First published: Winter 2006

Burning Man, an annual temporary community in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, is the world’s largest outdoor art gallery, featuring nearly 300 art installations scattered across a barren, prehistoric lake bed known as a playa.
For one week late in August of each year, nearly 40,000 participants gather to create a vibrant city based on self-expression, survival, sharing and radical self-reliance. Life in Black Rock City is characterised by collaborative interactive art-making, gift-giving, performance and costuming.

 

 

This is an article extract; read the full article in Raw Vision #57.

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