Galleries

Burning Greymen

  • Dadara- Morning After
    Morning After
    All greymen gone, except one poor grey fellow with no head.
  • Dadara- Grey Violence
    Grey Violence
    most greymen got burned in a peaceful ritual, but an occasionally people would get really angry with their inner greyman. Hopefully beheading the poor guy was only a symbolic act.....
  • Dadara- Burning Greymen
    Burning Greymen
    ashes to ashes, dust to dust, grey to grey
  • Dadara- Burn, Greyman, Burn 2
    Burn, Greyman, Burn 2
  • Dadara- Burn, Greyman, Burn 1
    Burn, Greyman, Burn 1
  • Dadara- Burning Oven
    Burning Oven
    ready for the ritual sacrifice of the greymen.
  • Dadara- Ready to Burn
    Ready to Burn
    The fire is lit and 120 different individuals or groups can symbolically start burning their inner Greyman.
  • Dadara- Colorful Grey Installation
    Colorful Grey Installation
    The grey army definitely is being converted by the Burning Man visitors into something more colorful.
  • Dadara- Grey Altar at nigh
    Grey Altar at nigh
    Lit up at night by EL wire. 100% grey, 24 hours a day.
  • Dadara- Time for contemplation
    Time for contemplation
    Some meditation amongst colorful versus grey expression
  • Dadara- Altar with customized greymen
    Altar with customized greymen
    Visitors could customize a greyman and thus leave their comments on a grey society.
  • Dadara- Customized Greyman
    Customized Greyman
    Visitors could customize a greyman and thus leave their comments on a grey society.
  • Dadara- Visitor customizing Greyman
    Visitor customizing Greyman
    Visitors could customize a greyman and thus leave their comments on a grey society.
  • Dadara- Burning Greymen
    Burning Greymen
    The finished installation. A little duststorm renders the whole image a very surreal quality.
  • Dadara- Burning Greymen
    Burning Greymen
    the finished installation before the festival has started
  • Dadara- Preventing Greymen being blown away
    Preventing Greymen being blown away
    We didn't want the installation to be about 120 greymen flying through the air. And in the desert the winds can be really strong!
  • Dadara- Ready to be placed
    Ready to be placed
    When the clock strikes 9 all greymen can assume their position around the altar.
  • Dadara- Greymen waiting patiently
    Greymen waiting patiently
    120 paper maché greymen were made in Thailand and shipped to the Nevada desert for this installation.
  • Dadara- First stage of the greyaltar in the desert
    First stage of the greyaltar in the desert
    Notice the special burning wooden working shoes.......
  • Dadara- First stage of the greyaltar in the desert
    First stage of the greyaltar in the desert
    The first stage of building in the Nevada desert