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Playa dust : collected stories from Burning Man

Author: Samantha Krukowski
Publisher: London, UK : Black Dog, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Playa Dust is a compilation of essays by authors who are part of the universe of Burning Man or who envisage the many ideas and landscapes on its periphery. By juxtaposing an [unusual] array of voices and stories, the volume reveals the complex nature and range of this annual pilgrimage to the desert, now in its 27th year."

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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samantha Krukowski
ISBN: 1908966645 9781908966643
OCLC Number: 858359488
Description: 255 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Baker Beach 1989 / Stewart Harvey --
In the beginning / Jerry James --
Black Rock dawn / Stewart Harvey --
Keeping it strange / William L. Fox --
Bedfellows / Tony Perez --
The last company town / Jessica Bruder --
The secret language of Burning Man / Adrian Roberts --
Everyone go piss on the ground stake : the story of Dr. Megavolt at Burning Man / Dr. Austin Richards --
Within you and without you / Bryan Tedrick --
Under the big top at American Steel Studios : an interview with Karen Cusolito / Samantha Krukowski --
A day in the life of making stuff / Michael Christian --
What exactly is a pee funnel? / Zoe Platek --
Engaging the encouraging priestess or self-marriage becomes you in the dust / L. Gabrielle Penabaz --
The Great Canadian Beaver Eating Contest : an oral history / Anna Romanovska --
Kicking up dust with the Space Cowboys / Andrea Lundquist --
Begoggled in the theatre of awe : electronic dance music culture at Burning Man / Graham St. John --
Fire / Rachel Bowditch --
Temples on fire : desert, dust and destruction / Sam Berrin Shonkoff --
Torching impermanence : the Temple burn / Ted Edwards --
The Burning Man studio / Samantha Krukowski --
Dusty order : law enforcement and participant cooperation at Burning Man / Manuel A. Gómez --
Footprint / Douglas Gillies --
Occupy Black Rock! : the metapolitics of Burning Man / Mark Van Proyen --
Slow burn / Barbara Traub.
Other Titles: Collected stories from Burning Man
Responsibility: edited by Samantha Krukowski.


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