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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.
As we enter the second half of the year we wanted to share some of our press highlights from the last four months. The coverage is an exciting mix of articles and news pieces reporting on the local launch of Guest Artists Space as well as an exclusive first look at the Farm House in Ijebu.
Guest Projects Digital is excited to announce Chiizii as the recipient of a new pilot Digital Research Residency. The initiative was conceived with the intention of providing an emerging, UK based African and/or Caribbean diaspora curator or artist, with an opportunity to lead a collaborative research project investigating the intersection of art and design, ecology and food or migration and...
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.
It is with great pleasure...
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 Independent.
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...
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.
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 the developments in his professional career since working with us.
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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