Man still burning bright

Published September 1, 2012
Burners ride their bicycle through the streets of Burning Man near Gerlach, Nev. on Aug. 28, 2012.
Burners ride their bicycle through the streets of Burning Man near Gerlach, Nev. on Aug. 28, 2012.
Bingram Lai explores ?Zonotopia and the Two Trees?, August 29.
Bingram Lai explores ?Zonotopia and the Two Trees?, August 29.
The Temple of Juno is seen at sunrise.
The Temple of Juno is seen at sunrise.
Ruth Kidd explores the art piece ?Ego? before sunrise.
Ruth Kidd explores the art piece ?Ego? before sunrise.
An art piece named La Llorona rests on the playa.
An art piece named La Llorona rests on the playa.
The sun sets during the festival.
The sun sets during the festival.
Participants ride an art car.
Participants ride an art car.
The Playa comes to life at night.
The Playa comes to life at night.
Participants watch the flames from El Pulpo Mecanico.
Participants watch the flames from El Pulpo Mecanico.
An aerial view shows the festival, August 30.
An aerial view shows the festival, August 30.
Mark Gower, dressed as a samurai, dances at sunrise during the festival, August 31.
Mark Gower, dressed as a samurai, dances at sunrise during the festival, August 31.
An art installation is pictured at sunrise.
An art installation is pictured at sunrise.
Artist Kirsten Berg cleans her art work on the playa.
Artist Kirsten Berg cleans her art work on the playa.

More than 60,000 people from all over the world have gathered at the sold out Burning Man 2012 “Fertility 2.0” festival, which is celebrating its 26th year, to spend a week in the remote Black Rock Desert of Nevada cut off from much of the outside world to experience art, music and the unique community that develops. - Photos by Agencies

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