2003 Photo Contest, Arts and Entertainment, 3rd prize

Fernando Moleres

01 August, 2002

A record 29,000 people from 20 different countries attended the annual Burning Man festival. Billed as a week-long celebration of art, counterculture and radical self-expression, the festival began in 1986 in San Francisco, but in 1990 moved to its present location. It culminates with the ceremonial torching of a gigantic wooden statue of a man.

About the photographer

Fernando Moleres

Fernando Moleres was born in Bilbao, Spain in 1963. He began work as a nurse in his home village, traveling in 1987 to pursue that calling in Nicaragua, during the Sandinista per...

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