Cultural Innovation International Prize

  • Auger, James (Recipient), Hanna, Julian (Recipient) & Watts, Laura (Recipient)



The Cultural Innovation International Prize is a biennial competition organised by the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB) with the aim of incentivising projects which explore possible cultural scenarios for the coming years. It functions as a new space for creation, production and diffusion of projects concerned with developing imaginative solutions for the cultural challenges of the twenty-first century.

The 2017 Prize is open to cultural innovative projects that raise awareness about climate change. The winning project receives 20,000€ and is featured in the 2018 exhibition After the End of the World. The jury includes: Laura Faye Tenenbaum, science communicator at the NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory; Alison Tickell, founder and director of Julie’s Bicycle; Lucy Wood, ex-director of Cape Farewell; Jose Luís de Vicente, curator of the CCCB’s upcoming exhibition; and Juan Insua, director of the CCCBLab.
Degree of recognitionInternational
Granting OrganisationsCentre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB)


  • innovation
  • design
  • speculative design
  • renewable energy