Coney McConeface

Apr 7, 2024

Calling All Cone Lovers!

Announcing Coney McConface: A Burning Man Spectacle!

Are you cone enthusiasts ready to embark on a journey of absurdity and artistic grandeur? Look no further than the New Zealand Burning Man Community’s latest endeavour: Coney McConface, an 18m tall homage to the unsung hero, The Traffic Cone!

What’s the scoop?

Join the community in crafting one of the largest installations at Burning Man this year! Coney McConface isn’t just a statue; it’s a symbol of unity, devotion, and a celebration of the absurd. Whether you’re a thespian, cosplayer, builder, or just someone with a passion for the unconventional, your help is needed to bring this monumental cone to life.

How To Get Involved:

  • Virtual Meetup: Join for an exclusive virtual meetup where Lead Artist Kiwi Chris Hankins and Interactivity Lead Hippathy Valentine (Hippie) will unveil the details of this exciting project. Learn how to contribute talents and ideas to make Coney McConface a reality!
  • Workshop Opportunities: Dive deep into the theatrical elements of the project or join the build and admin crew. There’s a role for everyone in the cone-loving community!
  • FUNDRAISER! Want to cone-down and help Coney across the ocean to Black Rock City? Then follow this here handy link, to book your tickets to CONE-ECTION! A cone-themed fundraiser on 27 April (more details below).
  • RSVP ASAP: This event, happening tonight, is exclusively for New Zealand-based participants. Attendees are requested to RSVP to indicate their attendance and to receive the web meeting link closer to the event date. Jump on the ol’ Facebizzle event page here to express your interest! 

Can’t Make It?

Understandably, if unable to attend, you shouldn’t fret! You can reach out, and arrangements will be made to ensure you receive a recording of the presentation so you can catch up on all the cone-filled excitement.

Join the Cone-versation. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to be part of something truly extraordinary. RSVP now and let’s make Coney McConface a Burning Man legend!

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