101 Photos from Burning Man 2018, Caravansary

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The view from contained in the Misplaced Nomad’s of Vulcania

I wasn’t going to go this 12 months…actually.  However then on the final minute any person I had by no means met generously gifted me a ticket and car go.  Apparently I used to be alleged to go, so I packed my funky outdated Toyota pickup in three hours and headed for the Black Rock Desert in Nevada, a 10 hour drive from Portland for the 11th time.  I arrived at midnight and pulled over to relaxation earlier than hitting the road of hundreds of autos heaped with all the pieces recognized to man.  It could possibly take a number of hours of queuing to get in to the momentary metropolis, which numbered 66,00zero inhabitants this 12 months, the third largest in Nevada State, if just for per week.  Lightning began to flash throughout after which it rained.  The playa, an unlimited pancake flat dry lake mattress fabricated from gypsum turns in to a layer of glue when its moist and it turns into inconceivable to drive.  So maybe 10,00zero individuals grew to become stranded in line all day Monday whereas many hundreds extra had been turned again on the highway.  A muddy social gathering developed across the tons of of RV’s, vehicles, and vehicles as DJ’s arrange sound methods and other people began socializing and dancing and barbecuing.  The playa dried sufficient by sunset to reopen the gates and we flowed in.  I arrived at Dustfish, the place I camp on the Esplanade at midnight, taking 24 hours from once I arrived to get all the best way in, a file wait.  Let the enjoyable start!

Lady Scout Group 666

I’m a documentarian at coronary heart, most likely a symptom of OCD, and I take a whole lot of footage.  Fortunately I took images lessons in faculty and over time have discovered to take good footage.  I crop them and edit them ruthlessly.  This 12 months I’ve whittled them right down to 101 pictures that present a glimpse of the fantastical wonderland that’s Burning Man.  Get pleasure from.

Leisure on prime at an RV ready in line to enter Burning Man


Handstand on the Playa
Tutu Tuesday


Eidolon Panspermia Ostentatia Duodenum (epod) by Michael Christian and Dallas Swindle of Berkeley, California


Everlasting Return, Zoatrope by Peter Hudson https://www.indiegogo.com/tasks/eternal-return-2014–2


Misplaced Nomads of Vulcania, by John Mross and Archive Designs of Eugene, Oregon


Photo voltaic Palms


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Burning Man Timeline, a historical past of the occasion since its beginnings


Wheels of Zoroaster, by Anton Viditz-Ward of Telluride, Colorado


Hayam Solar Temple, by Josh Haywood of London, England


Social gathering on an enormous artwork automobile


Parasolvent, by Dan Benedict of Anaheim, California


Artwork vehicles at evening


A DJ at Ego Journey


My associates Aradia and Tiare on the White Procession on the Temple of Grace on Thursday morning


Butoh efficiency on Thursday morning on the Temple of Grace


A pair from Santa Barbara, California on the White Procession on the Temple of Grace


A flock of crows descends on an deserted artwork automobile that had a flat tire


Morning espresso in a dandelion helmet


A bit bowler at Black Rock Bathroom Bowl



(In)Seen by Kirsten Berg of Berkeley, California


Sundown and Minaret, by Bryan Tedrick of Glen Ellen, California


A girl writing a message on the bottom of Embrace, by the Pier Group


Embrace, a 7 story wooden sculpture of a pair embracing.  It was burned on Friday morning however I used to be asleep
The Man and Wind Horse Home, a gateway by Joe Bob Merritt of Gunnison, Colorado
Rainbow Chimes
Desert Island artwork automobile
The Monaco artwork automobile and Fledgling, a mechanical hen by Christian Ristow of El Prado, New Mexico
Unbelievable mechanical flowers that open and shut
Tessalate metal shapes illuminated from inside
Intercourse Bombe Kabaret at Dustfish
Intercourse Bombe Cabaret at Dustfish
Socializing in entrance of Heart Camp
Bike Bridge, by Michael Christian of  Berkeley, California, fabricated by 12 younger girls from Oakland
Base of the Bike Bridge, by Michael Christian
Nap Time in Heart Camp
Contact Improv in Heart Camp
Infinity Mirror in Heart Camp

Sock Savior
Stargazer Lilies


The Temple of Grace, by David Better of Petaluma, California
Contained in the Temple of Grace at evening, by David Greatest
Dancetronics all evening social gathering earlier than the Embrace burn
Root Society


Macrame Hammocks
A fabulously painted Citroen


Sperm Wind Socks

Big cock within the Homosexual Quarter


Playa Trend
A memorial procession from Dustfish for Lord Huckleberry


Butoh in reminiscence of Lord Huckleberry

The sound sales space at Dustfish


An Israeli man on a bicycle rode up with a bowl of gummy worms.   Once I considering taking one, he mentioned “Select correctly”.  That is what I acquired.
Ghost Ship in a mud storm



Zap! by Bruce Miles
(epod) by Michael Christian and Dallas Swindle of Berkeley, California
Deer cranium (I do not know the identify of this piece)


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The Temple of Grace, by David Better of Petaluma, California


Black Rock Observatory by Tom Varden


Final Outpost, by Shing Yin Khor


Swinging within the Final Outpost


Dawn Saloon, at sundown by Thomas Haan and Brian Jones


The Street to Nowhere


Bike Portal by Johnnie Olivan


Cell-Abrate by Shannon Reagan


Element of Cell-Abrate


Fireplace procession to burn the Man


Artwork automobile


Pulpo Mechanico artwork automobile


Fireplace cannons


Chatting earlier than the Burn


The start of the burning of the Man
The battery ran out in my digital camera throughout the burn


Fiery Tricycle


Espresso and Day glo pastries on an artwork automobile


Pulse and Bloom, by Shilo Shiv Suleman, Saba Ghole, and Rohan Dixit of Cambridge, Massachusetts


Fireplace in Stability by Patrick Sheam


Inverted flames on the ceiling of Fireplace in Stability
Aztec artwork automobile


Crashed out at LumenEssence


Dawn over the playa


Dawn and the Minaret by Brian Tedrick


Ecstatic Dawn
The Misplaced Tea Social gathering by Alex Wright, aka Wreckage Worldwide


Morning on a wooden scrap ship artwork automobile
Good morning on the Twerkulator
Gathering on Sunday morning within the Temple of Grace, by David Greatest


Sleeping within the Temple of Grace


Choices within the Temple of Grace
Sunday morning within the Temple of Grace


Contained in the Temple of Grace
three mud devils rising from the Temple Burn

These pictures are simply of fraction of the expertise I had at Burning Man this 12 months.  I can’t start to precise how superb and fantastic per week it was.  I slipped out because the temple burned and was capable of attain the highway in lower than 2 hours.  It appears like an impressive dream that soaks in to your pores, made actual by the mud coating all the pieces I introduced with me.


Thanks for studying, and viewing, Jeffrey


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