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WE ARE WATCHING

THE EYES OF THE WORLD ON CLIMATE ACTION /// WE ARE WATCHING is a flag the size of a 10-storey building, raised at key climate events to hold leaders accountable as [...]

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#YouAreWelcomeIn

TAKE A STAND AGAINST EXCLUSION! /// The Inclusive City Project is a global movement - powered by you - to spread messages and acts of welcome in our crowded cities. It [...]

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BOREALIS coming to Paris

BOREALIS is getting back on the road, with 5 countries lined up, starting with Paris (30/7-2/8), details here: Paris L'Été. Happy to see the arts being freed ag [...]

#WeAreWatching over Geneva

EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS The flag will fly high in Geneva, home of the Human Rights Council, to mark the opening of the FIFDH International F [...]

#WeAreWatching at Madrid march for climate

On Friday 6th December the #WeAreWatching flag was extended and held up by the crowd at the end of the march for climate in Madrid, where the COP25 UN Climate C [...]

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BOREALIS On Tour

THE NORTHERN LIGHTS ON DEMAND /// This mesmerising installation brings the experience of the Northern Lights to cities the world over. Time slows down as eyes look up. An aurora, [...]

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Play me, I'm Yours 2019

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 [...]

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Barcelona Zone @ Salon du Livre 2019

CATALAN CREATIONS /// In collaboration with the Geneva International Book and Press Fair, our creative zone La Fabrique 2019 was Barcelona-themed. The space hosted various artistic and participative events: Writing workshop on paper strips, [...]

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Huawei brings the Northern Lights to London to celebrate the launch of the Huawei P30 Pro. Overlooking the iconic Tower of London, The Aurora Borealis was staged to showcase the superior photographic capabilities of the new handset, which allows users to capture incredible detail and colour in even low light. (installation created by Immersive artist Dan Acher)

Borealis - Londres

AURORE BOREALE À L'ANGLAISE /// Après le Japon et l'Australie, vous avez pu voir BOREALIS devant la mythique Tower of London. DES AURORES BOREALES, ICI ET MAINTENANT /// À travers les [...]

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Street Light Orchestra - OSR

THE OSR CELEBRATES ITS FIRST CENTURY //// To celebrate its 100th anniversary, the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande stepped out of its concert halls and took to the streets of Geneva and the Festival Lumières [...]

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New York Pavilion @ Salon du Livre 2018

THE BIG APPLE IN GENEVA /// For the fourth year running, The Geneva International Book and Press Fair invited us to design a creative zone in which everyone can express themselves - and this time it had a [...]

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Little Teachers

TURNING THE TABLES /// The current paradigm is that education should be transmitted from adults to children - a one-way transfer of knowledge. What if we turned the tables and [...]

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L'Escale

RECLAIM THE WATERFRONT /// In June 2016 Happy City Lab designed a new lakeside space for the City of Geneva : L’Escale. A participative pop-up village designed to encourage people of all walks to reclaim Geneva's (lake!) [...]

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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 [...]

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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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The Lost Piano

SHARED MUSIC ON THE EDGE OF TOWN /// The Lost Piano is a new way of pushing back the boundaries, both physical - of the city - and psychological, and a [...]

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Teenage Suicide

THE ART OF SAVING LIVES /// It's not easy to talk about suicide. For Children Action in the week leading to World Suicide Prevention Day we created an art installation comprising of 7 phone [...]

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