Faces of coal

Door: Joanie Lemercier

“The largest source of CO2 emissions in Europe is just 1h30 drive from Brussels: the Hambach and Garzweiler coal mines, are near at the border with Belgium and the Netherlands, in Germany

The entire region is being turned into a wasteland, by a single coal company. The entire landscape is being annihilated, it is a visual representation of the world coming to its end.

While the deadly landscape and the scope of the destruction are impossible to grasp, the responsibility of the men behind this chaos is clear: here are the faces behind coal mining in Germany today.

The drawings are made with an ink made of lignite, the most polluting fossil fuel on earth.”