Burning Man by Night

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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/.

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

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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