Winners–2010 Video Acculturation Series

This year, we had four awesome categories and many great submissions. We have selected four award-winning videos—fulfilling us beyond our wildest dreams with entertaining, educational media about playa culture.

Here’s a toast to these wonderful works and to the many more that are circulating out there!

Film Categories & Selected Winners:

+ Acculturation: What did you wish you had known before you got to Black Rock City?

WINNER IS: Gifting by Halcyon

“Gifting” – by Halcyon from Belief Buffet on Vimeo.

+ Ten Principles: Would you illustrate or teach others about one or any of our principles?

WINNER IS: Jewish Motherly Advice at Burningman by Lisa Shroeder and JTA (Radical Self-Expression)

+ History: Got a classic piece of video that illustrates a special piece of art, theme camp, or performance and why it matters to you?

WINNER IS: Burned By Desire (2009 webstream of the Burn) -Experimental

Burned by Desire from ViViDeo on Vimeo.

+ “We Are Everywhere”: Burning Man happens every day, all over the world. How can you explain what Burning Man is beyond the week in the desert?

WINNER IS: Gifted-Burning Man Values Go Global by

About the author: Rosalie Fay Barnes

Rosalie Barnes works year round in San Francisco as the Senior Project Manager for the Government Relations & Legal Affairs Department of Black Rock City, LLC. During the Burning Man event, Rosalie is part of the External Relations Team, a program that gives tours of the art and infrastructure of Black Rock City to visiting officials and cultural ambassadors. Rosalie received a Bachelor of Arts in Theater from Brandeis University and in 2009, she received a double Masters from Harvard, focusing on Technology, Media and Learning. She first participated in Burning Man in 2000, and came to work for the Man in 2009.

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