Sep 4, 2020
One of the principles guiding Burning Man is "Radical Inclusion." Basically, all are welcome. But, the temporary city that Burners build in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert has never been racially diverse. Just 1% of Black Rock City self-identifies as Black. In this episode of THE INTERSECTION at Burning Man, we explore why...
Sep 1, 2020
Burning Man is known for a lot of things: The
art. The parties. The wooden man that’s set on ablaze every year.
But most Burners don’t know much about the history of the land or
its original inhabitants: the Pyramid Lake Paiutes
In this episode of THE INTERSECTION, reporter Lucy Kang explores the Piautes and their...
Aug 31, 2020
Deep in the Black Rock Desert,
way beyond the theme camps and the effigy that gives Burning Man
its name, there’s another elaborate wooden structure: it blends art
and architecture, inside and out. And, arguably, it’s the sacred
and spiritual center of the event.
Burners simply call it “The Temple.” “Grief”...
Feb 5, 2020
Burning Man is known for its massive, Instagram-friendly art installations that are a stark contrast to the beige, desert backdrop. There are also many smaller projects, labors of love that can easily get lost. In this installment, THE INTERSECTION discovers one of them. To the naked eye, it looks like an old phone on a...
Jan 23, 2020
What's it like to be in a wheelchair or have mobility issues on the playa? Photojournalist Morgan Lieberman spent the week with Rat Lady and Mobility Camp. And if you haven't listened to the full episode, consider this a teaser.