What is “Coal + Ice”? “Coal + Ice” originally began as a documentary photography exhibition in Beijing in 2011. Since then, the show, co-curated by photographer Susan Meiselas and exhibition designer Jeroen de Vries, has been on display in Shanghai, other parts of...
COAL + ICE, Immersive Climate‐themed Photo and Video Exhibition and Events Series, Opens in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO – COAL + ICE made its U.S. debut yesterday at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture and will run until September 23. Following successful showings across China and Paris, COAL + ICE has transformed Fort Mason into a 50,000 square‐foot immersive documentary photography and video exhibition ahead of California Governor Jerry Brown’s Global Climate Action Summit.
San Francisco Chronicle – The creation of ‘Coal + Ice’: Orville Schell brings multimedia event to SF
After a 12-hour flight followed by a two-day drive, Orville Schell stood in the Shanxi province of northwest China and looked out at a view that ruined his family vacation. “Coal is at the heart of the problem,” he said to himself at the time, and he was still saying...
COAL + ICE: Climate-themed Exhibition and Festival Makes U.S. Debut September 4-23 in San Francisco, Coinciding with Governor’s Climate Summit
The COAL + ICE Project comes to San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture September 4-23, 2018. This project explores the complex consequences of climate change through documentary photography and video. The project also includes a three-week climate festival of music, dance, spoken word, food, family activities, films, educational programming, and creative dialogue that invites diverse audiences to participate in a conversation about climate change. The COAL + ICE Project is presented by Asia Society and will be open during Governor Jerry Brown’s Global Climate Action Summit.