swedish wind wagon sailing art car - burning man 2012

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swedish wind wagon sailing art car - burning man 2012

The Swedish Wind Wagon Project - www.­windwagonproject.­se

This art car was entirely made with material used for building traditional sailboats.­ It was also fully functionnal and able to travel under only wind power, but due to Burning Man regulations, it had to be towed bu a truck.­ Wind-powered vehicles are not allowed at Burning Man, except windsurfs.­

Photo taken at the Burning Man 2012 festival (Black Rock Desert, Nevada).­

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August 25, 2012
Route Hope, Black Rock City, NV, USA

Photos of art cars at the Burning Man festival.­

Those art cars are heavily decorated and customized vehicles that are used during the Burning Man festival.­

Most art cars are not street-legal, but some are, and they can be spotted occasionally on the road or on city streets.­

For information about the Burning Man Festival and to see my photos from other years, click here.

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Burning Man Festival

Photos per year: 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 1999, 1998.

Burning Man is yearly gathering of about 70,000 people, many from the San Francisco Bay Area, celebrating love, life, passion and art during one week in a desolated desert in Nevada.­

The event takes place each last week of august in an immense dry lakebed called Black Rock Desert.­ A temporary city is built where about everything is permitted except violence, money and commerce.­

The culmination of the event is the burning of a large human-shape figure in a giant bonfire, hence the name (Burning Man).­ The city disappears completely at the end of the week, leaving no trace.­

If this sounds interesting, check out the official Burning Man website at www.­burningman.­org.

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Burning Man 2012 photos by Tristan Savatier (email me!)

For information on this festival and to see my photos from other years, click here.