OPEN CALL Pacific Leipzig

Open Call for artists living and working in Malaysia or Philippines for a Three-Months-Residency in Leipzig.

Residency Period: 01.11.22    –   31.01.23  

The application deadline is  30th April 2022.

You will receive a confirmation e-mail and the announcement by end of May 2022.

You can find also all the info here:

About LIA-Leipzig International Art Programme

LIA is a non-profit residency programme that fosters artists internationally by providing them with spacious studios and cultural support, as well as opportunities to experiment and exhibit at Spinnerei (f. 1884). Spinnerei was the biggest cotton-spinning mill in continental Europe. Today, it is well known as a 10 hectare centre for artistic production and sanctuary to over 120 art studios, galleries, art institutions. The residency programme cherishes cultural and artistic exchange within the local and an international artist community, encourages artist-in-residence to work closely together with LIA, and use the dynamic place and its surroundings to create works on site.

About Goethe-Institut

The Goethe-Institut is Germany’s international cultural institute and promotes cultural collaboration worldwide. It encourages the knowledge of the German language and conveys a comprehensive image of Germany by providing information about cultural, social and political life in the country. The cultural and educational programs of the institute encourage intercultural dialogue and enable cultural involvement. Focusing on shared artistic production, reception and reflection, the Goethe-Institut initiates and organizes projects which foster worldwide mobility of people working in arts and culture and strengthen cross-cultural networks from a global perspective.


LIA offers an 80 m2 furnished studio (incl. linen, towels, washing machine, internet). Please see as well as for further information of all services included.

In addition, the Goethe-Institut covers your international travel, gives you a monthly stipend of 1.000,00 € for living, insurance and material costs. The stipend also includes a group show in January 2023 during the Gallery Tours of the Spinnerei (, given your permission.

– The residency includes the participation and manufacturing of one etching motif at Atelier für Radierung Maria & Vlado Ondrej on site, learning techniques of etching in a one to one workshop.


Artist living and working in Malaysia or Philippines, English skills are obligatory. Please submit:
– a short text of no more than half a DIN A4 page about your motivation to come to Leipzig or a project plan
– 6 images of your work
– a CV with link to your website or social media-site
Your e-mail must not exceed 6 MB and has to be sent in one PDF file with the subject: Pacific-Leipzig open call Goethe-Institut to:,,

The application deadline is 30th April 2022. You will receive a confirmation e-mail and the announcement by end of May 2022.