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
It's a week of magic and wonder; a week of little sleep and nonstop conversation; a week of sublimating the ego to explore and understand the brilliance of others; a week to feel small in the face of the human propensity for creativity. It's the week of course of...well, the truth is the description could fit both the TED conference and the annual Burning Man festival. At first glance, there is little to connect these two happenings other than, perhaps, their general cultural significance. After all, TED is an ideas festival held annually in Long Beach, California, that plays host to some of the world's great thinkers and luminaries, and Burning Man is an entire alternative universe of gift economy, revelry, and dust that is built and then goes away in just a week in the late summer in the middle of Nevada's barren Black Rock Desert populated, right? Why TED And Burning Man Are More Similar Than You Think
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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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30 years of Burning Man history. From the renegade spirits of the 1970s in San Francisco, to the multi-million dollar business the event has become, the film looks at this necessary and explosive evolution. «Love the humour and brutal honesty. DUST & ILLUSIONS
Compiled by Miz Jewelz By now you've probably gathered that this Burning Man thing isn't as easy as it looks. So many things to bring, remember and purchase. How's a body to cope with all this intense preparation? Preparation
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2014 Art Theme: Caravansary For centuries, Silk Route travelers crossed paths in caravansaries, bustling caravan stops offering more than just shelter from the desert wilderness; they were vital centers of cultural exchange, bringing together traders, pilgrims, monks, nomads, traveling entertainers, and wild-eyed adventurers from all points of the compass to share their stories around a common fire. What Is Burning Man? Once a year, tens of thousands of participants gather in Nevada's Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City, dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance. They depart one week later, having left no trace whatsoever. Burning Man is also an ever-expanding year-round culture based on the Ten Principles.