Skrillex is not any stranger to Burning Man, having carried out on the gathering many occasions, most notably at Camp Questionmark some years in the past with Diplo when Jack U was nonetheless in full swing. As a fan of the occasion, he’s labored with varied promoters and artwork groups up to now, together with the crew who made the House Whale in 2016.
Now, he’s working with the identical crew in 2019 to lift funds for his or her Head Maze artwork challenge.
Writes Reno Gazzette Journal, “The 40-foot tall sculpture will be a massive head resting on one hand, and whose skin is being peeled back to reveal a crystalline structure by another hand. Inside, the three-story head will be a complex labyrinth of 18 rooms.”
“It’s very basic, it’s about mental illness and the struggle to be,” stated lead artist Matt Schultz in a promotional video on the fundraiser web site.
The sculpture can be devoted to the “complexities of cognition, our common struggle between body and mind, nature and nurture and our persistently fluctuating perception of self.” A sequence of hidden doorways within the mouth, wrists and head open right into a three-story, 18-room maze.
The challenge is attempting to lift $190,000 in whole, and it’s anticipated to debut on the 2019 Burning Man occasion, Aug. 25 to Sept. 2. Tickets to Skrillex are $44.95 and go on sale at 11 a.m. tomorrow, July 11. Tickets could be bought at Whitney Peak Lodge with out processing charges or at FreshBakin.com.
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