PRIX COAL 2017 – Call for projects

PRIX COAL 2017 – Call for projects

The other nine artists nominated for the 2017 COAL Art and Environment Award:

Afour Rhizome (South Korea), This wind you speak of carries us away from ourselves; Erich Berger and Mari Keto (Austria, Finland), INHERITANCE – The Ritual of Measurement; Isabelle Daëron (France), Topique-non-drinking water; Abdessamad El Montassir (Morocco), Natural Resistance; La Vallée (France), Pietra P.; Martin Le Chevallier (France), Programmed obsolescence; The New Ministry of Agriculture (France), The new local products. The Diamond Pimps Gideon Mendel (South Africa), Drowning World and Anaïs Tondeur (France), Noir de carbone.

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JURY 2017

Claude d’Anthenaise, General Curator of Heritage, Director of the Museum of Hunting and Nature; Christophe Aubel, Director General of the French Biodiversity Agency; Monique Barbaroux, Senior official for sustainable development at the Ministry of Culture; Nathalie Blanc, Director of Research at the CNRS and Director of the LADYSS UMR 7533 laboratory; Chantal Colleu-Dumond, Director of the Chaumont-sur-Loire Estate and International Garden Festival; François Hers, Cultural Advisor to the Fondation de France; Isabelle Le Galo-Flores, Deputy Delegate for Spain at the Daniel & Nina Carasso Foundation; Frédéric Martel, Writer, researcher and journalist; and Lucy Orta, Visual artist.


Image credit: Angelika Markul, photograph taken on the set of Tierra Del Fuego, El Calafate, Argentina. Award-winning project COAL 2016.

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  • 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.