COAL PRIZE 2015 : Call For Entries

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COAL PRIZE ART AND ENVIRONMENT 2015

CALL FOR ENTRIES DEADLINE JANUARY 30TH 2015

The COAL Prize Art and Environment rewards each year a project by a contemporary artist involved in environmental issues. Its goals are to promote and support the vital role which art and creation play in raising awareness, supporting concrete solutions and encouraging a culture of ecology.The winner is selected out of ten short-listed entries by a jury of well- known specialists in art, research, ecology and sustainable development.

In 2015, from November 30 to December 10, France will host the 21th United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP21). The COP21 is a key international meeting to negotiate an international agreement to fight climate change. Its goal is to engage all countries through a universal binding climate agreement to contain global warming to 2 degrees Celsius by 2100.

Visit the website to download the call for entries

SELECTION OF ENTRIES
Applicants will be judged on the following criteria : artistic value, relevance (understanding of the issues), originality ability to introduce new approaches, themes, and points of view, pedagogy (ability to get a message across, to raise awareness), social and participative approaches (engagement, testimony, efficiency, societal dynamics), eco-design, feasibility.

The COAL Prize supports art projects in progress. Its endowment is not intended to cover all production costs of the project and should be considered as an aid to development. The call for entries of the COAL Prize 2015 aims to promote the artists involved and demonstrate the creative potential of the visual arts on environmental issues. The call for projects 2015 also aims to identify the initiatives being developed for COP21 and promote them.

CONTACT
For any further requests please write to : contact(at)projetcoal.fr

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