Thursday, October 17, 2013

Time for Burn2

Burn2 is here. Art and various events will cover the next days.
Unfortunately my pass for the press day did not get through, so for the moment I share the press release about this year's edition

Announcing the Selected Artists From Submissions For Juried Plots, BURN2 2013

Press Contact: Mia Quinote


Wednesday, August 11, 2013
BURN2 is happy to announce the 2013 Juried Art and Theme Camp plot winners! We had 19 applicants this year who submitted proposals to amaze us, engage us, and energize the playa with their amazing builds! You’ll see artists who have never been on the playa before, as well as seasoned artists who generously create participatory art over the years; artists whom we have grown to love. You can see these artists and more when the gates open at BURN2 for a week of creative celebration and festivities starting October 19th!  We’re planning a full week and we’re getting very excited in the planning stages with everything coming together for a great event!

Thank you EVERYONE who submitted applications for these plots. Your ideas ARE AMAZING, and it did not make for an easy decision process.  For those who submitted, we  want to let you know it’s not too late to grab your own plot and build your camp.
And to a Lamplighter’s drum roll, we announce the names of the 10 selected artists and the titles of their builds:

  • Giovanna Cerise "The magic of objects" 
  • Alesha Hax "Cult­Ure Queen" 
  • MORLITA Quan "Sokofa" 
  • Loki Eliot "The Sand Fairy" 
  • Caro Fayray "Anomaly" 
  • Ginger Lorakeet "Inside Art" 
  • Juliana Burns "Camp Marshmallow" 
  • catboy Qunhua "Catboy's Camp of Cuisine, Culture, and Comedy"       
  • Sarrah Docherty "Cargo Train"
  • Marianne McCann "Inner Child Camp"

>>>MORECongratulations Art plot and Theme Camp winners!

BURN2 is an official Burning Man Regional, following the 10 Principles and spreading Burning
Culture through volunteerism and the celebration of Community, Art, and Fire on the virtual
playa. A place for SL residents and Burners alike to radically participate in one of the most
loved events in Second Life.

The theme this year is "CARGO CULT."  Learn more about the theme here:

Some important dates for the Juried Camp Artists

Building starts: 9/20/13
Building/placement ends: 10/12/13
BURN2 Cargo Cult opens: 10/19/13
BURN2 Cargo Cult ends: 10/27/13

All builders and artists agree to comply with the Ten Principles of Burning Man and BURN2
(­principles) and the BURN2 Builder Guidelines
(  All builders and artists agree to comply with Linden
Lab’'s Terms of Service and Community Standards.
We encourage the press to provide this information to the public, and please join us in seeing
the immediacy creativity of moment that participatory art can create on the playa at BURN2!

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We encourage you to use the following labels and hashtags when you write about the event:
BURN2,  #burn2 . We will promote those tags to make it easier for people to find your content.
Want more information? 

Check out these resources:

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Facebook Group:
Regional Page:­life/

Contact people:
Steering Committee:
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