Elemental Interactions – Fire

The Black Rock Arts Foundation’s first evening of their lecture series, Elemental Interactions – FIRE – was an exploration of the physics of fire and its and history as a performative medium.

The event featured these exciting guests:
Hosted by Crimson Rose, Administrative Director and Pyrotechnic Performance Director for Burning Man and BRAF Board Member.

• Members of the Flaming Lotus Girls, 2007 BRAF grantees, told us about recent performances in Amsterdam and future plans.

• Special guest Dr. Paul Doherty, a physicist from the San Francisco Exploratorium explained and demonstrated aspects of the physics and chemistry of fire.

• Acclaimed performer Vatra Amadzich illuminated us on the history of fire dancing and performed for the audience.

It was a fabulous evening, smart, entertaining, educational and best of all, FUN! We had a lot of kids facinated, as we all were, by the combination of fire and art.

For more information see:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/24689486@N04/sets/72157604120185025/

http://www.blackrockarts.org/events/copy_of_elemental-interactions-fire

www.flaminglotus.com/

http://www.exo.net/~pauld/

http://vatra.org/

And LOVE the poster: www.natkantor.com/

To join our BRAF Group: www.flickr.com/groups/braf/

- affinity

photo: Nick Morgan


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