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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 graduates with the exceptional opportunity to apply for short residencies at internationally renowned host...

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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 venue on Victoria Island between the 8th of September and the 28th of October 2022.

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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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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 offered three one-month residencies across our sites in Lagos and Ikise. The judging panel was...

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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 practice and her hopes for the trip.

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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 in Germany and on the African continent with ambitions to make them the starting point for...

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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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Artist in Focus: Baff Akoto

Artist in Focus: Baff Akoto

From 20th September until 2nd October Guest Projects Digital is spotlighting the work of conceptual artist Baff Akoto across both the website and Guest Projects social channels as part of the 2021 programme. 

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