Salzburg World Seminar

Salzburg World Seminar

The World Seminar in Salzburg welcomes from February 19 to 24, many participants among whom Anaïs Roesch from COAL.

A large number of nationalities will be represented during this seminar which will bring together no less than 60 participants. All come from more or less distant sectors with the same goal, to share their professional and human experiences in order to propose a sustainable environmental policy through the arts and cultural innovation.

An interactive program is planned each day, addressing all facets of sustainable development through presentations, debates and demonstrations. The themes of the seminar are already announced, we will talk about the weight that artists can have on the change, to be able to reconcile the sustainable to the design, the sustainable to the city and many others.

All the topics discussed and the list of participants can be found on the seminar website.

The report “Beyond Green: The Arts as a Catalyst for Sustainability” here:


Goals first,

Facilitate dialogue, exchange and collaboration between the cultural sectors and related sectors working on sustainable development

To help raise awareness of the role the arts can play in encouraging, engaging and changing the direction of sound and rapid sustainable development.

Share knowledge and ideas through blogs and reports during the seminar

– To inspire creative and daring projects and generate ingenious partnerships for years to come.

Take a look at

MOOC Art and Ecology
Meeting between Andrea Olga Mantovani and Baptiste Morizot

  • 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.