“The Yinka Shonibare Foundation’s vision is to foster cultural exchange between Africa and the rest of the world by facilitating and engaging in multi-disciplinary dialogue and research.”

Yinka Shonibare CBE

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Phillips’ 15th Dec ‘New Now’ Auction Features 10 Works to Benefit Y.S.F. & G.A.S.

Phillips’ 15th Dec ‘New Now’ Auction Features 10 Works to Benefit Y.S.F. & G.A.S.

Phillips has partnered with the Yinka Shonibare Foundation to offer a selection of fundraising works in the London ‘New Now’ auction on 15 December.

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THANK YOU FOR THE SUPPORT

THANK YOU FOR THE SUPPORT

We are thrilled to announce that the Yinka Shonibare Foundation, with support from Gasworks and the Triangle Network, has been awarded funding by the London Community Response Fund, administered by City Bridge Trust, the City of London Corporation’s charitable funder, to support artists to develop new work via Guest Projects Digital from June - October 2020. 

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Artists Open Call

Artists Open Call

This first residency calls out is for collaborations between artists and curators, in particular, those of African descent living and working in London, UK and Lagos, Nigeria.

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Black lives matter, structures matter

Black lives matter, structures matter

The Yinka Shonibare Foundation would like to express its sincere condolences to the family of George Floyd and everyone effected by his brutal murder.

The Yinka Shonibare Foundation will continue to work to address the fundamental structural inequalities that culminated in the death of Mr. Floyd and many more, as a result of racial violence and economic inequities.

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The artist, Yinka Shonibare CBE, talks to the architect Elsie Owusu about his ambitious and challenging project in Nigeria where he is building two residential centres for cultural exchange and research.

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