We're b-a-a-a-ck after an extended interruption to our Blogger service which prevented us from uploading anything since July 12. We're sorry about that. But we'll be back this Tutu-Tuesday with something new.Until then, here's a video from 2007 by CelebrateBig who writes: Travel to Burning Man, through theme camps, day sights, and night experiences. Art installations, performances, art cars, Crude
This video concludes our three part series of Burning Man 2007 videos from Hedy Sirico. It features footage from the theme camp called Philadelphia Experiment.In Philadelphiathere is an experiment;an examination of a life…a communitybeyond the false bordersof the homophobic, claustrophobiccaustically toxicclosed minded social orderthat feeds us disunity.The experimentis an examination of rhythmic
This video is part two of a three part series of Burning Man 2007 videos from Hedy Sirico. I think it's a great testament to how much work goes on inside theme camps before they even get to Burning Man.In this video we go behind the scenes as the Putt Putt Playa theme camp prepares for the event. About 2/3's of the footage documents all the blood and sweat, spit and polish (not to mention elbow
We're going to wrap up the next few weeks of 2010 and roll into 2011 with a three part home video series of Burning Man 2007 from filmmaker Hedy Sirico. Sirico submitted another series of great home videos last year that you might enjoy including "Burning Man 2008: The Amer-I-Can Dream".Today we're proud to present episode #1, which is just simply entitled "WDYDWYD". Here burners were asked
Happy Hump Day everyone! Somebody please tell me: What does this video mean?
25 March 2008 | Burning Man 2007
Double Rainbow Celebration at Burning Man 07 in HD from Allan Lundell on Vimeo.
Matt from the Mystikal Misfits Camp put together this heartfelt video from Burning Man 2007. Only 308 more days until the Man burns again!
Here's an article by Matthew Taylor of Peace Power Magazine in which Taylor asks "Can 45,000 people journey vast distances to a lifeless Nevada desert and participate in an environmentally sustainable festival devoted to burning stuff?".His response and the entire article here.
Soon to be heard in an upcoming BURNcast is Anton Viditz-Ward talking about his installation "Fire Spinner" for BM 2007.
Burning Man is big in Japan! Recently posted on the Kanda News Network.
This from Milk and Cookies. The title says it all.
The Brooklyn Rail provides an open forum for criticism of the arts, politics, and culture. This article by Valery Oisteanu covers the art at Burning Man for 2007.
This piece originally aired on CBS news on September 30, 2007.
06 October 2007 | Burning Man 2007
Umbrella performersOriginally uploaded by Jonathan! Some photos off of Jonathan's flickr stream.
Kay O. Sweavers blogs about his experience at this year's burn. Here's a quote:"The Burn used to be better. Why people toss around the attendance numbers like it was some kind of achievement is beyond me. Yes we're nearing fifty thousand freaks a year. I hope it feels good to say it, because having experienced it, I'd gladly go back to the thirty thousand of my virgin year."Sweavers even offers up
Jason Eppink wrote this reflective blog post on what he learned at Burning Man 2007. He writes:"I wish I'd been able to attend Burning Man when I'd first heard of the festival back in 2000. I don't want to be that guy who complains about Burning Man "jumping the shark". (Really, what would I compare it to?) But I couldn't help but feel it used to be more genuine, more raw, more revolutionary. Burning
From Sk8GodFather:How great could it be at Burning Man 2007? It's Monday night, a full moon and a lunar exlipse. The Black Rock Roller Disco was deep into the Lunar Eclipse Roller Disco Party. People were skating and dancing the night away. Then the Man catches fire. Check it out!!!
05 October 2007 | Burning Man 2007
Oh, yeah. John Law was right.
05 October 2007 | Burning Man 2007
Jeff Taylor, Founder and CEO Of Monster.com, spins techno music at "That Thing in The Desert", where, apparently, 50 is the new 20. Corporation meet theme camp, theme camp meet corporation, come out and network kids!- Chai GuyP.S.- Did Jeff Taylor write this thing? It says By "Jeff Taylor", what the hell is going on here? Did he interview himself for this article? I'll get back to you guys on this.
Erik Davis has posted an addendum to his blog in which he discusses the ethical issue of risk to human life in the Early Burn.Larry Harvey gave him a call after posting his first two blogs about this topic. Here's a snippet:According to Harvey, there were not only people beneath the structure when the man was set aflame, but some people who were kinda out of it and needed active assistance from the
04 October 2007 | Burning Man 2007
From the CoastalPost.com, based out of Marin, comes this piece by Maryam Karimabadi who attended Burning Man for the first time this year.
The SF Decompression HEAT THE STREET FaIRE!Sunday, October 7, 2007Noon SHARP till 12 amPublic Entrance: 19th & MinnesotaDetails here.
