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Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, 28 November 2019

DISPLACEMENT partnered with COAL (Coalition for Art and Sustainable Development)  and PDD for the annual COAL art prize, dedicated to the theme of Climate, Disasters and Displacement. DISPLACEMENT Curator Hannah Entwisle Chapuisat was honored to serve on the jury, and to announce, alongside COAL Director Lauranne Germont, the winners of the prize. Lena Dobrowolski and Teo Ormond-Skeaping won the prize for their proposed speculative futures film, You Never Know, One Day You Too Maybe Become a Refugee. All ten finalists presented their work at the Georges Pompidou Center in Paris.

For more information about the COAL Prize see:

The shortlisted finalists were:

Firoz Mahmud – Bangladesh – Soaked Dream Project
FLATFORM (Roberto Taroni and Annamaria Martena) – Italy – That which is to come is just a promise
honey & bunny (Dr. Sonja Stummerer and Martin Hablesreiter) – Austria – eat | disaster | art
Jad El Khoury – Lebanon- Curtains of Hope
Justin Brice Guariglia – United States – REDUCE SPEED NOW! x Climate Refugee Crisis
Lena Dobrowolska et Teo Ormond-Skeaping – Poland, United Kingdom – You never know, one day you too may become a refugee
Lucy Hayto – United Kingdom – All Things Will Change
Maria Lucia Cruz Correia – Portugal/Belgium – Voice of Nature Kinstitute
Mélanie Pavy – France – CITIZEN OMEGA
Mélanie Trugeon et Claire Malary – France – Le désert d’Ata

Crédits photos © Julie Bourges / © Hervé Veronèse