BOREALIS hits Surfers Paradise, Australia

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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

Barcelona Zone at Salon du Livre 2019

HappyCityLab; Barcelona; SalonDuLivre; 2019
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 [...]

Teenage Suicide Awareness installation back in Geneva

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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: Video and website:

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 the media.

Dan Acher elected Ashoka Fellow

Dan Acher
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 :

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 and expo dedicated to AR (augmented reality) and VR (virtual reality) with events in the USA, Asia and Europe.

Newsletter #3 : Creating Connections in Shared Spaces

Our third newsletter is now available here ! We'd like to tell you what we're up to and how, together, we can keep making city life a fantastic, collective experience. Subscribe to hear from us 2-3 times a year.

Conférence scientifico-comique d'Olaph Nichte

Olaphe Nichte - crédit Jean Michel Coubart
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Une année 2017 qui déménage

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BOREALIS buzzing worldwide

BOREALIS is featured on some of our favorites sites on the web, and on Discovery Channel Canada ! The Creators Project US, UK, Australia, NZ and China websites Mashable
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