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Burning Man 2012

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Scott London

The art car "El Pulpo Mecanico," a mechanical octopus created mostly from scrap metal by artist Duane Flatmo, displayed its  impressive flame effects on the opening night of Burning Man 2012.

burning man 2012

Scott London

The Ego Project

Laura Kimpton poses in front of "The Ego Project," an installation she created with fellow artists Michael Garlington and Jonny Hirschmugl at Burning Man 2012.

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Scott London

The Pier

Dozens of art cars, including several impressive desert ships, gather at "The Pier," an installation by Matt Schultz and crew, at Burning Man 2012.

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Scott London

Blue Man

Uncle Ira, a veteran Burner known for his colorful outfits, came to Burning Man 2012 with a suit made entirely from duct tape.

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Scott London

All Caps

Al Fink, a performance artist from San Francisco also known as Cappy Buchon, wore a handmade bottle cap suit at Burning Man 2012.

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Scott London

Nom de Plume

A dancer from San Francisco who calls herself Ka appeared at Burning Man 2012 in a breathtaking full-body outfit made almost entirely of feathers.

burning man 2012

Scott London

Baby Burner

Siberfi, a costume-designer from London, brought his 6-month old baby – outfitted with special bunny ears – to Burning Man 2012.

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