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 sector. 

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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 for the first time are including a piece generated by G.A.S. Foundation alumni which demonstrates beautifully the potential impact that a residency can offer.

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April Residency Update

April Residency Update

April proved to be the busiest month to date at Guest Artists Space Foundation. A total of five practitioners based across Benin, the UK and the US were hosted both in Lagos and the Farm House in Ijebu.

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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 artists are hosted in the resident quarters.

The collaboration highlights our joint commitment to cross-organisational partnerships within Nigeria’s arts ecosystem and will allow for the sharing of resources and expertise whilst fostering impactful experiences, vital dialogues and increased opportunities that aim to foreground the local community.

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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 Shonibare Thesis Scholarship, launched in cooperation with Art Initiative and Misum, Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets. The scholarship gives SSE students the opportunity to do a field study on-site in Nigeria.

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