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Activities: MDR and Mashup V

During the first week of the 35th round, we had an interview with MDR for their documentary about Franz-Fleming-Straße’s burgeoning art scene. The documentary focuses on the new ateliers and galleries in Leutzsch, including projects such as Molina Ghosh’s Mashup, Pilotenkueche, ff15, and interviews with artists.

We attended the opening for Mashup V, the fifth show in Leipzig-based artist and curator Molina Ghosh‘s “Mashup” series. Mashup is an ongoing series of group exhibitions curated by Molina, featuring unknown “no-name” artists alongside known “name” artists. The current show is located in the basement of our studio building and will be open until May 19. We hope to further extend the collaboration in the future!

All photos by PK

MDR Documentary
Molina Ghosh
Gallerie ff15

Artists participating in Mashup V
Eva Howitz
Edgar Leciejewski
Frank Moll
Anna Nero
Juliana Ortiz
Oskar Rink
Nadin M. Rüfenacht
Rigo Schmidt
Max Schneider
Markus Uhr
Stefan Vogel
Jaochim Weischer
Matthias Weischer
Minor Alexander
Tilo Baumgartel
Zora Berweger
Nina K Doege
Rayk Goetze
Henriette Grahnert
Stefan Guggisberg
Katrin Heichel
Julius Heinemann
Tobias Hild
Franziska Holstein

Guest Visit: TV ORF and Class Visit // 25.10.17

Last week we had two visiting groups at our studios. We had the opportunity to be caught on camera: Joined in conversation by director Alfred Weidinger of the MdbK, we were recorded and filmed by the TV Chanel ORF!



We also had the chance to speak to a class of pupils, accompanied by the Leipzig based painter Marlet Heckhoff. Thank you for visiting us!



PILOTENKUECHE is pleased to integrate members of the broader Leipzig community into our agenda. For tours and visits, please contact

Marlet Heckhoff


We would like to share an article from Leipzig’s local paper LVZ, in which Martin Holz discusses the history and development of PILOTENKUECHE, the promotion of young international artists, and the newer component dubbed “Local Participants Program.”

Here you can read the article online. PILOTENKUECHE is pleased to give interviews, tours and visits to the broader Leipzig community. For tours and visits, please contact 

Martin Holz (Mixed Media, Painting, Installation, Sound; Author; Leipzig, Germany)


Finding Refuge: David Dunne discusses PILOTENKUECHE

We would like to share an article from this summer’s edition of the Irish paper The Visual Artists’ News Sheet, in which David Dunne of the 29th round shares his experience throughout the residency program and his impressions of Leipzig, as well as the city’s historic context and it’s vibrant art community.

PILOTENKUECHE is pleased to give interviews, tours and visits to the broader Leipzig or international community. For tours and visits, please contact

David Dunne (Installation, Mixed Media; Ireland)
The Visual Artists News Sheet


PILOTENKUECHE at Artist-Run Europe-Practice/Projects/Spaces

PILOTENKUECHE is proud to announce, that the project got listed in the publication “Artist-Run Europe-Practice/Projects/Spaces“; OMP127. By Gavin Murphy & Mark Cullen (Ed.). In this book you can read about spaces like the transmission gallery or pallas projects. You can preorder this book here and read all further information.

All photos by Freek

We wish to thank Gavin Murphy, Mark Cullen and all others who realized this publication!