Open Call for new “Pacific Leipzig” artist-scholarship of the Goethe-Institut

In 2020 starts the new cooperation project “Pacific-Leipzig” for artist scholarships

Open Call for a Three-Months-Residency in Leipzig by the Goethe-Institut in Southeast Asia & LIA for artists from the following states:

Residency Period I:
Malaysia, Myanmar, South of Vietnam: 2nd March to 31st May 2020

Residency Period II:
New Zealand, Thailand: 3rd August to 31st October 2020

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The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany. We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. We convey a comprehensive image of Germany by providing information about cultural, social and political life in Germany. This project is funded by the Goethe-Institut in South East Asia.

LIA offers an 80 m² furnished studio ( incl. linen, towels, washing machine, Internet) to live and work in. 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 May
(period I) and in September (period II) during the Gallery Tours of the Spinnerei (, given your permission.

How to apply- what are the requirements?

  • You are living and working in one of the countries listed above
  • please send a short text of no more than half a DIN A4 page about your motivation to come to Leipzig or a project plan as a pdf file
  • 6 images of your work, a CV, link to your web-site or social-media-site
  • There is NO registration fee to be paid!

Your e-mail must not exceed 6 MB and has to be sent in one piece with the subject matter below:

Subject: Pacific-Leipzig open call Goethe-Institut (compulsory in order to proceed)

Application deadline: 28th September 2019

You will receive one confirmation e-mail, the recipients of one stipend per country will be published by the end of October 2019.