Yinka Shonibare CBE: Guest Artists Space, Lagos
Wind Sculpture VI, Ndubuisi Kanu Park in Ikeja, Lagos. Image credit - Mujib Waziri
Yinka Shonibare CBE has announced a new artist residency opening in Lagos in 2021. Guest Artists Space (G.A.S.) in Lagos will complement Shonibare’s London creative hub, Guest Projects, which supports regular artist residencies as well as food-centred events at The Artist Dining Room.
G.A.S. in Lagos will offer artists three month residencies and seeks to provide opportunities for exchange between established and emerging artists. The space will also create links between Nigerian and African artists and the international creative community, in particular amplifying the enormous creative energy demonstrated in Lagos at events such as Lagos X.
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