About Our Foundation

The Yinka Shonibare Foundation (YSF) was established in 2019 by the eminent British-Nigerian Artist Yinka Shonibare CBE RA , whose international multi-disciplinary practice explores colonialism and post-colonialism within the context of globalisation. The Yinka Shonibare Foundation is a UK registered charity dedicated to facilitating international cultural exchange and supporting creative practices through residencies, collaborations and education projects.
 

A Narrative: Raqs Media Collective's Time Spent in Nigeria

A Narrative: Raqs Media Collective's...

Across the autumn of 2022 and summer of 2023, Raqs Media Collective spent time across various...

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Alumni Update: Gareth Nyandoro

Alumni Update: Gareth Nyandoro

Only six months following his Tiwani-sponsored residency at G.A.S. Foundation, Gareth Nyandoro...

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March and April Residency Update

March and April Residency Update

In March G.A.S. Foundation welcomed the first two residents supported through a new partnership...

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Open Call: 2024 Tilga Art Prize Nigeria Edition

Open Call: 2024 Tilga Art Prize...

G.A.S. Foundation has once again partnered with Tilga Art Prize to host the winner of the annual...

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How You Can Support Our Foundation

Your generous contributions support the Foundation’s distinctive interdisciplinary residencies, research, education programmes and public events.