Every year, Burning Man sifts through hundreds on design submissions for their beloved temple – a space for burners to reflect and share their experiences. Now, after much deliberation, Burning Man has decided on artist Geordie Van Der Bosch’s “Temple of Direction” for the 2019 event.
Pictured above, the temple was chosen for it’s “elegant simplicity,” with it’s ascending towers mimicking the gates of the Fushimi Inari Shrine in Japan. With a variety of angles of the temple shown on their Instagram post below, the anticipation for Burning Man 2019 is starting to rise for the festival’s dedicated fanbase.
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Your 2019 Temple: “The Temple of Direction” by Geordie Van Der Bosch. Katie Hazard writes: “The Temple of Direction is a linear space, capturing the elegance and austerity of the torii gates at Fushimi Inari Shrine in Japan, where the artist previously lived. The linear lines form a passage that expands into a large hall, eliciting both a physical experience and a metaphysical journey. It’s a space that responds to the openness of the playa by creating a framework that encourages you to travel from end to end.” Read more in the Burning Man Journal! | Renderings from Geordie Van Der Bosch | #burningman #brc #blackrockcity #temple2019 #temple #radicalselfexpression #participation #thankslarry
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