Burning Man by Day

In Burning Man: Rites Of Passage - Day, Ahmed ElHusseiny braved the heat and dust of the Black Rock Desert in Nevada with a DSLR to capture dreamy scenes from the festival

Dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-relianceBurning Man is many things to many people. It can be thought of as two festivals, actually: an arts festival by day, and a kind of futuristic, intergalactic rave by night. Ahmed ElHusseiny braved the heat and dust of the Black Rock Desert in Nevada with a DSLR to document both sides of the event. Burning Man: Rites Of Passage - Day captures serene vistas of the 1.5-mile-wide "city" during the day. 

Watch the sequel about Burning Man at night here

For more work by Ahmed ElHusseiny, visit http://www.ahmedelhusseiny.com/.

Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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