A new press release has been released from the BURN2 Team announcing details for this year’s BURN2 event in October 2013. The theme this year is “CARGO CULT” and main event is to officially open on 19th October 2013. BURN2 in Second Life is all about celebrating community, art, and fire. BURN2 is a resident supported event and the in-world main event attracts thousands of visitors each year to playa. Mark the key dates below and feel free to comment on previous experiences of the BURN2 event in Second Life.
BURN2 Playa (5/8/2013)
See full details below!
BURN2 2013 Juried Plots Application Process
Propose an art project, camp or performance or group
for a chance to win a free plot at
BURN2 in October, 2013!
Press Contact: Mia Quinote
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BURN2 is an extension of the Burning Man project and community into the world of SecondLife. It is an officially sanctioned Burning Man Regional and is the only virtual world Regional out of more than 100 real world Regional groups. We bring Burning Man culture and community to the virtual world of Second Life.
The annual BURN2 festival showcases a lot of virtual art! Some participants create VERY
LARGE ART INSTALLATIONS, while others create interactive THEME CAMPS.
Every year, BURN2 gives away free plots for juried art installations and theme camps. These juried plots are larger than the randomly selected lottery plots which were given in the“Plottery.”
Anyone can apply for a Juried Plot, from newbie builders, to the seasoned, well-known artists. The Art Team jury will select the winners, judging applicants on artistic merit and build
People can apply for a Juried Plot by filling out the simple application located at the BURN2
The theme this year is “CARGO CULT”; however there is no requirement that artists create to the theme. Learn more about the theme
Some important dates for the Juried Camp Application Process include:
Applications for juried plots open: 7/16/13
Applications for juried plots close: 8/16/13
Juried selections announced: 9/1/13
Building starts: 9/17/13
Building/placement ends: 10/12/13
BURN2 Cargo Cult opens: 10/19/13
BURN2 Cargo Cult ends: 10/27/13
All builders and artists agree to comply with the Ten Principals of Burning Man and BURN2
and the BURN2 Builder Guidelines
(http://www.burn2.org/Builderguidelines). All builders and artists agree to comply with Linden Lab’’s Terms of Service and Community Standards.
We encourage the press to provide this information to the public, and we hope to see lots of wonderful art on the BURN2 playa this year!
The BURN2 Art Team
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We encourage you to use the following labels and hashtags when you write about the event:
BURN2, #burn2 . We will promote those tags to make it easier for people to find your content.
Want more information? Check out these resources:
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/BURN2BURNERS
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Burn2.SL/
Regional Page: http://regionals.burningman.com/regionals/cyberspace/secondlife/
Steering Committee: firstname.lastname@example.org
BURNING MAN Regional Contact: email@example.com
74 days left until the grand opening!