Deutsche Bank Pacific Fellowship

Call for visual artists from Indonesia & Singapore for a three-months-artist in re-sidency stay in Leipzig (Germany) 1st November 2021 to 28th January 2022 –About Deutsche Bank and Contemporary ArtWith its commitment to contemporary art, Deutsche Bank has set standards worldwide—whether with its art holdings, one of the world’s most important collections of contemporary works on paper and photographs, with its international exhibition program, or with the Palais Populaire, its forum for art, culture, and sports in the heart of Berlin. For many years the bank has also been present at selec-ted art fairs such as Frieze London and New York, and since 2019 at Frieze Los Angeles.

About LIA-Leipzig International Art Programme LIA is a 14 year old non-profit residency programme having supported over 400 artists from 40 na-tions internationally by providing them with spacious studios and cultural support, as well as oppor-tunities to experiment and exhibit at the Spinnerei Leipzig, a former cotton mill founded in 1884 and once the largest cotton mill on the European continent. Today, it is internationally known as a 10 hectare centre for artistic production and sanctuary to over 120 art studios, galleries, and art in-stitutions. The residency programme creates cultural and artistic exchange within the local and an international artist community, encourages artist-in-residence to cooperate closely with LIA, and use the dynamic place and its surroundings to create works on site. LIA focuses on being a place for experiment and learning within an international and local art community. The founder of LIA, Anna-Louise Rolland, states, !at LIA, we believe that moving outside of our comfort zone leads tonew perspectives opening up. International visual artists working together with professionals of all fields in the arts, leaving their comfort zone, leads to new approaches being developed and new kinds of artistic exchanges taking place”.


LIA offers an 80 m2 furnished studio (incl. linen, towels, washing machine, internet).

Please see For this call no application fee is applica-ble. Please find our report 2020 published here: addition, your international travel (economy flight) will be reimbursed as well as a monthly sti-pend of 1.000,00 € will be granted for living, insurance and material costs starting with your arrival. The stipend also includes a group show in January 2022 during the Gallery Tours of the Spinnerei/ Spinnerei Winterrundgang (, given your permission. The fellowship also includes the participation in an international etching symposia at Atelier für Radierung Maria and Vlado Ondrej ( There will be a final report as form of docu-mentation as online version as well as printed matter published for 2021 including your residency exchange.


The call addresses artists living and working in Indonesia or Singapore;

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 matter of your e-mail saying: Deutsche Bank open call to: Nicolò Brezza <> The application deadline is 11th June 2021. You will receive a confirmation e-mail within four days, please check. The final recipient will be announced by around mid June 2021 after the jury meeting of institutional art professionals in Germany.