C:LAB Archive

  • ROGA | C:LAB by Cirque du Soleil

    ROGA | C:LAB by Cirque du Soleil

    1 clown + 2 robots = ROGA. What is ROGA? Watch the video to find out.

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  • SPARKED Wins at 2016 NYC Drone Film Festival

    SPARKED Wins at 2016 NYC Drone Film Festival

    Back in January we ran a story promoting Cirque du Soleil's SPARKED: A Live Interaction Between Humans and Quadcopters was nominated for an award at the 2016 NYC Drone Film Festival to be held at the beginning of March. We're pleased to announce that SPARKED: A Live Interaction Between Humans and Quadcopters won the 2016 New York City Drone Film Festival (NYCDFF) Featuring Drones category!

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  • What is C:LAB’s The Glassbox Project?

    What is C:LAB’s The Glassbox Project?

    C:LAB in collaboration with 4U2C presents… THE GLASSBOX PROJECT The GLASSBOX project was developed to test emergent screen and image technologies for the stage. GLASSBOX is able to combine streaming video and graphics on its external surface, as well as onto objects or performers placed within the box. It was custom-built through an assemblage of […]

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  • What is C:LAB’s Mike & the Robots?

    What is C:LAB’s Mike & the Robots?

    Cirque du Soleil and Fanuc Robotics explored the idea of ??designing a comic number with industrial robots.

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  • NEST: What is it?

    NEST: What is it?

    NEST is an immersive experiment initiated by C:LAB, a creative experimental laboratory within Cirque du Soleil. Originally designed as a sensory experience for the 2015 edition of the C2 Montreal conference (C2-MTL; a business meeting based on the concept of Commerce + Creativity - hence the C2 in the name), visitors to the NEST were invited to venture inside, two strangers at a time, and participate in a mysterious ritual of choice and chance. Those brave enough to enter the NEST found themselves engaged in a curious and tactile exploration of intuition—that essential, yet elusive, element of any creative process.

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