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by phoenix from the playa
Sun Aug 12, 2012 11:22 am
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: Any Northern California Burners?
Replies: 99
Views: 27557

Re: Welcome Home Beautiful!!!

Zen Jambalaya feed for Lake County Burners @ Illumination Village 2:30 & Esplanade Wed nite!~ Identify urselves somehow. Come eat, drink and/or play with fire! Yeah for making the decision to come to Burning Man! I have made it to PDF on the east coast and hope to make it to Transformus in the near ...
by phoenix from the playa
Sun Aug 12, 2012 11:20 am
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: Any Northern California Burners?
Replies: 99
Views: 27557

Re: Another Nor Cal Burner

Lake County Burners, Meet us @ Illumination Village 2:30 & Esplanade for Zen Jambalaya. Identify urselves someway. Hi Everyone, I just relocated from Southern Cal so I am new to Northern Cal and looking to meet other burners in the area. I live on the east side of Lake County (off Hwy 20). I look fo...
by phoenix from the playa
Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:54 pm
Forum: 2012 Art & Performance
Topic: Seeking Lighting Director
Replies: 0
Views: 569

Seeking Lighting Director

It's official! We will be constructing Wall Street plus a couple of banks, in Black Rock CIty in 2012. Proposals being written as I write. We are seeking a person with expertise and playa experience to assist in designing & budgeting & hopefully, implementing a lighting plan for this project which w...
by phoenix from the playa
Wed Jul 27, 2011 11:18 am
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: Visuals for SF Bay Area Art & Theme Camp Benefits
Replies: 0
Views: 352

Visuals for SF Bay Area Art & Theme Camp Benefits

VJ Rainbow Puddle is prepared with two projectors, fabric, maybe even screens, hardware & software to help light up your fun raiser. Featuring lots of Burning Man content welded into my own psychedelic live mixing our technique is to follow the music and let the energy of the room direct the visuals...
by phoenix from the playa
Fri Jul 22, 2011 3:42 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: Documenting "Hands That Build BRC"
Replies: 0
Views: 380

Documenting "Hands That Build BRC"

Hi, For the past ten years, I've been shooting video of people building and installing BM art. My doc us entitled "Hands That Build Black Rock City" and while I produce a short video each year, it's really a multi year project. All use of my video is exclusively within the Burning Man community. Thi...
by phoenix from the playa
Fri Jul 15, 2011 3:09 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: Video Doc of Art Fabrication, Installation & Erections
Replies: 0
Views: 296

Video Doc of Art Fabrication, Installation & Erections

Aloha, I'm shooting video as part of my yearly documentary, "Hands That Build Black Rock City." I'll be in the Bay Area next several weekends to shoot art projects at several fabrication locales. Also, I plan to arrive BRC 23/23 Aug specifically to shoot more video of yours and other projects. If yo...
by phoenix from the playa
Fri Oct 29, 2010 7:15 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Overwhelming Police Presence 2010
Replies: 45
Views: 7386

Overwhelming Police Presence 2010

Perhaps there's someplace a topic someplace I've missed. It's late & I've been busy since early Sept. I saw "undercover" - i.e. in civilian clothing, LEO's, single person to a car, with night scopes and binoculars. Their SOP seemed to be to focus on crowds of people. Climbing a structure, on an art ...
by phoenix from the playa
Fri Jul 23, 2010 3:40 pm
Forum: 2010 Art & Performance
Topic: Artists seeking stages
Replies: 68
Views: 36908

Psychedelic Visuals

VJ Rainbow Puddle wishes to support your music & visions & offers unique blend of original psychedelic visuals, Burning Man footage, live & archival video for DJ's and/or Live Music venues. I've still some open nights. I am part of the Bay Area BM Visuals team. Some of my work is here. http://www.ra...
by phoenix from the playa
Sun Mar 28, 2010 8:44 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Right-Wing 'Burning Man' Tea Partiers Converge on Reid's Des
Replies: 0
Views: 440

Right-Wing 'Burning Man' Tea Partiers Converge on Reid's Des

From Talking Points Memo (TPM) this morning: Teaser Headline: Right-Wing 'Burning Man Tea Partiers Converge on Reid's Desert Hometown http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2010/03/tea-partiers-to-hold-conservative-woodstock-event-in-harry-reids-hometown.php?ref=fpb Some rather illuminating comments bel...
by phoenix from the playa
Mon Jan 25, 2010 11:46 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Decoding Data
Replies: 1
Views: 509

