Burning Man by Night

In Burning Man: Rites Of Passage - Night, Ahmed ElHusseiny captures rare scenes from the festival at night

Burning Man: Rites Of Passage - Night is Ahmed ElHusseiny's sequel to his portrait of the festival during the day. When the sun sets, Black Rock City is transformed from a dusty desert encampment into what looks like a rave on Mars in the year 3000. Here, we get a rare look at the burning of the Man and the Temple, and a smack of floating jellyfish by Billion Jelly Bloom.

Watch the prequel about Burning Man during the day 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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