Back from the desert.
Let’s start my Burning Man 2014 photo postings with an image of the largest piece of art. Embrace was a hollow wooden sculpture with several stories and two staircases inside. Visitors were able to climb up the stairs, pass by giant hearts and eventually make it all the way into the heads to look out of its eyes.
On Friday morning shortly after sunrise burners came together to burn it down in a giant fire. It’s gone.
Because English is not my first language, I occasionally look up words in the dictionary to get a full understanding. I noticed how the meaning of the word ‘embrace’ can be stretched in different ways. I really liked how all the meanings describe what Burning Man is all about: hug, include, welcome, accept, surround, adopt