The Endless Knot

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The Endless Knot

Postby Perpetual Burn » Sat May 27, 2017 1:09 am

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So, my first idea for an art installation was a gigantic Endless Knot... which is a Buddhist symbol for the eternal interconnectedness of everything... aka, Radical Inclusion.

I've always found the image aesthetically and spiritually appealing... I Love a wide range of art on the Playa... But my mind always thinks of installations when it comes to Giving back to the Black Rock Community...

I highly doubt I'll have the ability to manifest this installation this year, but if someone did I'd Love to draw up the blueprints and show up early enough to build this piece... or maybe this thread will inspire someone else to...

But basically the above image would be made out of wood, like 28 feet tall, like 36 feet wide and like 8-10 feet deep... the gold part would stick out to provide steps and other steps carved into the garnet part to climb to the top where there could be an observation deck... then the square gaps in the piece could be made flat with padding for folks to chillax and get some shade...

Then of course we Burn it down on Thursday or Friday!

Hopefully this will be my first installation or inspiration thereof... and hopefully it won't be my last.

Just planting a seed...

"The auspicious drawing symbolises the mutual dependence of religious doctrine and secular affairs. Similarly, it represents the union of wisdom and method, the inseparability of emptiness and dependent arising at the time of path, and finally, at the time of enlightenment, the complete union of wisdom and great compassion."
http://www.religionfacts.com/endless-knot
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Re: The Endless Knot

Postby Perpetual Burn » Fri Jun 02, 2017 8:39 pm

Holy schnikes!!!

So, in my favorite bar in Defaultia I see a fellow Burner...

I tell him about this installation idea...

He says we should add slides like that Man that looked like He was standing on an UFO...

My mind exploded.

True story... Everything is One thing.

Radical Inclusion!!!

Also met a brand new Burner from across the nation... WTF?
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Hope restores our Soul
We Burn on the Playa
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We fear no evil
The Man is on our side
Surely Faith & Love Will follow
All our Lives
& We will Burn in the House of Love
Forever

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Re: The Endless Knot

Postby gaminwench » Fri Jun 02, 2017 11:57 pm

Manifest the Art.
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Re: The Endless Knot

Postby TT120 » Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:46 am

I see a badass racetrack in that drawing...........
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Re: The Endless Knot

Postby Perpetual Burn » Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:03 pm

We're going to try to manifest this... probably not this year, probably won't have the funds... and not alot of time for permits and everything... but I feel very hopeful I could do it next year.

TT120 wrote:I see a badass racetrack in that drawing...........

Hmm... I like... I can see that track at the 4th of JuPlaya! :mrgreen:

Or a small one people can ride go karts on...

And even if I've told ya before, damn I love your sig quote.
Love calls us Home
Hope restores our Soul
We Burn on the Playa
Black Rock Desert
We fear no evil
The Man is on our side
Surely Faith & Love Will follow
All our Lives
& We will Burn in the House of Love
Forever


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