Results for Burning Man

Burning Man is not happening RIGHT NOW!

Burning Man is not happening this year. You can watch it not happen, live, right now! Rewind the livestream to about sunrise this morning to see a dance party. I’m most enamored of the tricycle with the 40′ tall illuminated tower on it!

My Burning Man Experience

While I didn’t get to go to Burning Man this year, I got to help build one of the most dangerous pieces at the event this year, so that’s pretty awesome! I love teaching a flame effects class at The Crucible. A student of mine took what he learned in the class (and his own […]

Burning Man in the Smithsonian

The art of Burning Man will take over an entire gallery at the Smithsonian Institution for 6 months in 2018! This is the first major national exhibition to focus on the event. Original site No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man Grand Salon, Renwick Gallery (Pennsylvania Avenue at 17th Street N.W.) March 30, 2018 — […]

How much propane is consumed at Burning Man each year

From Propaniac, September 2015 Ever wonder how much propane is consumed at Burning Man each year? Wonder no more… 20,020.7 gallons of propane were pumped on playa by the BRC Fuels Team this year (new record). This does not include all of the propane participants purchased off playa. 17,673.4 gallons was for art (mutant vehicles, […]

The Art of Burning Man!

My favorite Burning Man still photographer is putting out a stupendous book of Burning Man art. You can get a look at some of the images and buy the book at It’s being put out by Taschen which is like “the” art book publisher. One groovy thing is that two pieces I helped on […]

Environmental Impact of Burning Man

A friend recently asked me about Burning Man and balancing the experience with it’s sizable environmental impact. Here is my response: It is completely true that all that burning stuff and all the travel to-and-from the event has an environmental impact! Here is an article that is critical of the event talking about that exact […]

Should You Go To Burning Man?

Whenever I talk to friends about all the terrific reasons they have to not go to Burning Man, I give the same kinds of responses. This article does a great job at capturing some of those responses. So read it and go with me next year! It’ll change your life! 55 Things I Learned At […]

Burning Man 2013 Resource Guide

Presenting the Burning Man 2013 Resource Guide! From the Jack Rabbit Speaks, “We’ve compiled a list of fellow JRS readers who are offering you their bits, bobs, wares, services and suchlike (and often special discounts for Burners) to help you prepare for the playa.” This is a simply spectacular listing of burniphenalia. Enjoy! (Find the […]

Burning Man Low Income Ticket Application

I applied to get a Burning Man Low Income Ticket. I think my application says a bit about me… 17. Financial Need Why do you feel you need a Low Income ticket this year? I’m changing careers so that I can keep making art the way I want. I moved to San Francisco in 2005 […]

Gone Shopping at Burning Man

A friend of mine was looking for a way to travel around the playa while at Burning Man this year. Here’s what he came up with: local version: (via) The builder and driver, Mark is a friend of mine too :-)