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. Along with outstanding art installations, it was a year of breathtaking performances and astonishing burns. There was a dramatic increase in the number and the quality of the art installations. The playa was teeming with new and amazing art cars.
Burning Man is not over
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.
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.
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