Theme

Rotwang!!!

evil scientist from Metropolis

evil scientist from Metropolis

This is the evil scientist Rotwang from the film Metropolis. I’m determined to fit Rotwang somewhere into my Burning Man 2010 experience DESPITE the moniker’s unfortunate connotations at a festival with such large post-revel STD problems…

American Dream Machine

Hmm. “The American dream” eh? I wonder if we could take that wayward hairdryer Ryan picked up and convert it into some sort of machine to “display” the American dream of whoever put their head in it. As to how it would work. No thoughts yet…

2008 Art Theme: “American Dream”

From the Burning Man website:

2008 Art Theme: “American Dream”
This year’s art theme is about patriotism — not that kind which freights the nation state with the collective weight of ego, but a patriotism based upon a love of country and culture. Leave ideology at home; forget the blue states and the red; let parties, factions and the issues that divide us fall away. Ask yourself, instead, what can postmodern America yet give to the world?”

I’m not in love with the theme. Sure, they are a minority, but there are people who come from abroad…