"Barbara Traub first photographed the effigy of a guy set ablaze each year at Burning guy in 1994. Her first pictures grew to become the long-lasting snapshot on her ebook cover."—Time
“Barbara Traub, who's most sensible referred to as the photographer who created the most recognizable photos of Burning Man.” — mikl-em, guffawing Squid
"Holiday Bookshelf—Top 10 Pick"—Nevada Magazine
This groundbreaking photograph assortment now positive factors twelve years of Burning guy. first and foremost, it used to be a reveal of different paintings. this present day it affects modern tradition world wide. Celebrated photographer Barbara Traub captures the zeitgeist in a cornucopia of fantastic constructions, inventive artifacts, and eye-popping costumes.
Contributions from filmmaker Les clean; Burning guy founder Larry Harvey; famous person Trek’s Spock, Leonard Nimoy; and poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti aid remove darkness from Traub’s special viewpoint in this singular competition that draws greater than fifty thousand humans annually.
The first variation offered out. This revised version contains 16 extra pages and two-dozen new images from 2006 and 2009, and appeals to members and artists worldwide.
"In those pictures spanning 12 years, photographer Traub turns into ‘a a part of the spectacle acting the a part of the photographer,’ and captures the spirit of Burning guy, from its starkness to its extra. Rock Spinners gains nudes perched atop a rock, one taking a look towards the sky, a woman's palms within the air, a man's face hidden from view. The Temple of pleasure showcases an elaborate constitution outfitted of recycled wooden that's burned on the festival's finish. Traub's method of her pictures is correctly eclectic, yielding pictures as colourful because the pageant itself and accentuating Burning Man's surreality, whimsy, and play with the occasional fish-eye lens. The evening pictures that make up the latter 3rd of the publication abandon all restraint and explode in colour and light." – Publishers Weekly
“Traub’s evocative images monitors the human connections demonstrated via the attendees with one another, the artwork they produce and the gorgeous panorama of the Nevada desert...From the delicate nude photos of individuals in all demeanour of colour and caked in dust to automobiles retrofitted to be paintings on wheels and the transitority temples which dot the wilderness floor.” —TakeGreatPictures.com
“Barbara’s Burning guy photograph assortment is superb and should take you on a trip via this ephemeral global. Ethnicity, extravaganza, popular culture, eroticism,
nudity, loose land: the Burning guy is whatever certain” —Fine artwork TV