June 8th, 2009  |  Filed under Culture (Art & Music), Events/Happenings

From Playa to Runway: The Art of Burning Man

June 8th, 2009  |  Filed under Culture (Art & Music), Events/Happenings

Looking to see some fantastic art in the Reno Area? Well look no further than …

FROM PLAYA TO RUNWAY
THE ART OF BURNING MAN

Now Showing At The
Reno – Tahoe International Airport
2nd floor – CONCOURSE GALLERY
(Between B and C Concourse …Open to the Public)
FROM JUNE 1 – SEPTEMBER 14, 2009

Featuring 90 FEET OF amazing photos FROM 2000-2008
plus 20 feet devoted to “Celtic Forest”, which will be in downtown Reno from June 26-Dec. 1.

(Photographers: Mark Hammon, Ales Prikryl, Jaz Fabry, John Tucker, Matt Freedman, Douglas Hooper and Will Roger Peterson)

The opposite wall which is 20 feet long has BURNING MAN – The OTHER 51 Weeks of the Year featuring all of the non-profit “Outreach” groups. Burners Without Borders, BRAF, Black Rock Solar, Earth Guardians, Friends of Black Rock High Rock AND Reno’s post-Burning Man Recycling Program Information for 2009.

Interactive Sculptures by Mangrove Artists: Spin ‘em by Kitty Gordon and Book Stand by Dave Boye, plus several plexi boxes loaded with ARTifacts artfully arranged by Crimson Rose.

Special thanks to the Reno Burners and Crimson who loaned a plethora of unique playa ARTifacts including a wedding display….

…curated by Maria Partridge, BRAF Advisory Board Member


2 Responses to “From Playa to Runway: The Art of Burning Man”

  1. Andie Grace Says:

    Update: here’s a smartphone pic of the installation as posted by Tom Price: http://twitpic.com/72au1.

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  2. affinity Says:

    From Kim Matthews, Marketing Coordinator for Reno Airport.

    “”We’ve had lots of great reactions to the exhibit from our customers and employees. Including the traveler that was on his blue tooth this afternoon. I over heard him leaving a voice mail to a friend that went something like this,”

    “Hey, I’m in Reno and I am looking at a Burning Man exhibit in the airport. I’m sure that I’ll find you in one of these photos…yep, there you are. You look like you’re having a great time. Call me.””

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