iSkye Silverweb released a new press release this week announcing the upcoming annual BURN2 event for 2015 in Second Life and this year the theme will be Carnival of Mirrors. BURN2 2015 will run from Saturday 17th October through until Sunday 25th October 2015.
- Lamplighters to kick off the BURN2 Festival 2015
- The Man Burn will be on Saturday 24th October 2015
- The Temple Burn will be on Sunday 25th October 2015
If you have any questions, please contact iSkye Silverweb.
BURN2 2015: Carnival of Mirrors
Press Contact: iSkye Silverweb
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 4, 2015 12 PM SLT
This year’s theme is about mirrors and masks, mazes and merger. It will be a kind of magic show that takes the form of an oldfashioned carnival. This Carnival of Mirrors asks three essential questions: within our mediasaturated world, where products and people, consumption and communion morph into an endlessly diverting spectacle, who is the trickster, who is being tricked, and how might we discover who we really are?
Classic carnivals, as theaters of illusion, upheld a very strict dividing line that separated carnies, cast as showmen, from members of a naïve public who were labeled chumps and suckers, marks and rubes. Our carnival, however, will perform an even more subversive trick — its motto is Include the Rube. The wall dividing the observer from observed will disappear, as by an act of magic; through the alchemy of interaction, everyone at once can be the carny and the fool.
With great glee and inspired excitement, we announce the upcoming BURN2: Carnival of Mirrors. The event will take place October 17-25, 2015, culminating in the Burning of the Man on the 24th and the Temple Burn on the 25th. Going into this season of preparation, the annual plot sale opens, along with the Plot Lottery and Juried Art Camp Applications. This year we will gift MORE free plots in the Plot Lottery! And prices for the plot sale are LOWER!
Get all the information you need about the Plot Lottery and Juried Art Camp applications by going to http://www.burn2.org and finding the link to the desired application form in the menu at left under “Carnival of Mirrors.” Read all the information on the form including the guidelines and Ten Principles before you submit your application.
Builder guidelines are available at http://www.burn2.org/Builderguidelines – playa aesthetics mirroring the Black Rock Desert are in effect for this event.
You can purchase a plot for BURN2 at the kiosks on the playa. In the spirit of the theme, your receipt will be in the form of a wearable mask. Prices are as follows, and we are happy to note the prices are lower than last year:
- L$2500 = 512sqm, 117 LI
- L$5000 = 1024sqm, 234 LI
- L$10000 = 2048sqm, 468 LI
- L$20000 = 4096sqm, 936 LI
Think about the mirrors, masks, mazes and mergers, let the word “Carnival” evoke inspiration in your creative mind, then come, participate, in this fiercely fun and fiery fiesta!
Please let us know when you have included us in your publications as we link back to online TV, magazine and blog posts at http://www.burn2.org/media_coverage . We would love to include you! Just email a link to your content to firstname.lastname@example.org , and we will include it.
BURN2 is the virtual extension of the Burning Man festival and community into the world of Second Life. It spreads Burning Culture and the Burning Man Ten Principles all year round. BURN2 is one Burning Man regional, out of more than 100 first world Regional groups.
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:
- Website: http://burn2.org
- Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/groups/burn2/
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/BURN2BURNER
- 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/
- Communications: email@example.com
- Steering Committee: firstname.lastname@example.org
- BURNING MAN Regional Contact: email@example.com
Spread the word about BURN2 2015! 🙂