About FireArtPhotos.com

FireArtPhotos.com is my website of fire and Burning Man photos. Burning Man is a fire arts festival (with lots of absurdist art, bizarre activities, and general fun) that happens in the Black Rock Desert every year around Labor Day. The Black Rock Desert, aka "the playa", is a salt flat (evaporated lake bed) known for dusty and hot conditions. Camping conditions are uncomfortable, but many camps opt for extravagant living — with porta potties above and beyond what the festival provides, showers, and hot cooking. I originally camped with Bioluminati, and most recently with camp Dance Dance Immolation. As a child project of my burning man experience, I wanted to document the interesting and fabulous variety of feet, shoes boots that tread the playa every year. One of my fire photos is being used as the cover art for the album Dark Fire by British band Turin Brakes.

All work on this website is licensed under the creative commons attribution-noncommercial-share alike 3.0 united states license. That means you can use my images for non-commercial purposes as long as you credit my name and website! Contact me about licensing images.

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This site was designed and developed by Kristen Ankiewicz. I make the animations on monsters.net. Buy a nifty item from monsters.net.