Communities are not produced by sentiment. They grow out of a shared struggle.  -Larry Harvey
If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.  -Leonard Cohen
What is to give light must endure burning.  -Victor Frankl
Burning Man is a global community with citizens on six continents. You may already be a member!
Burning Man is the place to find out who you are, then take it a step further.
Burner (n): a citizen of the worldview that is Burning Man. May be encountered everywhere.
Burning Man is a laboratory. Not every experiment works, but we’ll never know if we don't try.
Life is short. Make something amazing. (Then burn it)
Burning Man is not a festival. It’s a catalyst for creative culture in the world.
Being a 'Burner' is more than going to an event. It's a way of being in the world.

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Presenting the Burning Man Journal!

Take a quick tour of the Burning Man Journal, our newly redesigned blog, featuring news, information, stories and opinion from around the Burning Man universe, by writers from across the spectrum of Burning Man culture.

Michael Garlington: “The Horror and the Wonder”

It’s the ability of Garlington’s art to encompass both those extremes that most inspires me: the images may be fantastical in their beauty, but in their capacity to encompass the totality of the human experience they are utterly realistic.