Open Studios for the new round of residents! 23 February, 2024 from 5 – 8 pm With an artist talk at 6 pm by Mahmoud Talaat (Egypt). Please join us for the first viewing of the February through April residents’…Continue readingOPEN STUDIOS


NEW open studios for this season 20 October from 5 pm till 8 pm Presented artistsHank Bhatia (USA)Jack Wotton (Australia)Nia Del Pino (USA)Yoshie Kuroda (Japan)Yuki Watanabe (Japan) We thank our main partner BMW for the support and SVA NYC and…Continue readingOPEN STUDIOS


LIA celebrating sister city partnership with Brno & Ho Chi Minh City this summer at archiv massiv SHOW MURMURATION We are celebrating 50 years of sister city partnership Brno & Leipzig with Helana Ticháčková as well as a bilateral exchange between the new partners…Continue readingSAVE THE DATE

LIA in Johannesburg

On 15 April, The Centre for the Less Good Idea will host African Leipzig, an exhibition of etchings at The Less Good Lounge, Arts on Main, Johannesburg.  The exhibition, which features 20 etchings made by artists across Africa and Germany,…Continue readingLIA in Johannesburg

Winter Gallery Tour

Elevators have windows too. Thanks to the generous support of the Goethe-Institut, the Centre for the Less Good Idea, David Krut Projects, the Federal Foreign Office of Germany, Landes Kultur GmbH Oberösterreich and the Sydney College of the Arts; artists…Continue readingWinter Gallery Tour

LIA in Ho Chi Minh City

Pacific-Leipzig From 2020-2022, fifteen exceptional artists from Southeast Asia and New Zealand participated in a three-month residency program in Leipzig. The fellowship „Pacific-Leipzig“ was initiated by the Goethe-Institut network in Southeast Asia in collaboration with Leipzig International Art Programme (LIA).…Continue readingLIA in Ho Chi Minh City

Open Studio “The Last Soup”

It’s time to say goodbye to this round and what better way to do it than with an open studio?This Friday the artists open their studio doors to talk about their work with you and invite you to have the…Continue readingOpen Studio “The Last Soup”


Please feel cordially invited to “Emo-Scapes: The Space in Between” taking place during the Autumn Gallery Tour at the Spinnerei Leipzig. Our current artists in residency are Katherine Bull (Cape Town), Freshwoyen Endrias Feyissa (Addis Abeba) fostered by the city…Continue readingAUTUMN GALLERY TOUR-RUNDGANG  17th/18th September

LIA Summer Show ‘Time, Passage and Art bending’

We would love to invite you to our Summer Show at archiv massiv in the Spinnerei Leipzig. ‘Time, Passage and Art bending’ emerged from a discussion process among our five artists, whose common experience is their time in Leipzig. This…Continue readingLIA Summer Show ‘Time, Passage and Art bending’

LIA at documenta 15 with Goethe-Institut fellow Tuan Mami (Vietnam)

Goethe-Institut Vietnam fellow and current LIA artist in residency Tuan Mami will take part in the lumbung – documenta fifteen. Tuan Mami is an artist of the Nhà Sàn Collective and cordially invites the public to visit his Vietnamese garden…Continue readingLIA at documenta 15 with Goethe-Institut fellow Tuan Mami (Vietnam)