Chris Radcliffe, friend of John Law, early participant in Burning Man, including an interview with Chris.Read More
Dean Gustafson is an artist who attended early Burning Man events, and played drums during the 1990 ceremony. His photo was captured by Stewart Harvey, and is one of the most memorable of the early years on the desert.Read More
David T. Warren was a founding member of the Suicide Club, and the Cacophony Society. He was active in preserving Ocean Beach in San Francisco, and a collector of all things related to Playland at the Sea. He restored and operated the Giant Camera at the Cliff House. He ignited the Man at burning man by spitting fire in 1989 and 1990. David died in 2009.Read More
Burning Man 1996, Helco. One thing most will agree upon. 1996 was a significant year for Burning Man. People died. John Law quit. The event moved locations, returning to its home two years later. The population again had doubled, now to 8,000 and tickets cost $35.
Bruce Sterling wrote a cover story for Wired Magazine (see insert), HBO and PBS also covered the event. It was the year of the first official theme: Inferno. Love it or hate it, 1996 was an inflection point for Burning Man.Read More