A couple of weeks ago, there was an event in New York called The Founders Speak. We’re still waiting to see footage of that gig, which featured Burning Man’s “founders” Larry Harvey, John Perry Barlow and Peter Hirshberg, and was moderated by Dr David Kittay from Columbia University’s Department of Religion.
In the meantime, fresh to you, we have the next-generation, “new breed” of Burning Man luminaries taking the stage to fill us in on the future, with counter-culture guru Daniel Pinchbeck interviewing Burning Man’s Social Alchemist Bear Kittay for Native Underground.
The interview reveals some intriguing further insights into the restructuring going on behind the scenes in the amorphous blob that we might well call “Burning Man 2.0”. It appears that “The Project” is now in charge, with “The Event” being simply one of the subsidiaries of “The Project”.
When will all this happen? Soon, grasshopper. Soon. It’s coming, just like Santa…