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We're Participating in 'Between Passion and Mission'

We're Participating in 'Between Passion and Mission'

On 20th May, Yinka Shonibare Foundation Managing Director, Belinda Holden, will be joining an exciting panel of speakers in Dusseldorf for Between Passion and Mission, an international symposium on the public relevance of privately funded art institutions hosted by Rhineland...

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Introducing the TURN2 Residencies

Introducing the 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...

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Watch Now: Legacies and New Beginnings

Watch Now: Legacies and New Beginnings

Rewatch the conversation between Yinka Shonibare CBE RA and Creative Director of CCA Lagos Oyindamola Fakeye that took place on 26th February 2022 at G.A.S. Lagos.

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My Practice After Guest Projects Digital 2021: Akwasi Bediako Afrane

My Practice After Guest Projects Digital 2021: Akwasi Bediako Afrane

In 2021 Akwasi Bediako Afrane received the Guest Projects Digital 2021 Artist in Focus Award, an opportunity to showcase his practice across the Guest Projects, Yinka Shonibare Foundation and G.A.S. Foundation digital channels. We caught up with him recently to find out more about...

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Join Us At The African Art In Venice Forum 2022

Join Us At The African Art In Venice Forum 2022

On 21st April, Yinka Shonibare Foundation Managing Director, Belinda Holden, will be joining an exciting panel of speakers in Venice to discuss the future and potential of artist-led programmes in Africa. 

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Hosting Ideas for Progress

Hosting Ideas for Progress

Yinka Shonibare CBE RA in Conversation with Mark Sealy OBE

⁠Throughout March 2022 University of the Arts London Colleges and Institutes open research and knowledge exchange to staff, students and the public. Hosting Ideas for Progress, sees Yinka Shonibare CBE RA in conversation with Director of Autograph ABP, Mark Sealy OBE.

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G.A.S. Lagos is Unveiled to a Local Audience

G.A.S. Lagos is Unveiled to a Local Audience

On 26th February we were finally able to unveil our new building in Lagos. The highlight of the day was a discussion between Yinka Shonibare CBE RA and Creative Director of CCA Lagos Oyindamola Fakeye.

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Joyful Celebrations in Ijebu Mark the Local Launch of G.A.S.

Joyful Celebrations in Ijebu Mark the Local Launch of G.A.S.

On 20th February we celebrated the local launch of our new residency space in Ijebu, Nigeria with guests from Lagos, dignitaries and villagers from Ikise.

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Residency Call Out: UAL Art for the Environment Residency Programme

Residency Call Out: UAL Art for the Environment Residency Programme

We are excited to announce a new call out in partnership with the University of the Arts London and Art for the Environment (AER) residency programme.

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We're Hiring: Residency & Project Coordinator

We're Hiring: Residency & Project Coordinator

Guest Artists Space (G.A.S.) Foundation is looking for a Residency and Project Coordinator. This is a truly exciting role for someone who is passionate about working, facilitating and contributing to the burgeoning creative and cultural sector in Nigeria.

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Winter Press Highlights

Winter Press Highlights

As the year draws to a close we wanted to share some of our press highlights from the last few months. The coverage spans everything from our exciting forthcoming launch of Guest Artists Space in Nigeria to our digital residency programme.

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Listen Now: In The Studio with Yinka Shonibare

Listen Now: In The Studio with Yinka Shonibare

As part of the In The Studio BBC World Service series reporter Nicola Humphries joins Yinka Shonibare CBE RA to discuss the Ecology Green Farm, the G.A.S. Foundation residency space located in Ijebu.

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