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Photos From The Wild Burning Man 2017 - National Geographic

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Photos From The Wild Burning Man 2017 - National Geographic
« on: September 01, 2017, 11:01:48 AM »
Fire Goddess (left) from Moscow and Sharrari (right) from Santa Monica have each been to three Burns.
Photograph by Aaron Huey

Fire Goddess (left) from Moscow and Sharrari (right) from Santa Monica have each been to three Burns.

An attendee walks on stilts across the desert, leaving tall art structures behind him.
Photograph by Aaron Huey

An attendee walks on stilts across the desert, leaving tall art structures behind him.

Black Rock City Animal Control members and Black Rock Scouts climb on a larger-than-life sculpture during Burning Man 2016.
Photograph by Aaron Huey

Black Rock City Animal Control members and Black Rock Scouts climb on a larger-than-life sculpture during Burning Man 2016.

The largest art installation at Burning Man in 2016 was the Catacomb of Veils, that would sometimes be obscured by a dust storm on the Playa.
Photograph by Aaron Huey

The largest art installation at Burning Man in 2016 was the Catacomb of Veils, that would sometimes be obscured by a dust storm on the Playa.

The desert comes alive with strobe lights and glowing bicycles, and often many dance parties compete for attention at once.
Photograph by Aaron Huey

The desert comes alive with strobe lights and glowing bicycles, and often many dance parties compete for attention at once.

Approximately 70,000 people from across the globe gathered for the 30th annual Burning Man in 2016 in the Black Rock Desert.
Photograph by Jim Urquhart, Reuters

Approximately 70,000 people from across the globe gathered for the 30th annual Burning Man in 2016 in the Black Rock Desert.

The Hammock Hangout Camp is a great place to have a snooze any time of day.
Photograph by Aaron Huey

The Hammock Hangout Camp is a great place to have a snooze any time of day.

Adults aren't the only attendees that get to enjoy Burning Man, some parents bring there children who also get to explore the art.
Photograph by Aaron Huey

Adults aren't the only attendees that get to enjoy Burning Man, some parents bring there children who also get to explore the art.

The sun sets at the Medusa head installation, as visitors around the statue ironically appear to be made of stone behind the dust wall.
Photograph by Aaron Huey

The sun sets at the Medusa head installation, as visitors around the statue ironically appear to be made of stone behind the dust wall.

A group of attendees from around the world gather for drinks at the Altitude Lounge, which is built on scaffolding that overlooks the makeshift city.
Photograph by Aaron Huey

A group of attendees from around the world gather for drinks at the Altitude Lounge, which is built on scaffolding that overlooks the makeshift city.

Attendees experience a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. They are surrounded by bicycles, a common mode of transportation around the event.
Photograph by Aaron Huey

Attendees experience a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. They are surrounded by bicycles, a common mode of transportation around the event.

Besides bicycles, attendees use "art cars" like the one seen here, to transport larger groups.
Photograph by Aaron Huey

Besides bicycles, attendees use "art cars" like the one seen here, to transport larger groups.

The modes of transportation expand far beyond what you would see on an average city street.
Photograph by Aaron Huey

The modes of transportation expand far beyond what you would see on an average city street.

After the burning of the Veils, people congregate around some of the art built for Burning Man 2016.
Photograph by Aaron Huey

After the burning of the Veils, people congregate around some of the art built for Burning Man 2016.

A group of costumed revelers from Taiwan plays drums at Mazu Camp at sunset.
Photograph by Aaron Huey

A group of costumed revelers from Taiwan plays drums at Mazu Camp at sunset.

Belle, a classically trained dancer from New York City, does an improvisational dance on the Playa.
Photograph by Aaron Huey

Belle, a classically trained dancer from New York City, does an improvisational dance on the Playa.

Circus Gitane, a high end luxury camp, hosts a party that involves spinning a dare-filled wheel in the hopes of getting a free drink.
Photograph by Aaron Huey

Circus Gitane, a high end luxury camp, hosts a party that involves spinning a dare-filled wheel in the hopes of getting a free drink.

The burning of the Man and the Temple light up the night sky during Burning Man 2016.
Photograph by Aaron Huey

The burning of the Man and the Temple light up the night sky during Burning Man 2016.

Following the burning, people dance, pray, and celebrate around the last remaining parts.
Photograph by Aaron Huey

Following the burning, people dance, pray, and celebrate around the last remaining parts.

Dressed for maximum style and protection against the elements, returning Burners often adopt "Playa names" for the week. Helen of Joy (left) and William the Wizard (right), both hail from Los Angeles.
Photograph by Aaron Huey

Dressed for maximum style and protection against the elements, returning Burners often adopt "Playa names" for the week. Helen of Joy (left) and William the Wizard (right), both hail from Los Angeles.

Frisk (left) has been attending Burning Man since 1996. Silver Guy (right), from Portland, has been to 13 Burning Man events.
Photograph by Aaron Huey

Frisk (left) has been attending Burning Man since 1996. Silver Guy (right), from Portland, has been to 13 Burning Man events.

Artemis (left) from San Francisco and No Name (right) from Los Angeles don creative costumes.
Photograph by Aaron Huey

Artemis (left) from San Francisco and No Name (right) from Los Angeles don creative costumes.



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