Decoding Data

From Wired: Great piece with many implications for artists from our communities. Hopefully, this piece and the accompanying graphics & some video, will ignite some of you. http://www.wired.com/underwire/2010/01/decode-exhibition-points-way-to-data-based-future-art/all/1 (wish there were an easy way ...
by phoenix from the playa
Wed Aug 05, 2009 2:05 pm
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: Ride from SF 30 Aug and to Reno Sun/Mon
Replies: 2
Views: 1041

Ride from SF 30 Aug and to Reno Sun/Mon

This is my daughters 1st burn and I'll already be on the playa. She needs a ride from the SF Bay Area to BRC on 30 or 31 August and another to Reno airport night of Sept 6 or early morning the 7th for a flight east. She will NOT have water or much equipment! Whomsoever provides safe & sane ride(s) h...
by phoenix from the playa
Sat Dec 27, 2008 9:04 am
Forum: 2009 Theme
Topic: Holidaze Greeting
Replies: 1
Views: 1548

Holidaze Greeting

My annual "card" to friends and the Burner community has evolved this year into a short clip. Hope yo enjoy.
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by phoenix from the playa
Sat Dec 27, 2008 8:53 am
Forum: 2009 Theme Camps
Topic: 30' Dome or Canvas Structure Needed
Replies: 17
Views: 4138

Thanks for all the suggestions. Will be checking each of them out. We have also thought of the car port option. We've still high hopes of finding someone with a dome or structure(s) who wishes to be part of our project. Thanks again for the ideas, keep em coming. cheers & peace, Phoenix Phrom The Pl...
by phoenix from the playa
Sat Dec 20, 2008 1:23 pm
Forum: 2009 Theme Camps
Topic: 30' Dome or Canvas Structure Needed
Replies: 17
Views: 4138

Thanks Wedeliver. Correct assumptions. We can assist in the construction & striking of the dome. At this point, we are only aware of several people who will comprise our camp & uncertain as to aptitude. Certain leadership is critical. Who will be on this team will be determined during the next coupl...
by phoenix from the playa
Sat Dec 20, 2008 10:30 am
Forum: 2009 Theme Camps
Topic: 30' Dome or Canvas Structure Needed
Replies: 17
Views: 4138

30' Dome or Canvas Structure Needed

Our project requires a 30' dome or tarp structure of equivalent size. We can assist in it's erection & strike. We've a budget. This dome will be used by Combat Paper Project where we will be inviting the citizens of Black Rock City to bring combat, or any cloth that holds emotional significance, to ...
by phoenix from the playa
Mon Dec 08, 2008 4:37 pm
Forum: 2009 Theme Camps
Topic: Combat Paper Project
Replies: 1
Views: 1295

Those of us involved in this project feel the need to create the safest environment that we can for the veteran's who will be making art from their combat clothing. We are looking for two or three Burners who are Mental Health professionals who have experience dealing with PTSD who wish to be part o...
by phoenix from the playa
Mon Nov 10, 2008 9:08 pm
Forum: 2009 Theme Camps
Topic: Combat Paper Project
Replies: 1
Views: 1295

Combat Paper Project

How would you like to participate in an historic effort in Black Rock City next summer? Are you a veteran? Do you have a soft spot for vets? Wanna have your mind blown? We are thinking of bringing Combat Paper Project http://www.combatpaper.org/ to Black Rock City as a Theme Camp cum Installation. 2...
by phoenix from the playa
Fri Nov 07, 2008 5:42 pm
Forum: 2009 Art & Performance
Topic: Evolution: Combat Clothing to Paper: The Combat Paper Projec
Replies: 17
Views: 6112

Evolution: Combat Clothing to Paper: The Combat Paper Projec

How would you like to participate in an historic effort in Black Rock City next summer? Are you a veteran? Do you have a soft spot for vets? Wanna have your mind blown? We are thinking of bringing Combat Paper Project http://www.combatpaper.org/ to Black Rock City. 2009 theme is Evolution? How's thi...
by phoenix from the playa
Mon Aug 18, 2008 5:15 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: For all those towing trailers...
Replies: 332
Views: 78332

