PILOTENKUECHE invites curators to gain hands on experience in the field. Invited curators engage with a group of artists and learn complex social, theoretical and practical aspects of accommodating various concepts and mediums in a single exhibition. Our concept strives to create a communal space for discourse between participants, as well as with the greater Leipzig community.

The main language in use is English.


  • Work hand in hand with Artistic Director/Coordinator
  • Consultations
  • Exhibition layout
  • Curatorial Texts
  • Social Media teasers
  • Press Releases
  • Jury one future round
  • Approx 20 hours per week


  • Good English skills
  • Good writing skills
  • Openness
  • Hands on mentality
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Meet deadlines


Sample teaser text (100-300 words) PDF
please name file:
last name, first name TEASER 
Sample curatorial text (300-500 words) PDF
please name file:
last name, first name CTEXT
CV/Portfolio max 10 images PDF
please name file:
last name, first name CV/PORT

ECP online application form

We offer the following Internship periods per year related to our program duration:

  • January – March
  • April – June
  • July – September
  • October – December

Living accommodation is additional. The following links will help to find a living space  in Leipzig:

Useful Links
www.transartist.org and their information about residencies and funding
www.resartis.org and their information about residencies and funding
www.artistcommunities.org and their information about funding
mobility funding guides
culture funding watch

culture funding watch