BURNING MAN through the eyes of Magda | Groove Text: Magda, Picture credit: Andrew FreshThe German version of this article has been published in Groove 133 (November/December 2011) Stepping onto the cracked earth of the Black Rock Desert feels like stepping onto Mars. The sand storms on the flat plane give no sign of life beyond the dusty horizon. Your only sense of reality is what you see in front of you. This is your life for a week. A life in a temporary city built up from scratch in the middle of a desert, made of tents that are torn down or burnt afterwards.
Amazing photos from Burning Man - Fabian Pfortmüller Fabian Pfortmüller is a Swiss entrepreneur in New York City. Fabian is co-founder of Holstee, a design studio that creates inspiring artwork with the intention of encouraging a mindful lifestyle. Holstee's designs have been shared over 100 million times online and are sold in the form of letter-pressed cards, posters, art prints and frames. The company's manifesto has been described by the Washington Post as "the new just do it". www.holstee.com In 2008, Fabian founded Sandbox - the leading global community of entrepreneurial minds under 30.
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How Rich People Do Burning Man Unless you're wealthy, you've probably been spending Burning Man Week moping about how you couldn't afford tickets to America's favorite festival of radical self-expression this year. But make no mistake: Those rich people touring the playa on their Mad Max cruisers are suffering, too. As the Wall Street Journal tells us, many of this year's Burners With Money to Burn are doing all they can to avoid the heat, food shortages, and other potential inconveniences of Black Rock City life by spending shitloads of money to recreate the comforts of home.
Burning Man--that once-a-year sojourn to the Nevada desert--is much more than a hedonistic experiment in self-reliance, art, the sharing economy, and psychotropic drugs. It's also an event that has spawned a tight-knit worldwide community that has created a number of Burning Man-related organizations, including Burners Without Borders, Black Rock Solar, and the Black Rock Arts Foundation (a group that brings public art installations to cities). It's only fitting that the Burning Man community's latest do-gooder venture--the Burning Man Project--will work on revitalizing a down-and-out area of San Francisco, Burning Man's home city. The project, which is largely funded by Burning Man parent organization Black Rock City, LLC, aims to use the 10 principles of Burning Man to change urban environments for the better. "The 10 principles of Burning Man are an observation of what happens when this culture gathers," explains Andie Grace, a PR representative for Burning Man. Burning Man's Big Plan To Reshape A Depressed San Francisco Neighborhood | Fast Company
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Burning Blog » Building BRC “The Coyote” seemed to be howling at the rising sun So let’s just get this out of the way and come out and say it right up front: We can’t wait for you to get here. After all the weeks and weeks of toil and trouble (and thunder and lighting and pounders and Bruno’s and 12-Mile and trash fence), we are ready.
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Behold This Year's Burning Man Ticket Designer: Arin Fishkin - S "Creating this ticket is more or less equivalent to printing money, since each one is valued over $200," notes San Francisco-based graphic designer Arin Fishkin, who created this year's Burning Man ticket. "Security features include embossing and two separate foil stamps, including one holographic. The ticket is also meant to be a tiny piece of art that builds enthusiasm and communicates the theme of the event (this year its Metropolis)."
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