Augustine Zenakos is an independent journalist, based in Athens.

He is a member of The Manifold, a team of investigative journalists. Between 2011 and 2018, he was editor-in-chief of Unfollow, a reportage and politics monthly magazine, published in Greece. Between 2000 and 2010, he worked as a columnist and editor for To Vima, a Greek national newspaper. He has also worked as an arts manager and curator, organizing contemporary art exhibitions in Greece, Italy and Belgium. In 2005, he co-founded the Athens Biennale and served as its co-director until 2011.

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Augustine Zenakos

Supported projects

Climate change and the coal industry in Greece and Poland

  • Economy
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Industry

PTOLEMAIDA - In Greece, coal is considered "national fuel" and policymakers have always treated it as such. The future of the coal industry, however, is not taken for granted. The price of coal has increased, the industry is operating against EU's environmental and economic policies and its proponents and opponents are more than ever at odds. 

A massive lignite excavator in the Southern Field lignite mine in Ptolemaida, Greece