performance, and an installation showing photography and...

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Introducing Multidisciplinary Artist, Researcher and Guest Projects Digital Alumni, Chiizii

Introducing Multidisciplinary Artist, Researcher and Guest Projects Digital Alumni, Chiizii

Earlier this month we welcomed interdisciplinary artist, and Guest Projects Digital alumni Chiizii to Lagos. Her practice spans sculpture, digital, performance, photography, music, dance, and research. Through her work Chiizii investigates the role of art in preserving Igbo...

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Bridging Cultures Through Art: Laeïla Adjovi's Residency at G.A.S. Lagos

Bridging Cultures Through Art: Laeïla Adjovi's Residency at G.A.S. Lagos

We are thrilled to announce that Laeïla Adjovi, a Beninese-French multidisciplinary artist, has joined G.A.S. Foundation for a residency in Lagos, Nigeria, starting on the 5th of April 2023 until the 3rd of May 2023. Laeïla is a storyteller, photographer, visual artist, and researcher whose work...

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Third Spaces: Contemporary Placemaking With Nate Agbetu and Papa Omotayo

Third Spaces: Contemporary Placemaking With Nate Agbetu and Papa Omotayo

This April, Nate Agbetu hosted Third Spaces, an evening of knowledge exchange, social innovation, and networking at G.A.S. Lagos. Curated by current resident Nate Agbetu, Third Spaces collaboratively explored how we make spaces for culture. 

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