The late summer event in Black Rock City is an experiment in community and art, influenced by ten main principles: radical inclusion, radical self-reliance, radical self-expression, communal effort, civic responsibility, gifting, decommodification , participation, immediacy, and leave no trace. The event takes its name from its culmination, the symbolic ritual burning of a large wooden effigy "The Man" that traditionally occurs on the Saturday evening of the event. First held 34 years ago in on Baker Beach in San Francisco as a small function organized by Larry Harvey and Jerry James who built the first "Man", it has since been held annually, spanning the nine days leading up to and including Labor Day the opening day is a Sunday, while the closing day is the first Monday in September. The event ran from August 25 to September 2. At Burning Man, the community explores various forms of artistic self-expression, which are created to be enjoyed by all participants. An anonymous attendee once elaborated that "Burning Man is about 'why not' overwhelming 'why ' ". Examples of creativity include experimental and interactive sculptures, buildings, performances and art cars , among other media. These contributions are inspired by a theme that is chosen annually by the organizers.
Burning Man is not over
My images from the event have been widely published, appearing in newspapers and magazines worldwide. More info here. You can view a selection of galleries below. Thank you for visiting. These are images that have appeared in books, magazines and newspapers, or on television, or been widely exhibited, or just happen to be personal favorites of mine for one reason or another. They focus on the art, the people, the performances and the fascinating culture of Burning Man.
It’s not a big rave in the desert
By Brad Cohen Editor August 11, My first time going to Burning Man was in and I remember trying to explain it to my parents. By that point, they were already pretty used to me shocking them with my life choices: traveling around Asia while sleeping on strangers' couches, hitchhiking my way across foreign lands, breaking into one of Pablo Escobar's former mansions. Those kinds of things. But trying to explain to them that, yes, I was going to Burning Man, but no, I was not going to that drug-fueled orgy where everyone walks around naked and then comes back and quits their jobs was another matter entirely. Yes, all of those things do exist at Burning Man, but no, that's not what Burning Man is. About 70, people from all over the world come to the Black Rock Desert every year and build a city that exists for only one week. And like any city made up of global citizens, there is a huge amount of diversity. Trying to encapsulate any city — let alone one so alien to most people — in a talk or an article or even a film is difficult.
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