Burning Man 2008: Building Black Rock City

early burn

joe the builder

the long day

John Curley has been posting a bunch of great write-ups and beautiful photos to The Burning Blog documenting the birth of Black Rock City as it is being built by BRC-DPW for Burning Man 2008. John’s recent posts include Saturday’s Little Man Burn and the evolution of center camp.

photos by John Curley

Scott Beale
Scott Beale

Scott Beale founded Laughing Squid in 1995 in San Francisco and is currently based in New York City. When not running the blog, Scott can be found posting on Threads and sharing photos on Instagram.