Lauranne Germond

is a co-founder of COAL and has been leading the association since its creation. A graduate of the École du Louvre, she has devoted herself since 2004 to accompanying the emergence of a new culture of ecology in the field of visual arts, notably by co-directing the magazine NUKE, the self-portrait of the polluted generation and her gallery (2004-2007). She has curated nearly fifty exhibitions and as many programs and cultural actions, as well as the artistic direction of the 13 editions of the COAL Prize. Lauranne leads all the actions led by the association, participates in numerous conferences, publications and meetings dedicated to cultural ecology, and has taught at Science Po Saint Germain and at the Chair of Cultural Engineering of the CNAM.

  • About us
    About us

    COAL mobilizes artists and cultural actors on societal and environmental issues and accompanies the emergence of a new culture of ecology through its actions such as the COAL Prize, curating exhibitions, advising institutions and communities, European cooperation, and the animation of conferences, workshops and the first dedicated website


    COAL has been awarding the COAL Prize Art and Environment every year since 2010 and the COAL Student Prize - Culture & Diversity since 2020.

  • Projects

    Major projects linked to the major events in political ecology, in connection with natural or urban environments.

  • Artistic direction
    Artistic direction

    About fifty exhibitions throughout France, cultural actions, works in the public space, and project support to contribute to the emergence of a new culture of ecology.


    Cooperation programs on a European and international scale, support for institutions in their ecological transition through tailor-made accompaniment and training, promotion of arts and ecology issues through publications and numerous conferences and workshops.