The Burning Man festival has been held in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert for more than 20 years. And like any giant art gathering/dance party/ritualistic pagan ceremony, every year it’s a little different. We asked our friends and readers on Facebook to submit their favorite photos from past years of the festival for this photo essay. If you want to participate in future such crowd-sourcing larks, you can find us and “like” us, at www.facebook.com/RenoNewsReview.
Even though many of the basics, like the location and schedule, change little from year to year, there are art installations and experiences from each year of the festival that are unique. Hopefully, for experienced Burners, browsing this brief gallery will evoke some memories from years past. And for folks who have never attended, maybe it’ll provide some insight into the appeal that brings people back year after year. For folks reading this on their way to or from Black Rock City, have a good Burn! And for those readers, like many staffers here at the RN&R, who aren’t going this year but wish they were, here’s a little playa dust for your wound.