Based on Dr. Seuss's final book before his death, this is a story about life's ups and downs, told by the people of Burning Man 2011.Directed by:Teddy Saunders (www.tedshots.com)Parker Howell (www.parkerhowell.com)William Walsh (www.wbwalsh.com)Produced and Edited by Teddy SaundersDigital Effects and Color by Parker HowellOriginal Score By Darius HolbertSound Mix by Tyler PayneBrought to you by:www.facebook.com/tedshots
Click to embiggenCheck out GeoEye‘s annual high resolution picture of Burning Man from the sky, taken on Thursday, September 1st, 2011. The image is remarkably sharp, but it's over 12MB in size so it'll take a few seconds for it to load. See if you can find your camp!The Google Earth team has turned into a KML image overlay.
KJ and Stefan Spins present their HOMEage to Burning Man 2011. Enjoy along with us!
09 September 2011 | Burning Man 2011
Follow us!As viewership dropped in the days leading up to Burning Man we decided to take a break. But we'll continue our video series of Burning Man 1994-2011 here on this blog in the upcoming weeks. But for now, great content in the form of videos, photos and essays from the community (drink!) is being curated on our Tumblr blog daily (see below). Be sure to follow us there!
24 August 2011 | Burning Man 2011
Flat Smiley Template FinalThe Flat Smiley Project is collaborative new media project and community building activity for Burning Man 2011. Flat Smiley invites participants to befriend him and take him along on your travels to Black Rock City. Flat Smiley's message is: "No Burner left behind!" Using Flat Smiley is like sending a postcard from the playa for many burners who are not able to attend the
It is with a sad and heavy heart to announce the passing of Rod Garrett, Black Rock City's City Planner. Rod's duties included city planning and design, design of official structures, as well as production of illustrations and other graphics.Rod first attended the event in ’95. He says he didn’t realize then that he'd go back to Burning Man again and again, much less end up designing a city for
Pope - Freakincense 20101010b by Pope Rajulio Here's some beats from DJ Pope, who will be serving them up fresh on the playa this year. His schedule is as follows:Tue 8/30 10pm @ Nexus (10 & E) Wed 8/31 12am ...@ Enclave (9 & Esplanade) Thu 9/1 1am @ Burntown (8:45 & Esplanade) Fri 9/2 2pm @ Pink Carpet (3 & C) Sat 9/3 3am @ Transmorpagon (3 & Esplanade) And now a word
08 August 2011 | Burning Man 2011
Source: Google Maps The first ever Google "doodle", 1998. At $360 a ticket the cost of simply entering the gates of Burning Man this year ain't cheap and is only made more exorbitant when BMorg announced the event sold out two weeks ago. Since then scalpers have been gouging the market with tickets selling anywhere from $700 to $5,000. Which begs the burning question: who bought
DJ Zach Moore - Breaks for Black Rock City: Volume II by The Space Cowboys New from DJ Zach Moore who writes:The second volume of my Breaks for Black Rock City series is my set *as recorded live* from Public Works in San Francisco on Saturday, July 23rd, 2011. The Space Cowboys and Brass Tax teamed up that night to throw an absolute barn burner to benefit Pete Hudson's CHARON Project which will
05 August 2011 | Burning Man 2011
Source: NBC Today in San Francisco is the official launch of the Burning Man Project non-profit. The change in operation from a private LLC to a nonprofit organization is tremendous as it requires Burning Man to be more transparent in their business operations with finances for the event to be documented and reported to the Internal Revenue Service.The launch of is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. today
04 August 2011 | Burning Man 2011
It’s three days into Burning Man and you’re ready to abandon that tangled mess that used to be your hair. Great, because Barber Ella Shop wants to give you a mohawk -- and they want to do it while wearing silver spandex and enormous Jane Fonda wigs. But first they need a little help...The folks at Barber Ella Shop were thrilled to learn recently that Burning Man has placed them in the bustling
This video by by Rich Van Every who writes "In anticipation of our gathering on the Black Rock City Playa...this is a gift to you."UPDATE: It was pointed out to us on Facebook that Rich also did this video to a different song:
03 August 2011 | Burning Man 2011
BURNcast is always interested to see how Burning Man is featured in mainstream media. This roundup of clips are from local news stations from last week. Not really new news, but worthwhile coverage even if it's old.The first story is BMorg's very own manager of communications ActionGrl speaking on behalf of the Org from the NBC affiliate in the Bay Area. Second up is a story from KOLO news out of Reno
This series of PSA's is made possible by the Black Rock City Department of Public Works.Motion Video Presentation By:patchesTheJew Creative Supervision By:DA — Playa Restoration Manager Sound Editing By:Jimmy FontanaFirst seen on: http://moopmap.blogspot.com/
30 July 2011 | Burning Man 2011
Recorded at the 2011 Burning Man Summit in San Francisco, California, by Wisconsin Regional Contact Eric Griswold. Posted by Wisconsin Regional Contact Marilyn Besasie.
29 July 2011 | Burning Man 2011
This interview was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on July 19, 2011.
Thank you all for being my family. On to the next thing. I'll always be around, all you have to do is look for me. Peace. Micheal R. Steffy "JarJar" 06.19.58 - 07.18.11 Gone Home
Mike Pettengill's art project entitled "Guillow's Kit" is a comprehensive installation complete with plans, box and model of a WWII Japanese Mitsubishi Zero fighter aircraft at a full scale. The box and the plans will be printed using the technology employed in the printing of billboards. The vinyl plans will be staked throughly to the surface of the dry lake bed at the Burning Man and the box artwork
26 July 2011 | Burning Man 2011
Click to embiggen imageNo, this is not spam and it's not a joke. If you really want these tickets, you're going to have to find the auction on eBay yerself.And if you're interested, I have some prime real estate on Esplanade to sell ya. In the tony area of 6:01-6:03, right next to First Camp! Leave a comment or DM me!UPDATE: This auction item is sold.
At Burning Man 2010, photographer Eric Schwabel suited up and showed up on the playa in what he calls the "Human Light Suit" and with his camera in hand photographed members of the community (drink!) as evidenced in this video.This year, Schwabel wants to reprise his experience only he wants to go bigger. He figures $18,000 will be plenty enough to upgrade the Human Light Suit so he's launched a Kickstarter
BURNBABYBURN from Steve Payne on Vimeo.A few weeks ago we featured a Kickstarter documentary project entitled "Unusual Perspectives" by Burner and Los Angeles filmmaker Paynie. More about the project here.While "Unusual Perspectives" promises to be a worthwhile venture, a decade ago Paynie produced "Burn Baby Burn" another Burning Man documentary that earned him some pretty epic burn cred. Today
We're really excited about this year's temple and this video gives us a reason to be. It's called "The Temple of Transition for Burning Man 2011" and it's taking shape at the build site in Reno, Nevada. To give participants an idea of the scale and scope of the finished product, the artists and fabricators behind the 2011 Temple built a scale model. More at Temple2011.org.
Burner and Los Angeles filmmaker Paynie is heading up a new documentary. His last film, "Burn Baby Burn" was pretty epic. This one has the potential to be just as awesome with your help. Paynie writes:The clip above is a camera test. I love how it turned out.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~I know, there's been loads of films about Burning Man, so good, some bad, some painful. Trust me, I
19 January 2011 | Burning Man 2011
Tickets for Burning Man are now on sale! Hurry! Hurry! Hurry and get yer ticket to ride!