Fertility?

Fertility 2.0 - Black Rock City is a kind of Petri dish. Theme camps cling in fertile clusters to its latticework of streets, artworks tumble out of it, like pollen on the air. These nodes of interaction mutate, grow and reproduce their kind. Burning Man communities have now escaped this capsule world: our culture in a Petri dish has effloresced - it spreads across five continents. This year's art theme contemplates the tendency of any being or living system to create abundant life.

Re: Fertility?

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:43 pm

Ugly Dougly wrote:Camp idea brainstorm for camp:
Large artificial flowers placed all over the playa. Pick up your bee costume at honeycomb camp. The bee that visits the largest number of flowers "wins".

Is the prize a trip to the top of hte lighthouse?
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Re: Fertility?

Postby Ugly Dougly » Sat Dec 17, 2011 12:58 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:
Ugly Dougly wrote:Camp idea brainstorm for camp:
Large artificial flowers placed all over the playa. Pick up your bee costume at honeycomb camp. The bee that visits the largest number of flowers "wins".

Is the prize a trip to the top of hte lighthouse?

Lighthouse? Could be... ?
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Re: Fertility?

Postby Ugly Dougly » Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:50 am

I got yer Lighthouse right here, sister. ;)

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Re: Fertility?

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Tue Dec 20, 2011 10:00 pm

mary,

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Re: Fertility?

Postby Misti » Fri Jan 06, 2012 8:03 pm

I cant stop laughing at the chick with the homer tattoo... If she ever gives birth homer will be hacking up something very disturbing... but it might be interesting to record it and play it in reverse om..nom...nom...!
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Re: Fertility?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Sat Jan 07, 2012 3:58 pm

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Re: Fertility?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Fri Jan 20, 2012 1:07 pm

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Re: Fertility?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Mon Jan 23, 2012 5:56 pm

Myrtle...
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Re: Fertility?

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Jan 23, 2012 8:31 pm

Potatoes.
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Re: Fertility?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Tue Jan 24, 2012 4:10 pm

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Re: Fertility?

Postby Savannah » Tue Jan 24, 2012 4:26 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:


We cranked that song on 11 last year during exodus. :D

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Re: Fertility?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Wed Jan 25, 2012 1:58 am

the lead singer from the killers.



back on topic....is resurrection Just like Birth 2.0?

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Re: Fertility?

Postby Sugahoneyicetea » Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:32 pm

I expected something a little more...muchier....I feel like fertility has lost its muchness and it could've been something better. but oh well ill go with btw I think the picture roberto posted should be the picture on the tickets :mrgreen:
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Re: Fertility?

Postby Silver Cowboy » Fri Jan 27, 2012 1:05 pm

I try to keep myself open to things I cannot change, but this theme is just odd. Too complicated, too esoteric, too intellectual. It seems as though they are really reaching on this one, but I can appreciate the effort that must have been put into it. I like the more uncomplicated themes, I.e. The Body, or the year of the planets. Simple and concrete. Easy to get behind and express and celebrate. But, that said, I appreciate all efforts the staff make in order for us to celebrate! I will do so despite the odd theme. See you all at home!!
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Re: Fertility?

Postby CornMan » Fri Jan 27, 2012 1:19 pm

I sure remember seeing many fertility symbols in past Burning Mans.

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Re: Fertility?

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Jan 27, 2012 1:24 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:
Ugly Dougly wrote:Camp idea brainstorm for camp:
Large artificial flowers placed all over the playa. Pick up your bee costume at honeycomb camp. The bee that visits the largest number of flowers "wins".

Is the prize a trip to the top of hte lighthouse?

Uh-oh. Larry's cribbing from Dougly. That makes things....
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Re: Fertility?

Postby Sugahoneyicetea » Sat Jan 28, 2012 12:55 am

exactly. fertility is an old idea
I think there are much more exciting and idea inspiring themes instead of this one.
im sure it's "official" but is there no chance of it changing before the event?
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Re: Fertility?

Postby trilobyte » Sat Jan 28, 2012 1:05 am

Yes it's official and no, there isn't. But as with any year's theme, you're free to ignore it and create and bring out whatever awesome masterpiece you like. Each year there's some great theme art, but some equally awesome stuff that has nothing to do with it at all.
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Re: Fertility?

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:30 am

I'm sure that Simon will be coming out with his alternative theme soon. Plus, Potatoes! is a wonderful theme. When in doubt, go with polka. Polka goes with any theme.
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Re: Fertility?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:40 am

feelin' fertile?
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Re: Fertility?

Postby Galaxo Magic » Thu Feb 02, 2012 3:37 pm

I am going with the theme FUTILITY 2.0.....
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Re: Fertility?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Sat Mar 03, 2012 11:25 pm

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Re: Fertility?

Postby H.G.Crosby » Sun Mar 04, 2012 12:54 pm

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Re: Fertility?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Mon Apr 02, 2012 3:46 pm

everything new is old again.
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Re: Fertility?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Apr 15, 2012 4:24 pm

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Re: Fertility?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun May 13, 2012 5:31 pm

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Re: Fertility?

Postby catinthefunnyhat » Mon May 14, 2012 10:06 am

List of fertility deities from Wikipedia.

There are about 170 of them here, from various cultures/religions, with lots of different co-associations (pregnancy, agriculture, and sex are the obvious ones; but also war, drunkenness, dance, death, disease, medicine, crafts, fire, snakes, rainbows, flowers, beauty, and virginity). If you're interested in exploring the mythical/mystical aspects of fertility, there are many interesting and unexpected options to choose from. This could be an interesting starting point.
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Re: Fertility?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun May 27, 2012 2:26 pm

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Re: Fertility?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Tue May 29, 2012 6:02 am

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Re: Fertility?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Sun Jun 03, 2012 11:53 am

red it.
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