Burning Man Project Sunday Reads 💪 April 19, 2020
The we-can-do-it edition.
Thanks for joining us for another edition of “Sunday Reads,” a new curated collection of articles, videos, and podcasts that speak to our global community, culture, and principles.
This week, makers are mobilizing to envision and build a new future. Plus, nurses climbing on the LOVE sculpture in front of Renown Medical Center is the feel-good image we needed.
Burning Man in the World
“Only Black Rock City is canceled. Burning Man is alive.” Amen to that. Burning Man Project CEO Marian Goodell chatted with the Washington Post about the road ahead.
Burning Man 2020 is the latest cultural offering to go virtual
This summer, artists, seekers, spiritualists and the culturally curious who have been planning to meet on the playa in…
How can our society be rebuilt a little better than it was? Maker Faire founder Dale Dougherty and Quarantime!’s Peter Hirshberg talk about the maker movement and Burning Man in response to COVID-19.
Burners and Makers: Splitting the Civic Atom
Dale Dougherty and Peter Hirshberg talk about the maker movement and Burning Man in response to COVID-19.
Jeff Schomberg and Laura Kimpton’s “LOVE” installation has been planted in front of a Reno hospital for the next three months as a sign of solidarity and appreciation for all the healthcare workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus outbreak.
Burning Man 'Love' sculpture debuts at Renown amid COVID-19 outbreak
CLOSE "Love" truly does endure all: Burning Man, wine country wildfires and now the coronavirus pandemic. Renown…
If we did it then, we can do it now! This 1997 broadcast marked a turning point for what Black Rock City could be in the world. What will the next phase hold for us all? It’s up to us to decide.
Well, if this isn’t the ultimate reverie. Aerial dancers do their lovely thing under the Man.
Here’s an inspiring sermon from Zvika Krieger, who shares tips on how to make transitions during tough times during the Milk + Honey camp’s Kabbalat Shabbat, shelter-in-place edition.
Whatcha doing this weekend? There are *so many* events happening in the Burnerverse it’s hard to keep track of them. This post tries to list them all.
Upcoming Global Virtual Events, April 15-21
The Burnerverse is bubbling over with virtual events - so many it's hard to do justice to them in one post. We've given…
“Larry taught me the phrase, ‘Here’s what we know…,’” writes advisor Rosie von Lila. Here are Rosie’s timeless truths about this global network and what’s needed next. (Hint: this.)
Burning Man’s Cancelled, But Not Cancelled: Let’s Live It Up
I was surprised that I cried when I heard the news. Front and center, I became present to what a consistent presence…
Take a virtual tour of Burning Man artist Leo Villareal’s “Illuminated River” in London.
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