The Smithsonian American Art Museum has a new exhibit called, No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man. The indoor and outdoor exhibition will be running until January 2019.
If you haven’t heard of Burning Man, it’s an annual event that is held in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. The week-long event is a center for self-expression, admitting almost 70,000 people. Around the event, attendees can find large art installations such as these above. Learn more here.
I can’t go on – running through lovers.
Extremely moved by all the kids who put this powerful march together. In the words of Emma Gonzales, “Fight for your lives before it’s someone else’s job.”
Didn’t think I could grow without you, but here I am blooming.
“i do not want to have you
to fill the empty parts of me
i want to be full on my own
i want to fill so complete
i could light a whole city
i want to have you
cause the two of
it on fire”
– Rupi Kaur
“Nostalgia in reverse, the longing for yet another strange land, grew especially strong in spring.”
From a few weekends ago, I got brunch with Jen and Jon in Eastern Market. Afterwards, we walked around the city. The District is filled with color, and I love discovering more of it everyday.
“You wanna know me like waves know shores.” – James Blake