Oct 31st, 2018

What do we know about the impact of Burning Man?

Well well, after two months the dust has settled it´s time to ask: How was your burn and do you still feel it in your daily life? We at Burning Stories hope to hear about it! We have very limited scientific understanding on the impact of Burning Man has to individuals, communities and to the society. We do know something, for example, on the transformational...

Sep 11th, 2018

Science and Burning Man

Burning Man has interested academics since its early days. There are numerous scientific articles and books about Burning Man. We at Burning Stories want to learn from all this work. From our side,

Aug 13th, 2018

Fires and stories

The history of storytelling is the history of fire. For thousands of years, we have sat around it, sharing stories and our perceptions of the world. Black Rock City serves as a blank

May 2nd, 2018

Leave no trace - but for science

Why do we collect stories? Stories are personal, vivid and engaging. They capture how different individuals feel about themselves and how they experience the world around them. Ever since hunter-gatherers sat down around

Apr 26th, 2018

Burning Stories goes live

Burning Stories goes live

This research project is about understanding the Burning Man community, how its participants identify as a part of it, and how a citizen of Black Rock City might influence surrounding society after the