Media Library

Explore Burning Man culture at your leisure via our collection of podcasts, stories, recorded events, and more.



Burning Man LIVE

A New Podcast from Burning Man Project

Meet the people who make Burning Man happen, beyond the desert and out in the world. Artists, activists, and innovators. Builders and Burners, freaks and fools. Burning Man floats on a sea of stories, and the Burning Man LIVE podcast is a plucky little boat with a microphone.

at Burning Man

A sound-rich documenary series — ok, a podcast — that captures the inspiring, quirky, beautiful, aural complexity of our community through stories of camps and projects.


A Kindling Oral Storytelling Project

The word Blueprints implies instructions to build something. Hosted by Sassy VonDish, each of these micro stories functions as a map for becoming kind and resilient, based on hands-on knowledge gained from being an active participant in Black Rock City.


The Poetry of Impact and Why Black Rock City Matters

Beyond Burning Man

Gino Borges’ path led him from a California dairy farm to earning a Ph.D. in Communications from Purdue University, from Nevada desert quests to family ranch stewardship. And now from conventional real estate investing to impact investing.

Stories About Diversity & Radical Inclusion

This long-form series is designed to spark conversations about diversity, Radical Inclusion, and differences in the global Burning Man community. Explore topics such as cultural appropriation, diversity in Black Rock City, and being radically inclusive in a global, year-round culture.

Makers Gonna Make

| By Christine “LadyBee” Kristen

Something very interesting is happening in this stressful year of 2020. Our makers and gifters have been working overtime to produce gift items for Burning Man 2020, a year in which the event could not take place physically on the playa. But how can they gift these items to other Burners when we’re not all together in Black Rock City? The answer can be found in various online gifting groups coupled with the good old US Postal Service. Many of us who are sheltering in place or working from home are familiar with mail delivery quite often being the highlight of the day.

The Unique Power of Community Driven Creativity

| By Devyn Madsen

A conversation with Andrea Orlando, Community Director of the National Consortium for Creative Placemaking

2020: Asterisks

| By Shirelle Noble

I woke up one morning in early August and felt the desert calling. A yearning for connection, self-expression, love, and endless space tugged at my heart. It was time to return home. My cells seemed to be whispering to one another, “Aren’t we supposed to be packing right now? Doesn’t she know it’s time to return?”


Spotlight on Mutant Vehicles

The Monaco Art Car, 2017 (Photo by Leori Gill)
El Pulpo, 2012 (Photo by Oliver Fluck)
Bahamut, 2019 (Photo by Susan C. Becker)
The Lost Tea Party, 2014 (Photo by Ajpn)
Polaris, 2019 (Photo by Mark Fromson)
The Estonian Hedgehog Reisivsiil, 2019 (Photo by Mark Fromson)
Disco Duck, 2013 (Photo by Eleanor Preger)
Discofish, 2014 (Photo by Alena Bolshakova)