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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We're Fundraising for New Fellowships

We're Fundraising for New Fellowships

One donation makes twice the impact as we join The Big Give Christmas Challenge to crowdfund for two new residencies at Guest Artists Space Foundation in Nigeria.

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Artist in Residence: Steloolive

Artist in Residence: Steloolive

From 1st to 27th November Guest Projects Digital will be revealing the process behind the realisation of Oracle Afronaut, an ambitious new work by internationally renowned Ghanian performance artist and Guest Projects Digital Artist in Residence, Steloolive.

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The Value of Artist Residencies

The Value of Artist Residencies

In response to the global Covid crisis of 2020 Guest Projects moved away from offering a physical project space, focusing instead on digitally enabling and supporting the creation of new works, trialling of ideas, creative programming and online community engagement. 

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The Impact of Artist Residencies

The Impact of Artist Residencies

In response to the global Covid crisis of 2020 Guest Projects moved away from offering a physical project space, focusing instead on digitally enabling and supporting the creation of new works, trialling of ideas, creative programming and online community engagement.

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Artist in Residence: Djofray Makumbu

Artist in Residence: Djofray Makumbu

From 4th to 30th October Guest Projects Digital is revealing intimate insights into the process and layered multidisciplinary practice of British Congolese artist Djofray Makumbu.

 

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Artist in Focus: Baff Akoto

Artist in Focus: Baff Akoto

From 20th September until 2nd October Guest Projects Digital is spotlighting the work of conceptual artist Baff Akoto across both the website and Guest Projects social channels as part of the 2021 programme. 

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Artist in Focus: Denyse Gawu-Mensah

Artist in Focus: Denyse Gawu-Mensah

From 6th September until 18th September Guest Projects Digital is spotlighting the work of Ghanaian artist Denyse Gawu-Mensah across both the website and Guest Projects social channels as part of the 2021 programme. 

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Artist in Focus: Akwasi Bediako Afrane

Artist in Focus: Akwasi Bediako Afrane

From 23rd August until 4th September Guest Projects Digital will be spotlighting the work of Ghanaian artist Akwasi Bediako Afrane across both the website and Guest Projects social channels as part of the 2021 programme. 

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Announcing Guest Projects Digital 2021

Announcing Guest Projects Digital 2021

The second edition of the digital artist residency programme returns with an exciting new cohort of creative practitioners from Africa and its Diaspora.

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Artist in Focus 2021: Ayanfe Olarinde

Artist in Focus 2021: Ayanfe Olarinde

We're excited to introduce our first Guest Projects Digital 2021 Artist in Focus Ayanfe Olarinde, a visual artist who uses scribble art and photography to create intricately detailed and multi-layered images. Her work explores and drives conversation around self-image, identity, social reality and mental health while probing popular culture and the inefficiencies of the government in contemporary society. Drawing from imperfections in her personal, continuous journey for acceptance, Olarinde’s engagement with the scribbling technique serves as a way to interrogate emotion while also exploring fluidity in form.

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Recipients of the TURN2 Residencies are Announced

Recipients of the TURN2 Residencies are Announced

Following an open call in March 2021 we are excited to finally be able to announce the recipients of the TURN2 Residencies. The fully funded programme provides living and working space and offers research opportunities for curators and cultural practitioners with curatorial experience of the African continent to either go to Berlin, or from Germany to Johannesburg, Lagos or Nairobi. 

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