Thanks to a number of generous donors, Burning Man Project was able to give nearly $1M in Honoraria art grants to 62 artists in 2021. …

The “Ethereal Empyrean Experience“ — credit: Sylvia Lisse

The Oral History of the Ethereal Empyrean Experience, Burning Man’s First VR Temple

Center Camp, 2019 (Photo in graphic by Kate Beale)

What would it look like for Black Rock City and all of our global communities to be more radically inclusive and diverse? How can this help change society? Burning Man Project is on a journey to build a more educated and aware organizational culture, to create a framework for community…

by Simeone Scaramozzino

This year, Burning Man’s magic did not vibrate on a physical playa. While you can cancel an event, you can’t cancel a culture… We had to pivot …and eventually decided to reflourish from our hearts, digitally.

Walking the Labyrinth at Fly Ranch, 2021 (Photo by Will Roger)


  1. Introduction
  2. The Three Goals
  3. How’s It Going?
  4. Pathways to the Goals
  5. A Future Vision
  6. Conclusion

For those who prefer audio/visual media, you can also watch our year-two report, which was recorded live on July 16, 2021. …

Gino Borges’ path led him from a California dairy farm to earning a Ph.D. in Communications from Purdue University, from Nevada desert quests to family ranch stewardship. And now from conventional real estate investing to impact investing.

Gino is a Partner at OpenPath Investments, transforming ordinary apartment complexes into thriving…

In October of 2019, author Yodassa Williams hosted a four-day writing retreat for BIPOC women and non-binary writers at Fly Ranch (click here to view her Afro-Feminist novel and storytelling background). Over the course of four days, 34 writers gathered to connect with the land and participate in creative workshops…

Burning Man Principles applied to our current shared state

Original post by UrsaLee | July 24, 2020

What does it mean to surrender to the storyline and participate without knowing where it will end?

How does saying yes to a 4 AM dance party sound, or giving a friendly stranger some extra food you have without any expectations or hopes of what it might bring? Does it…

Burner Kamal X offers a personal tour of his powerful photography.

Self-portrait. All photos by Kamal X

Kamal X is an Oakland-based photographer who’s been to Black Rock City twice. Recently, he hit the streets in the Bay Area to document the Black Lives Matter protests and the fight against institutionalized racism and police brutality. “I felt it necessary to document what’s been going on through my…

Year 1 Progress on 2030 Sustainability Goals

Table of Contents:

  1. Summary
  2. What we said we’d do
  3. What we’ve done
  4. What we’re planning
  5. Conclusion

For those who prefer audio/visual media, you can also watch our year-one report, which was recorded live on July, 17th 2020. By clicking through to the video description you can find timecode links to each section:

1) Summary

Burning Man Project

The nonprofit Burning Man Project facilitates and extends a global cultural movement united in the pursuit of a more creative and connected world.

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