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CinéTransat 2018

FREE PROJECTIONS /// The 10th edition of CinéTransat will take place from July 12 to August 19 2018 in the Perle du Lac Park in Geneva. With CinéTransat you go [...]



Play me, I'm Yours 2018

MUSICAL SITUATION /// Touring internationally since 2008, Play Me, I’m Yours is an artwork by British artist Luke Jerram. More than 1800 pianos have now been installed in over 60 [...]


500 000 visitors for Borealis in Adelaide, Australia

Huge success for Dan Acher's installation BOREALIS at the Adelaide Fringe Festival 2018, with over 500 000 visitors and a big impact on both the population and [...]

Dan Acher elected Ashoka Fellow

Happy City Lab is proud to announce that Dan Acher, our founder, as been elected Ashoka Fellow! Looking forward to create even crazier projects and take this to [...]

Prestigious AR award for our artwork DIGITAL NEURON

We are proud to announce that Digital Neuron got a Auggie Award 2017 from AWE for Best AR Art ! AWE (Augmented World Expo) is the world's largest conference an [...]


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PARTICIPATIVE EXPLORATION /// What is the most important image on your smartphone? Nowadays, we all can shoot, work on and share our photos instantly. Over 95 millions photos and videos [...]



Teenage Suicide Art Installation

ART INSTALLATION WITH A MESSAGE /// It's not easy to talk about suicide. For the week leading to the World Suicide Prevention Day we created for Children Action an art [...]



CinéTransat 2017

FREE OPENAIR CINEMA /// The 9th edition of CinéTransat takes place from July 13 to August 20 2017 in the Perle du Lac Park in Geneva. With CinéTransat you go from [...]



Play me, I'm yours 2017

MUSICAL SITUATION /// From Wednesday 14 to Tuesday 27 June 2017, 53 freely accessible pianos have been installed in the streets of 17 communes in Geneva canton + Nyon district. We [...]



The Mansion @Salon du Livre 2017

LITERARY CREATION /// For the third year running, The Geneva International Book and Press Fair invited Happy City Lab to design a 100% interactive and participative space. The Factory is [...]



Street Light Orchestra - Morat Light Festival

SON ET LUMIERE DELIGHTS /// The old Town of Morat (FR) is transformed from January 11 to January 22 2017 into a great Sound and Light Show. The illuminated streets, monuments and [...]



Exchange Boxes

ART AND SWAPS /// Generate spontaneous encounters : locals and passers-by, or colleagues sharing a building, can put any object into the box or take anything they want from it. Books, CDs, DVDs, toys, snow chains... A simple [...]



Street Light Orchestra

SON ET LUMIERE DELIGHTS /// Imagine a philharmonic orchestra in front of you... You dream of stepping onto the stage and drifting amongst the musicians, listening to each of their instruments. The [...]


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Turn Me ON

MONUMENTAL TRANSFORMATION /// A twilight urban safari where passers-by press giant switches, launching monumental eyes and mouths on building façades. Ephemeral on the walls, these images live long in the imagination. As you [...]

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MONUMENTAL ARTWORK /// GENOME is composed of four parallel lines traced in the sky by high power lasers. Each laser is associated with one of the nucleotide bases A, G, C, [...]

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EXTRAORDINARY IMMERSION /// Luminescence proposes an urban journey to an imaginary ocean world, a way to touch the hearts and make a mark on people’s minds. Luminescence is a bridge [...]

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MONUMENTAL EPHEMERAL INSTALLATION /// How can we create new rituals and powerful shared experiences in our cities? Memories full of emotion bringing people together regardless of origin, age or status? Secrets is a monumental ephemeral [...]

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