Burning Man festival with a bird's-eye view, and not only
• Burning Man festival is an aerial view and not only
Wind speeds of up to 60 km / h, pylischa and huge insects - are not able to stop those who have arrived at this year's Burning Man festival. And judging by these photos from a height, such people was very high. Stretching enormous semicircle on the territory of the desert in Nevada, the city of Black Rock City, as it is called, has sheltered 65,000 people who lived and hung out here for seven days. In this gigantic city has its own theater, clubs, temples and churches, bus service and even the airport. After his festival disassemble, and he will wait for his moment of glory in the next year.
Although near the city seems a chaotic cluster of caravans, from afar it looks like a smooth, carefully arranged in a semicircle.
Incidentally, each horizontal road has the name - from Esplanade way inside before the first block camps to Laffing Sal - roads for the last block.
Vertical "streets" are named for the provisions on the clock, which they occupy. For example, 6:00 - in the center, 10:00 - on the left side, and 2:00 - on the right. In the heart of nowhere is man - a sculpture, in whose honor and named the festival. She set fire to the last day.
The camp in 1997, was the first and the only one outside the Black Rock desert because of problems with planning. It was square. Rounded edges have already added the following year.
At first, the city took only half of the circle, and it lived just 9,000 people on five intersections. Today, it houses 65 000 15 intersections, and they take up more than two thirds of the circle.
The festival takes place in the desert where nobody bothers tourists seven days ... except for dust storms.
But experienced clubbers can not be fooled: they have long come to the festival in full gear - with glasses and masks.
This year's event theme sounds like the "Festival of mirrors", and that is why in the camp, you can stumble upon a variety of installations with mirrors.
In the heart of the camp stands the sculpture of the man who burned at the end of the festival week.
In addition to the man at the center of the camp are a lot of sculptures, which are also to be burned.
Each year the festival is held under a certain theme.
The money is out of the law, so that the guests exchange goods, and many fans are trying to "buy" tickets to the festival for a variety of treasures, such as crystals. The camp is temporary, so guests should bring with them all - from food and tents to furniture.
Party people gathered in front of the audio system "Robot Heart", to enjoy the music.
have something to do at the camp. For example, a ride on a rocker
Art installation "Totems repentance." Festival participants are asked to write their repentance on pieces of paper, which is attached to the inside of the tower ... and then burned along with it.
Some of the sculptures are mobile, such as the El pulp Mecanica.
The skeleton of a snake named Mother Snake bristled fire.
Some installations are interactive, such as the skeleton, which can swing his arms and legs like a puppet.
The game of Skee-Ball.
Home sculpture festival on the background of the moon in the middle of the desert in Nevada waiting to be burned.