Burning Man 2016 Art Recap

Check out some of my favorite, stunning art installations featured at the infamous Burning Man event, located in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada.

The 10 Benches of Sitting Man

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This piece is titled The 10 Benches of Sitting Man, by artist Art to Be Continued…

Each bench represents the 10 principles of Burning Man

1. Radical Inclusion
2. Gifting
3. Decommodification
4. Radical Self Reliance
5. Radical Self Expression
6. Communal Effort
7. Civic Responsibility
8. Leave No Trace
9. Participation
10. Immediacy

Awakening

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This piece, titled Awakening, was conceived by artists Ryan Elmendorf and Nick Geurts.

This interactive steel sculpture of a human head and two emerging hands invites participants to enter inside, where a control room awaits and the ability to see what the outside world looks like, through the giant’s eyes.

Firmament

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This piece is titled Firmament, by artist Christopher Schardt

This pyramid of canopy colors was created using LED lights to emit a celestial, playful ambiance that welcomes all visitors with its comforting, organic essence.

Medusa Madness

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This piece is titled Medusa Madness, by artist Reared in Steel, LLC

What an epic piece of art! Would you dare to stare into the eyes of this monumentous Medusa?

Pulse Portal

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This piece is titled Pulse Portal, by artist Dave McCarty

This exquisite, laser cut piece was created using steel and tessellated dichroic acrylic pyramids, resulting in a futuristic structure that reflects the viewer and desert landscape.

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