From a disembodied 12-headed programmable choir to a 27-foot tall flaming video game, tech keeps pushing the limits at Burning Man.

Many attendees to the Burning Man festival in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert come for the music, but a 50-foot-wide light sculpture activated by electro magnetism and hundreds of other large-scale art installations are turning the playa into a virtual gallery of epic proportions.

Artists, creators, and makers from all around the world build awe-inspiring, interactive art installations to share with their fellow Burners each year. Many use technology to bring those creations from concept to reality.

“Large-scale installations at Burning Man really blur the lines separating ‘art’ from ‘engineering,’” said Seth Hardy of Site 3 Fire Arts, a community group that creates large-scale art, development and engineering projects using fire.


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This is another is a series of articles written by LAmb co-founder Kristin Houser in conjunction with the iQ by Intel series to explore the link between technology and music.