Burning Man Project Sunday Reads 🧺 May 24, 2020
Making sense in a senseless world.
“Curate Yer Burn” with a new edition of “Sunday Reads,” a weekly collection of articles, videos, and audio that speak to our global community, culture, and principles.
Burning Man in the World
Meet Mavis Muller, the ‘artivist’ and community leader behind the Burning Basket participatory art and fire ritual in Alaska and along the Pacific Rim.
Burning Basket Project: Art of Community Wellbeing, Learning and Activism
For almost two decades, Burning Man Project has supported dozens of artists who spark community engagement through the…
Yodassa Williams went to Black Rock City in 2014 and found the experience transformational. Now she’s the author of a ‘black girl magic adventure’ of another type — for young adult readers.
Diversity & Radical Inclusion: Yodassa Williams on Being a Black Femme Burner
Yodassa Williams is an accomplished storyteller and writer in the Bay Area. She is an alumna of The Ohio State…
On May 30, get ready for the 24-hour “F*nd Yer Burn,” a virtual music and arts livestream benefiting Burning Man Project. Big thanks to the theme camps, Burners and supporters for hosting! We need your support more than ever!
F*ND YER BURN
Art event by The Cosmic Ranch on Saturday, May 30 2020 with 224 people interested and 106 people going.
Photographer Shalaco wants to share his experience applying for COVID-19 financial support with the creative community.
Bring some DISTRIKT to your Memorial Day cookout. The sets here go back for years.
Narrator Elena Brower met Above & Beyond at Burning Man in 2014. Here’s a new episode of their spoken word meditation collaboration.
Disasters are beginning to emerge as a single, continuous event. This is what Nick Farr calls “the Long Disaster” — and it requires a paradigm shift in how we respond.
How has your life tossed and turned recently? Burning Man Project’s JENN SANDER chatted with philosopher Jason Silva about how to balance our poet and practical selves to make sense of sense-making.
Of Modes and Meaning Making
Excerpts on conversations about the mythopoetic with Jason Silva and Erik Davis, by Jenn Sander
Who hasn’t had a moment on playa when disorientation set in, as well as little panic? This excerpt from a book about the art and science of losing your way explains it all.
Why Humans Totally Freak Out When They Get Lost
One day in October 2015, a forest surveyor working in an area of dense woodland near Mount Redington in Maine came…
This ‘open letter to the next century’ asks: “What will the world look like when we all have enough?” Burning Man’s gifting economy has already started to answer that question and redefine what “true wealth” means.
How Universal Basic Income changes the future
After the coronavirus, Universal Basic Income seems inevitable. What will the world look like when we all have enough?
“All Power to the People” artist Hank Thomas Willis was involved with this spine-tingling effort to show gratitude to essential workers via tremendous billboards in Times Square and beyond.
If your summer road trip takes you by Reno, here’s a suggested itinerary for enjoying all the Burning Man sculptures out there.
Make your own mini Man and bring a piece of BRC to your other home. ❤
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