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April Residency Update

April Residency Update

April proved to be the busiest month to date at Guest Artists Space Foundation. A total of five practitioners based across Benin, the UK and the US were hosted both in Lagos and the Farm House in Ijebu.

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Open Call: 2023 Tilga Art Fund Uganda Edition

Open Call: 2023 Tilga Art Fund Uganda Edition

Applications Closed

Tilga Art Fund is now accepting applications from artists between the ages of 18 and 30 working and living in Uganda, or of Ugandan descent. Applicants are invited to submit proposals as individuals or as a group across a variety of creative disciplines that include photography, painting,...

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We're Hiring: Fundraising Coordinator

We're Hiring: Fundraising Coordinator

Applications Closed

Yinka Shonibare Foundation is currently recruiting for a Fundraising Coordinator. This exciting new role will be focused on developing fundraising opportunities for two sister charities, Yinka Shonibare Foundation (Y.S.F.) London and Guest Artists Space (G.A.S.) Foundation, Lagos.

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March Residency Update

March Residency Update

In March Guest Artists Space Foundation welcomed artists Evan Ifekoya and Raymond Pinto to G.A.S. Lagos. The opportunities were initiated following a collaboration with Lagos Biennial who approached G.A.S. about hosting artists participating in the 2024 edition as a means of...

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Alumni Chiizii Presents Large Scale Collages at London's Queercircle

Alumni Chiizii Presents Large Scale Collages at London's Queercircle

Guest Projects Digital alumni Chiizii has collaborated with Queercircle, London to produce a new multimedia work that occupies the Queercircle library and reading room. The piece titled Ogoni 9 uncovers the often-forgotten history of a group of activists known collectively as the...

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John and Sue Picton on the History and Legacy of their Incomparable Archive

John and Sue Picton on the History and Legacy of their Incomparable Archive

In 2022 G.A.S. received a donation of a lifelong personal library collection from Professor John Picton and Sue Picton. Its scope includes the visual arts of Sub-Saharan Africa (sculpture, masquerade, textiles), publications dealing with history and archaeology (including Saharan rock...

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Quarterly Press Highlights

Quarterly Press Highlights

We managed to generate some incredible coverage of our International Launch with more exciting stories still to be published. Here is a taster of some of our favourite articles as we close off the year and look forward to more exciting projects in 2023.

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We're Hiring: Communications Assistant

We're Hiring: Communications Assistant

Applications Closed

Guest Artists Space Foundation is recruiting a full-time Communications Assistant. The purpose of the role is to provide key communications and administrative support to Guest Artists Space (G.A.S.) Foundation, Lagos. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the...

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Recap: The G.A.S. International Launch

Recap: The G.A.S. International Launch

Between the 2nd and 6th of November, we hosted the International Launch of Guest Artists Space Foundation in Nigeria. A group of gallery directors and cultural stakeholders were invited to participate in a dynamic programme of events that offered an insight into the vibrant...

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Announcing Belinda Kazeem-Kamiński as the Winner of the Africa/Diaspora Access ART X Prize 2022/23

Announcing Belinda Kazeem-Kamiński as the Winner of the Africa/Diaspora Access ART X Prize 2022/23

We are thrilled to present to announce Belinda Kazeem-Kamiński as the winner of the African/Diaspora Access ART X Prize 2022/23! Kazeem-Kamiński was presented with the opportunity at a press conference earlier today alongside the winner of the Nigerian Award, Dafe Oboro.

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Open Call: Access Art X Prize 2022/23

Open Call: Access Art X Prize 2022/23

Applications Closed

Applications are now open for the Access ART X Prize. The Prize awards early-career artists from Africa and its Diaspora with opportunities to develop their practices, with the intention of setting them up for the highest levels of success on the global stage. Formerly open only to...

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Digital Residency Recipient Chiizii Launches Her Archive Of Igbo Food Culture

Digital Residency Recipient Chiizii Launches Her Archive Of Igbo Food Culture

Artist and researcher Chiizii has used her digital residency to launch an interdisciplinary online research archive and multi-sited experiential teaching tool designed to educate and encourage conversation around pre and post-colonial Igbo diets.

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