Two weeks ago, the journalist Ms Thielmann from MDR KULTUR was at LIA and interviewed the artist Max Kornfiel (School of Visual Arts, New York City) and the founder of LIA, Anna-Louise Rolland. To listen to the programme, click here.…Continue readingLIA – MDR KULTUR Spezial

SVA and LIA Fellowship  Announcement  2023

The School of Visual Arts New York City and LIA – Leipzig International Art Programme would like to announce Hank Bathia and Nia del Pino being the 2023 fellows of our 13-year-old cooperation. They will join the programme from May…Continue readingSVA and LIA Fellowship  Announcement  2023

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’

Goethe-Institut Nordic Leipzig Open Call

Nordic-Leipzig Open Call The Goethe-Institut Dänemark and the Goethe-Institut Norwegen, in partnership with LIA-Leipzig International Art Programme, are inviting proposals from visual artists based in Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Scotland and Sweden who would like to take…Continue readingGoethe-Institut Nordic Leipzig Open Call

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)

LIA Annual Report 2021

Our LIA annual report about the exciting year 2021, click here to viewContinue readingLIA Annual Report 2021


The Goethe-Institut & LIA announces awardees of 2022 / 2023 The Goethe-Institut and LIA-Leipzig International Art Programme are pleased to announce the two artists from Malaysia and the Philippines that have been selected for a three-month residency at LIA for…Continue readingPACIFIC-LEIPZIG GRANT


Exhibition in Cyprus of former LIA artists The former LIA artistsNicolò Brezza (IT), Caroline H. Thon(DK), Christina Papakyariakou(CY) and Atli Bollason (IS) participated in LIA from August to October last year. Atli and Caroline had a fellowship by the Goethe-Institut…Continue readingLIA IN CYPRUS

Former LIA resident Lada Nakonechna in Leipzig

SELF COLONIZATION Self-colonization: a series of readings by Katia Badianova and Lada Nakonechna at Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig / MdbK In these series  called “Behind the Text: self-colonization”, the colonial relationship of Ukraine will be put in focus through excerpts taken from M. Khvileva “Ukraine or Malorossia?” and reflecting on Babi Yar, the atrocious event that in 1941,  saw more…Continue readingFormer LIA resident Lada Nakonechna in Leipzig

Mujeres en el Foco / Women in Focus

Our director and founder, Anna Louise Rolland joined the discussion at CAAC- Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporàneo in Sevilla, Spain.This conference is being held as part of the French EU Council to gather and reflect on the effective visibility of…Continue readingMujeres en el Foco / Women in Focus