Open Call

OPEN CALL for ARTISTS Round 49 October - December 2021

PILOTENKUECHE | international art program

No Funding
Leipzig, Germany


EXPECTATIONS Participating artists are expected to participate with the program objectives, to contribute to a collective enterprise, and be open to work with others. We organize two exhibitions in interesting venues, which are non obligatory, but they increase the artists visibility, would be sad not to take advantage of it.   APPLICATION PROCESS Who can apply? Artists from all artistic disciplines (installation, videoart, sculpture, electronic music, painting, drawing, performance, photography, net art etc.) are invited to send us an application. We are an indipendent, artist – run residency program with the aim to support artists and connect them to the city in the way that is unique to each artist. For to cover our expenses and to enable us to work, we have to charge a fee for participation. costs / participation fee: 1800 EUR* / 3 months

Number of Participants

The Studio space consists of: • one furnished up to 36m² large space per artist in our 465m² large communal loft hall including wifi and all side costs (water, underfloor heating, energy, kitchen, toilet etc.) • desk, little stroage space • depends on the work of the artists, but two walls to work on • large windows • approximately twelve artists per month working in the space • furnished shared tea kitchen with fridge, microwave, hotplate • Common area The Program activities are: • studio visits and open studio if the group is interested • contact to the local art szene, • organized museum tours, • scheduled art critiques, • published artists spotlight on each artist • professional install and exhibition pictures • two group exhibitions in interesting venues.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


October 04, 2021 - December 31, 2021


  • €1,800.00 program fee (one-time)


Co-Working, Individual Studio, Shared Studio


Apartment, Private Room


No meals

Public Programs

Community Engagement , Critique, Exhibition, Performances, Self-Directed, Visiting Professionals


Conceptual Art, Digital Media, Drawing, Illustration, Installation, Interdiscplinary Arts, Intervention, Land Art, Painting, Public Art, Sculpture, Sound Art, Video Art, Visual Arts


English, German

Program Description

CALL FOR ARTISTS PILOTENKUECHE | Leipzig, Germany October – December 2021 "PILOTENKUECHE" is an international art program based in Leipzig, Germany. The independent project is organized by artists with a transdisciplinary background. The program invites artists from around the world work in the fully remodeled space for a period of three months. Each accepted artist is offered a partial stipend, provided by ‘PILOTENKUECHE’. In a group of around twelve participants and two local artists, a stimulating dialogue becomes vital in fostering an independent position in one's work. We re looking for artists to participate in our program from October – December 2021. TERM: October – December 2021 DEADLINE: 31.12.2020

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