Event: Art and Research Workshop

Event: Art and Research Workshop

G.A.S. Fellowship Award recipient and current resident Amanda Iheme invited research-orientated practitioners to apply for a research workshop. Open to archivists, researchers, curators and creatives, the session provided participants with an opportunity to engage with select titles from the G.A.S. Library and Picton Archive in a supportive and collaborative environment. 




The opening session covered research methodology, after which participants received an overview of the G.A.S. Library and Picton Archive, including instructions on world-standard library use practices. After a dedicated reading session, participants shared research findings, and joint discussions enabled them to cross-pollinate ideas. Each attendee had access to a curated selection of titles as a means to enrich their creative and research practices by grounding them in historical contexts, techniques, and processes that are culturally authentic and resonant with the nuanced histories of Africa. 







Event Details
Title: Art and Research Workshop
Apply by: 26th April 2024
Event Date: 2nd May 2024
Time: 11:00 am - 4:00pm 
Venue: G.A.S. Foundation, 9b, Hakeem Dickson Drive, off TF Kuboye Road, Oniru, Lagos.


About Amanda Iheme

Amanda Iheme is an architecture photographer living and working in Lagos, Nigeria. Her works are focused on documenting and preserving Nigeria’s architectural heritage and the celebration of its design, history, and culture. Amanda Iheme has been featured in articles for Aesthetica, ArtDaily and ARTnews. The most recent article is Lagos, Glimpsed from Seven Vantages written for The New Yorker in September 2023. Her work has been exhibited in group shows around the world including Museum of Modern Art - New Photography 2023; The Way of Life, SMO Contemporary - Dis Lagos Life; The Way of Life, ArtX Lagos Curated Projects (2019) - This is Lagos; Government House, Lagos Photo Festival - Time Has Gone; The Way of Life (2018), Tiwan Tiwa; Casa De Fernandez from The Way of Life (2018),  

She has published writing in The Irin Journal - The Lagos Issue, in October 2019, and The World of Interiors, in April 2022.


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