Photographer Richard Renaldi has created this e-book which is available for download here.Digg it! • Reddit it • Add to Technorati • Bookmark on del.icio.us
Check out the latest installment: This is Why it's Called Burning Man(Although Robin has seen her first official burn, her series is not done. A few more parts remain. To read the preceding part, please go here. The next part will be posted soon. )
Then check out the all of them by Burning Max.
Playa Fantasy Conversations at Burning Man 2007 from Ungerrose.
The saga continues:Robin's Adventures at Burning Man, Part IX - Dorothy was a SissyRobin's Adventures at Burning Man, Part X - Dressing for the Ball
Here's the 50 cent tour of Burning Man.
28 September 2007 | Burning Man 2007
Come watch and enjoy a video from Putt Putt Playa, the playa's premiere goofy golf hot spot this year. Fore!
The eighth installment is up. It's called "Rainbow Songs".
This is multi-episode blog series about Burning Man from Robin Forman. Click here to read the the seventh installment entitled "Once Upon a D Tablet".Are you digging these posts? I sure am. This quote had me laughing:"Now, imagine this: You’re on an intoxicant that’s brand new to you and making your heart race. You know too much of this stuff can kill. So severe anxiety sets in, partially in
This is multi-episode blog series about Burning Man from Robin Forman. Click here to read the the sixth installment "The Mailman".
The latest installment can be found here.Digg it! | Add to Technorati | Bookmark on del.icio.us
Blogger Adam Tow writes about the dust.
Chlorophyll Collective's installation at Entheon Village.Envision Solar's Bob Noble (L), talking up his company'sLifePort carports in an interviewA few articles about the greening of the burn:From Carbon Tech:Carbon and algae from the playa to you. This article features the Chlorophyll Collective which had an exhibit in the pavilion.Partying to biodiesel. This article plugs one of the corporate sponsors
Fantastic 7 minute video from the first stakes of The Deep End until the last fireball. And lots of great memories in-between.
In this out take, a follow up to our first one, we learn that a friend has found the camp he was looking for. We also hear more rumors!
Recently posted on the VLOG~FLUX blog this video features footage of Reverend Billy at Astor Place on the Playa.VLOG~FLUX is the syndicated version of Fluxview, a portal for independent news sources and conscious culture. More information here.
So this is an out-take from Burning Man 2007. We were just about to record our discussion about the Green Pavillion when one of my friends who I met working on the art project "Green Shoes" came by to ask me a question. I'm hoping you can hear what it was. Forgive the audio quality!
Steve Fotografik has posted some of the best photos of the lunar eclipse and the Man Burn 1.0.
A series of panos from this year's burn. Brad's also got them from years past, all the way to '98!
The Design Llama has posted a great collection of videos from this year's burn highlighting some cool art including the Cubitron, Homouroboros, the Tarantula and the Spider car.
21 September 2007 | Burning Man 2007
Hail fellow burners!DaBomb asked me to share this with you (download the PDF file at here).It's a little booklet I wrote and gave away as a gift at Burning Man. It proposes that Burning Man is a "Taoist" event. Anyway, whether you're taoist or Buddhist or pagan or Christian, I hope you enjoy reading it.Burning Man, it's not an event, it's an addiction...Moses
20 September 2007 | Burning Man 2007
The latest installment can be found here.
20 September 2007 | Burning Man 2007
As first featured on our former blog on Myspace, comes this second installment of blogger Robin Forman's adventures at Burning Man.
From the Russian on-line forum BeHigh.orgcomes these series of photos.
Back on the MySpace blog, we posted some really cool videos by multimedia journalist Zach Wise for the Las Vegas Sun's blog. Wise's work is breathtaking! Click here to see the archived slideshows and phenomenal panorama images of the Celtic Forest, Crude Awakening, the Big Rig Jig, the Steampunk Treehouse and lots, lots more!
Patrick Roddie has posted amazing new photos albums from this year.Check it!
19 September 2007 | Burning Man 2007
Brad Templeton of the EFF blogs about this year's burn and suggests ways to improve the event and curb it's growth.Click here to read.
Alaskan and burner Mavis Mitchell embarks across the ocean to share the burn using her " “Community Interactive Art” with friends in Hawaii.Learn more about Mitchell's "Burning Basket Project” here.
This episode explores citizen or participatory media at Burning Man 2007 with focus on the coverage of the torching of the Burning Man effigy early in the week of the event by arson. Included is:Brian Doherty reporting on “the morning after” the first burn; Word on the streets of Black Rock City as news and rumors spreads via word of mouth; Official statements from the Black Rock City LLC at