Studio Orta - Coalition 15 Years of Art and Ecology⎟Paris

Coalition 15 Years of Art and Ecology⎟Paris

24 April 2024 - 02 June 2024
La Gaîté Lyrique, France
Group exhibition

To celebrate its 15th anniversary, COAL, leading association for art and ecology, presents a major multidisciplinary exhibition curated by Lauranne Germond and Sara Dufour, showcasing nearly 50 artists representing the richness and variety of approaches of the ecological art scene.

For this special occasion, a group of ten "Procession banners 1918-2018" co-created with inmates of London's HMP Downview prison are presented for the first time in France. They commemorate the centenary of the suffragette movement, and more precisely the achievements of the British women who fought for women's right to vote at the dawn of the 20th century. The banners reveal liberating slogans in memory of the 1,000 women who were imprisoned in the same place for fighting for their rights, one hundred years earlier. Side by side, these banners form a clam or that echoes through the ages and reaches us today, imbued with eco-feminist fervor, it is also a call to action for climate rights.