Category Archives: 2022

Hi Everyone,

Here is the On-Playa Schedule of important meetings and deadlines relating to The Fire Conclave.

Things pertaining specifically to the Fire Conclave are in bold…

Calendar View: https://fireconclave.org/calendar/

Date – Event Name – Time – Location

  • Friday 8/19

SHINS please pass this information on to anyone in your group that is utilizing a fire tool that may have the appearance of a weapon, particularly fire “swords.”

Within Burning Man’s  event Closure Order there is a particular clause that …

In March of this year, 42 fire groups submitted their intent to perform.  On June 22nd 33 of those groups submitted their audition videos, and of them, 29 were chosen to perform around the Man and 4 were asked to …

Managing the Great Circle requires clear and exact communication between all the different teams involved in order to produce and execute a production as complicated as burn night. Safety is of utmost importance and requires each position to be vigilant. …

Fire Conclave Convergence  is a gathering place for fire artists, it is a place to get information, meet other artists and communicate with the Fire Conclave Council on-playa. The walls of Convergence face into the 6 o’clock keyhole offering a …

Hello Shins, 

We know everyone is anxiously awaiting word from the Council on your video submissions.  We will be working hard to get the final decisions out ASAP.

So, what should you do while you’re waiting?

  1. Start getting your Group

Now that filming is done and selections are underway, we thought it would be the perfect time to review some of the components of the Great Circle. One very important position is called the Sentinels.

In the past, fire …

Hi Everyone,

The deadline for your Video Audition is coming up soon! With that in mind, we wanted to cover some important reminders, do’s & don’ts.

We realize that even though this is an exciting time for Fire Groups, there …

Hi Firebugs,

Congratulations on making it through your first hurdle: The MayDay Reviews. The Council saw some really promising videos and made suggestions where we could. But then we asked ourselves if there was something more that we could do …

Stewart Eastep is a Great Circle Documentarian for Burning Man 2022, and was the 2017-2020 Documentarian for Denver, Colorado fire group, Hot CoCo.

Tips for filming Fire Conclave Auditions

As documentarian I collaborated with the choreography leads and the shin …

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