Burning Man presents:
BURNAL EQUINOX 2013 Art Salon and Mixer!
Art • Music • Performance * Theme Camps * Video Artistry * Unexpectables * You!
Art Salon and mixer
Saturday, March 2nd! - 7pm to 3am
At Public Works
161 Erie Street, SF, CA 94103
(between Division & 14th St. in the Mission)
$20; just $15 with donation of art supplies
for Hospitality House art program
(*see needed supplies below*)
Dress: Anything from Abacus to Cyber-Absurd!
Come @ 7pm for special ROBOT Happy Hour mix-a-thon with $4 beer and $5 thematic drink specials!
For further info about the Burning Man 2013 theme:
Burnal Equinox is our first community creative salon and mixer of the year and we look forward to your participation! So, ramp up your Radical Self-Expression and join a wide variety of performers, artist, theme camps and friends at this creative salon to encourage arts collaboration in the Bay Area.
Participating Artists and Performers Include:
Airpusher, Angela Mae, Burning Man Project, CandyLand theme camp, CelloJoe, C SkwaReD - Graphite into Bio-mechanics & Live Airbrush Painting, Danny Macchiarini & The Dragon Smelter Crew, Deep Dimension, Dex Stakker, DJ Kelly, Fou Fou HA!, Ghost Town Gospel, Heart Touch with Keno Mapp, Hydrah, i can dress myself, KALYXSF, Mz. K, Natalie Rhea, Neon Bunny, Nick Black, noaccordion, Playa Info, ROBOT, SanedracHunter, Sensoree, Shovelman, Serin – Ovo, Therese Hockel – Live Painting, Tim Thompson – Space Pallette, Volunteer Resource Team, XZIST, Zenotope, and MANY MORE!
Visuals by: Burning Man VJ Team, including Celestine Star, Chris Crismond, Danny Firpo, Diana Maxwell, Mark McGothigan, and Rainbow Puddles.
OUR THEME: TECHNOLOGY AS SAVIOR!
Through a multitude of technological devices we have expanded our sense of what is real, what is possible, how we relate and what we find gratifying. We can text one another instantaneously across oceans, meet online and converse with groups of strangers at any given moment about the trajectory of asteroids, express our opinions to political leaders via on-line petitions, and expand our social network of “friends” seemingly without limit! We watch reality shows about other people’s lives and create virtual versions of ourselves as we fly through the Interwebs in enhanced real-time. Miraculous devices have become so ingrained in who we are, how we work, think and relate that we could not imagine life without them or the immediacy and satisfaction they offer. And why would we?! Technology is SAVING our economy and way of life, even as it reinvents everything! That is its magic! That is the miracle! It reinvents itself and our relationship with it in mysterious and accelerating ways! There is no problem Technology cannot help with. Nothing Technology cannot and will not do to enhance our lives and save us from any number of impending destructions! Technology WILL SAVE US, even as it helps us relate to one another in better and more convenient ways!
It is magic AND salvation! Or is it an addictive form of social euphoria? Maybe both.
This Burnal Equinox theme contemplates our relationship to the devices we love and to that grand trixter, creator and savior, Technology—as it relates to our changing sense of reality and relationships.
At this Flambe Lounge we encourage playful consideration about YOUR relationship to technology and one another. How did people say “hello” 20, 200 and 2000 years ago and how did their technologies help? And what of future technologies? What potential do they offer for saving the human race from global warming, economic collapse and death itself? What will become of humanity and the essential experiences that make us “human” once we have merged with Technology?
|DOWNSTAIRS – TECHNO-SINGULARITY STAGE|
ROBOT DANCE PARTY - hosted by KALYXSF
NeonBunny + special guests FOU FOU HA!
Ghost Town Gospel
FOU FOU HA!
SanedracHunter + ambient performances
by Angela Mae & XZIST
Heart Touch with Keno Mapp
Dex Stakker + ambient performances by
Mz. K & Natalie, Rhea
|+ Featured VJs:|
Rainbow Pudde 7-10; Celestine Star – 10-1; Chris Crismond 12:30-3
|UPSTAIRS – CYBERNAUT LOUNGE|
i can dress myself
|+ Featured VJs: Danny Firpo 9-11; Diana Maxwell 11-1; Mark McGothigan 1-3|
We encourage you to embody this theme as you feel inspired with creative dress, to bring some form of technology—whether an eggbeater or a mainframe—to merge with Technology and create a living altar to technologies – past, present and future!
…And if we can’t save the day, well…at least we’ll make a good night of it!
So, whether you decide to come as a GIZMOpolitan, a GADJETarian, a Technopheliac…or skip all the BITS and BYTES and come as you truly are—we look forward to seeing you and creating a most unusual immersive social environment TOGETHER!
ART SUPPLIES TO BRING FOR DISCOUNT:
Supplies especially needed are watercolor brushes and paints, watercolor 140’ paper, quality marker sets, canvases, working sewing machines with all necessary parts included, and craft and jewelry supplies. These materials are provided to homeless and poor artists as a means of self- expression and economic support. Thank you for your generosity!
collaborators for your projects? Email: flambe (at) burningman (dot) com !
YOU KNOWINGLY AND VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ALL RISK OF PROPERTY LOSS OR PERSONAL INJURY WHICH MAY OCCUR BY ATTENDING THIS EVENT. YOU HEREBY FOREVER RELEASE, DISCHARGE AND HOLD BLACK ROCK CITY, LLC HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIM ARISING FROM SUCH RISK, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF BLACK ROCK CITY, LLC, OR FROM THIRD PARTIES OR OPERATORS OF ANY INSTALLATION, ART PIECE, MUTANT VEHICLE OR THEME CAMP.
NO USE OTHER THAN PERSONAL USE MAY BE MADE OF PHOTOGRAPHS, MOTION FILM OR VIDEO WITHOUT SPECIFIC WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM BLACK ROCK CITY, LLC. ANY USE (OTHER THAN PERSONAL USE) OF ANY IMAGERY (STILL OR VIDEO) OBTAINED INSIDE THIS EVENT IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED WITHOUT EXPRESS WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM BLACK ROCK CITY, LLC.
View archives from other event years:
- 2012 - Precompression : The Pollination Factory!
- 2012 - Burnal Equinox 2012!
- 2011 - Precompression : Rites Of Passage!
- 2011 - Burnal Equinox 2011!
- 2010 - MEGA-Precompression!
- 2010 - Burnal Equinox Flambe Lounge'opolis!
- 2009 - Precompression!
- 2009 - Burnal Equinox Flambe Lounge!
- 2008 - Burnal Equinox and Precompression Flambé Lounge!
- 2007 - Burnal Equinox & Precompression!
- 2006 - Burnal Equinox, Sk'bowling #2 & The First S.F. Fire Arts Expo!
- 2005 - Our 1st April Fools Sk'bowling fun and Flambé Lounge!
- 2004 - The Vault of Heaven Mad Scientist BBQ and Astronomers Ball
- 2003 - Beyond Belief Flambé Lounge!
- 2002 - The Blue Ball, Flambé Island, & The S.S. Blackrock Launch Party
- 2001 - The Seven Ages & Foolz Ball
- 2000 - The Head Dress and HeART Attack Flambé Lounge
These events take place in the SF Bay Area. If you live in the area or
are coming into town for one of these events, you can volunteer to help
in various ways.
Check out our Flambé Lounge Volunteer needs.