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artwash award 2020

winner: rio tinto

the illustrious nominees for 2020 were – rio tinto, woodside & chevron

read more about the nominees

This year, pvi collective put the choice to the public, via an online poll.

the winner of the 2020 artwash award is… rio tinto

rio tinto came out on top and defeated woodside and chevron in 2020.  the poll revealed a massive 61% swing to rio tinto. 

this year’s trophy designer is tarryn gill

read our frequently asked questions here

further readings:

artwash: big oil and the arts. mel evans. pluto books 

take the money and run. jane trowell, platform london.

rio tinto parliamentary enquiry findings dec 2020.

maps of gratitude, cones of silence and lumps of coal. gabrielle de vietri. 2019


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