Bikes

The Burning Man event has a huge bike problem: last year there were over 4,000 bikes abandoned at the end of the event. Apparently there are lot of people who buy cheap bikes on the way in and assume they are doing someone a favor by “donating” it to the event, or expecting to find a charitable group there who …

Mutant Vehicle

The Karma Karriage is a custom-built vehicle capable of taking ten riders on the playa. It lives next door at our sister maker camp, Dustopia. It had an engine problem last year, so we hauled it several hundred miles away for repairs and upgrades. I returns with some restructuring, major lighting effects and a sound system.

Allwaysallready(t)here

Visual meditation on timeless cycle. Ancestral symbols combine with contemporary musings, layering art and science onto a 6’ x 20’ mural. During daylight hours, sunlight brilliantly shows the mural’s pure-color inks (cyan, magenta, yellow) on a bright-white background. Nighttime is flooded with alternating red, green, and blue flood lights, layered images morph and coalesce into one another. The imagery comes …

Cosmic Passage

The easiest way to find camp at night is to follow the 17 ft tall lighting effect on this amazing streetscape cuddlespace. From a central pole, strings of LEDs radiate outward in a 30-ft radius, running a custom program that creates colorful patterns. Visitors flop on the pillows at the base and enjoy gazing at the heavens through the outdoor …