The Geeks shall inherit the Multiverse

The Geeks shall inherit the Multiverse

Well that was unexpected, cool, hilarious fun! BRCvr, or Black Rock City Virtual Reality brought the Multiverse to the world in the last week of August, after Burning Man was understandably cancelled due to Covid-19, like most large events this year.  What an amazing...

Burning Man Imagery appears at Paris Fashion Show

by J Damrow What happens at a burn stays at a burn, unless all involved give explicit permission, right? Most would agree that this is a clearly understood and entrenched concept. So how would you feel if your intimate messages, inner most thoughts and written...
Respecting contributions of art

Respecting contributions of art

‘Helping Hand’ by Nico. Photo by Tangent   THIS IS A SPECIAL PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT from the Kiwiburn Pro-Art Protection Agency A unique part of the incredible world we encounter on the Paddock is the fabulous art to be discovered there. The nature of...
The Temple In A Heartbeat

The Temple In A Heartbeat

The Temple is one of the things that makes burns different from other festivals. It belongs to no religion, yet it is spiritual; it is a place for emotion, for release, for grief, for letting go… it is a sacred space. Sometimes people get too carried away with...
How we use the Ten Principles

How we use the Ten Principles

We recently stumbled upon this great write-up about how different people relate to and enact the 10 principles at Burning Seed, our Australian sister burn.  This was originally posted on Philosophy of Burning, by Wonka.   Recently, I’ve surveyed many members of the...
The Temple at Kiwiburn

The Temple at Kiwiburn

We asked a veteran Kiwiburner what the Temple means to him: Life is full of heights and depths, whether we like it or not.  We run headlong towards the heights and we tend to find satisfying ways to pretend that the depths aren’t really there.  A few days of...