Northern Lights recreated in London skies By Press Association September 11, 2021, 4:34 pm People view ‘Borealis’ a laser light art installation by Dan Acher (Dominic Lipinski/PA) Art lovers have been treated to a recreation of the Northern Lights thanks to a spectacular laser show. The artwork Borealis, by Dan Acher, appeared over the south London skies as part of the Greenwich and Docklands Intentional Festival. The display wowed art lovers in Greenwich (Dominic Lipinski/PA) The effect, seen on Friday evening at the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich, is created by shining high powered laser beams through clouds of particles. According to Acher’s Happy City Lab website: “Variations in movement, colour, and density, together with changing weather conditions, give infinite variations. The installation has been displayed in locations all around the world (Dominic Lipinski/PA) “A unique aurora is created each time.” The installation, which premiered in 2016, has appeared in locations all around the world, including Australia, Japan and Switzerland. Already a subscriber? Sign in [[title]] [[text]] Close [[title]] [[text]] An error occurred. Please try again. [[success]] Email address Sign up More from the Press and Journal Spectacular display as Aurora Borealis lights up the night sky across Britain Amazing pictures show spectacular Northern Lights illuminate skies across north and north-east Northern Lights could illuminate the skies of the north and north-east tonight What are the Northern Lights and where can they be seen in Scotland?