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 again.
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 Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights and its 2020 Climate Emergency focus. Raising of the flag with presentations by climate activists on Saturday 7th March at 11am, Plaine de Plainpalais, Geneva.
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 Change conference has gathered hundreds of representatives from 196 countries. Dan presented the project on stage, just before Greta Thunberg and Javier Bardem spoke. A beautiful and emotional moment, with faces from 190 countries being seen by the crowd, carrying their message here in Madrid. The whole thing was streamed live on Spanish [...]
The #WeAreWatching flag, measuring 20m x 30m and featuring thousands of faces from 190 countries, has been printed and is on its way to the COP25. We look forward to meeting it there and thank everyone who helped us navigate the sudden change of venue from Santiago to Madrid!
BOREALIS is lighting up Surfers Paradise! After Adelaide, Sydney and Perth we're back in Australia 1-3 of August for the exciting GLOW Light Festival organised by Home of the Arts (HOTA) in Surfers Paradise, close to Brisbane. Check it out on https://hota.com.au/events/borealis/
Our creative zone La Fabrique was Barcelona-themed, in collaboration with the Geneva International Book and Press Fair's 2019. The space hosted various artistic and participative events: Writing workshop on paper strips, suspended in the style of the Festas Major de Gràcia, a collaborative mosaic fresco like those of the Park Güell, and, in the Boqueria Market, an assortment of literary workshops with found poetry, comic bubbles to complete and poetry salad. Visitors immersed themselves in the atmosphere of the Catalan capital and explored its architecture through [...]
Our Teenage Suicide Awareness installation is back in Geneva from February 12 to 21, in front of Uni Mail. First launched for Children Action and #WorldSuicidePreventionDay, check out the upcoming event here: www.facebook.com/events/281736769160467/ Video and website: https://www.facebook.com/NouvoFR/videos/10154947165952654/ https://www.expo-malatavie.ch
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 the media. https://adelaidefringe.com.au/news/adelaide-fringe-hits-700k-mark-for-ticket-sales
Happy City Lab is proud to announce that founder Dan Acher has been elected Ashoka Fellow! Looking forward to creating even crazier projects and taking this to the next level! Ashoka Foundation / Check : https://www.ashoka.org/en/story/dan-acher-2017-ashoka-fellow
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 and expo dedicated to AR (augmented reality) and VR (virtual reality) with events in the USA, Asia and Europe.