Tens of thousands of participants and artists will gather for the 30th anniversary of Burning Man, running Aug. 28 to Sept. 5, in the Nevada desert. It's a "crucible of creativity," explains the event's website.
Art enlivens the dusty playa of this eclectic festival in temporary Black Rock City. Over $1 million in grants is reportedly raised for an array of projects while crowdfunding brings in more.
View this year's projects, including Catacomb of Veils, 220-foot-wide conjoined pyramids that artist Dan sullivan describes as a "confluence of concealment, revelation and sublime beauty."
One anticipated piece for the 2016 edition is 747 Project, featuring half of a 1985 Boeing airliner made into an interactive experience by the Big Imagination Foundation. The artists say, "We’re converting it from a mover of people and cargo to a mover of dreams."
Also on view, artist Laura Kimpton has created her signature word signage, this year with: @Earth#Home.