The Burning Man Festival has always been of interest – it’s a celebration of art, self-expression and creative activism.
If indeed public policy lives downstream of public opinion, once again the role of the creative artist to affect public opinion is highlighted as not only important, but vital.
This year their art theme is based around the “Green Man,” engaging art that explores our connection with the environment in which we live.
I’m sure that much of what happens there may be dubious, but also that much of what happens there has beauty – and the familiar ring of truth.
Art is always prophetic – disclosing both dark and light shades of truth. I’d be curious to hear from anyone who’s been there.