Good stuff on trailers. Please be advised on Pack Out! It's different. Less weight and more loose stuff. Sometimes we are not fully conscious when loading our trailers and forget the strategic realities of weight placement. Be advised more trailer related accidents occur on the way out of BRC. Tie d...
by phoenix from the playa
Thu Jan 24, 2008 5:16 pm
Forum: 2008 Art & Performance
Topic: Physics of light anyone?
Replies: 60
Views: 16031

schrodinger's cat as well. "Whenever I think of Shroedinger's Cat, I reach for my revolver."--Stephen Hawkin Whenever I think of Stephen Hawkin I reach for Shroedinger's Cat. And what the fuck is Stephen Hawkin doing anyplace close to a friggin revolver, not to mention, *trying* to "reach" it. I'd ...
by phoenix from the playa
Thu Jan 24, 2008 4:58 pm
Forum: 2008 Theme
Topic: Czech Hack Inserts Nuc footage into Weather
Replies: 0
Views: 1284

Czech Hack Inserts Nuc footage into Weather

I received this notice from our old friend Dr. Playa Strangelove and the Phony Playa Impostors" "Check this out Pheeeee, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjsZCyNb7o0 This cute hack was perpetuated by Ztohoven, a group of Czech artists who wear masks. They hacked into a weather channel & overlaid foota...
by phoenix from the playa
Thu Jan 24, 2008 4:50 pm
Forum: 2008 Theme
Topic: Statue of Liberty
Replies: 29
Views: 9083

I like C187's idea of people dressing up as Ms Liberty. Not my intention though. My intention was to attract some builders, nerds, dreamers and juice interest for firing up & burning Ms. Liberty. On a surfboard, blindfolded, holding a gun, perhaps all at once. Lots of fire. Don't know much about RC ...
by phoenix from the playa
Thu Dec 13, 2007 7:49 am
Forum: 2008 Theme
Topic: Statue of Liberty
Replies: 29
Views: 9083

Statue of Liberty

Possible to drum up some interest in an installation involving one or more Statues of Liberty, a remote control airplane and some fireworks?

peace, Phoenix
by phoenix from the playa
Thu Dec 13, 2007 7:46 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Tesla Coils Down Under
Replies: 1
Views: 723

Tesla Coils Down Under

by phoenix from the playa
Tue Aug 14, 2007 4:59 pm
Forum: 2011 Share Resources
Topic: Golf Cart Won't Fit in 4 x 8 Cart. ! I've an idea! Or Help!
Replies: 2
Views: 970

Thanks for the very important clarification.

So, if you've a legal handicapped sticker and would like to co-register this golf cart with me and can get it there and back, it's yours Thurs till when you depart.

No Others Need Apply.

xoxoxo Phoenix
by phoenix from the playa
Tue Aug 14, 2007 9:42 am
Forum: 2011 Share Resources
Topic: Golf Cart Won't Fit in 4 x 8 Cart. ! I've an idea! Or Help!
Replies: 2
Views: 970

Golf Cart Won't Fit in 4 x 8 Cart. ! I've an idea! Or Help!

Hi, of course the wheel base of my golf cart is 48" and the rear entry, 47". Perhaps if de-air tires. . .? After breakfast. In the meantime: My golf cart will be handicapped approved. It is covered in *some* fabric & I will do more. I need to get it from Midddetown (near Harbin) to BRC like by 24 Au...
by phoenix from the playa
Wed Apr 11, 2007 8:19 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Baker Needed San Diego May 12 & 13
Replies: 1
Views: 841

C'mon Burners, must be a couple of you in San Diego who could use some cash. I've gotten some replies from Craig's List & none of them are Burners. My pref is to hire a citizen of Black Rock City.

Thanks, Chef Rainbow Puddle
by phoenix from the playa
Thu Apr 05, 2007 11:46 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Baker Needed San Diego May 12 & 13
Replies: 1
Views: 841

Baker Needed San Diego May 12 & 13

I am vending Cafe du Monde Beignets at Gator By The Bay in San Diego weekend of May 12 & 13.

Any bakers and food service Burners need some cash? Good pay, lousy hours, great music, fine Beignets & other Cajun foods.

peace, Phoenix

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by phoenix from the playa
Tue Apr 03, 2007 8:07 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Happy April Fool's Day!
Replies: 6
Views: 2460

Dang! Was going to do a sculpture using the removable crotch panels to create an entire Thai Theme Camp..

BM Marketplace better then Christo's 24' high 28 miles of shade which seemed oh, so Christo like.

But where to find the plastic Larry now.
by phoenix from the playa
Mon Apr 02, 2007 8:23 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What if Tribe.net doesn't come back?
Replies: 24
Views: 3850

where'd Tribe go?

Anyone know why they are down? All day seems a long time for maintenance.

getting ready to be sold?

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