News and Opportunities

 

Our core digital artist residency programme runs annually with selection taking place in spring followed by a launch in late summer. It is underpinned by an evolving roster of opportunities aimed at engaging and supporting artists, curators, researchers, designers or otherwise working within the creative fields. All upcoming open calls can be found on this page. If you are interested in discussing potential projects that sit outside of what we currently offer please get in touch by emailing info@guestprojects.com

Open Call: Access ART X Prize 2023

Open Call: Access ART X Prize 2023

Applications Closed

We are pleased to announce that the Access ART X Prize 2023, an annual award for emerging artists in Africa and its diaspora, is now open for applications. Guest Artists Space Foundation will once again be hosting one of the winners in Lagos for a three-month residency in the lead-up to the 2024 edition of the fair. The Access ART X Prize awards early-career artists from Africa and...

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We're Hiring: Managing Director at G.A.S. Foundation

We're Hiring: Managing Director at G.A.S. Foundation

Applications Open

Guest Artists Space Foundation (G.A.S.) is currently seeking a dedicated and passionate individual to fill the role of Managing Director to be based full time at Guest Artists Space Foundation in Lagos, Nigeria. This unique opportunity is perfect for someone who truly embraces the creative and cultural sector in Nigeria and is eager to make a substantial impact. As the Managing Director, you...

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Open Call - Art Exchange: Moving Image

Open Call - Art Exchange: Moving Image

Applications Closed

We’re excited to announce the open call for the Art Exchange: Moving Image programme, a collaborative and cross-cultural curatorial professional development and exhibition programme for early to mid-career visual arts curators from Sub-Saharan Africa working with moving image. The programme is supported by the British Council and organised by LUX, the UK agency for the support and...

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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, sculpture, illustration or multidisciplinary arts. The grant is intended to support early career artists...

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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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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 Ogoni Nine who were killed by the Nigerian government after protesting the exploitation and...

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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 production of digital content and delivering our digital and social media strategy under the...

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You're Invited to 'Calling your Body to attention'

You're Invited to 'Calling your Body to attention'

Calling the Body to attention, is former Guest Projects Digital Resident Yewande YoYo Odunubi’s first solo exhibition. It is a gesture towards (re)centring and (re)claiming the body as an embodied site of archive, communication and imaginings. Sitting on a moment of pause, it reflects on what might constitute a poetics of the body, and the role movement performs as a process and language...

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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 Nigerian emerging artists, The 2022/3 edition has evolved to include an additional award in...

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Self, Movement and Memory: Hannah Marsh in Conversation with Baff Akoto

Self, Movement and Memory: Hannah Marsh in Conversation with Baff Akoto

Tate Curatorial Assistant Hannah Marsh joins Baff Akoto for a conversation exploring themes of self, movement and memory in the context of migration and identity; concepts that are critical to both their practices.

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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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Announcing Chiizii as the Recipient of our Digital Research Residency

Announcing Chiizii as the Recipient of our Digital Research Residency

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...

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