|Pictured: grown-ass adults marching|
around dressed-up as bunnies.
|It took someone hundreds of man-hours|
to create this piece, but it wasn't really art
until someone came along with an iPhone.
But the big issue is that the company is using Burning Man images and intellectual property to sell shit which is totally contrary to the spirit of the event. Brands and advertisements are considered poor form, people avoid wearing clothes with labels or logos and those who rent vans and trucks to haul their gear out to the desert are encouraged to blot out the rental company names.
|We're also encouraged to mentally revert|
to the age of 13. Heh. It says 'penis.'
|"You'll be hearing from our lawyers..."|
-The Burning Man Organization
Sure, lawsuits are gross and so what if the ad was kind of funny? Burning Man is about freeing ourselves from the corporate oppression and branding and when someone's using your annual protest against consumerism to hawk their fast food chain, I say go get'em.
|Unless it's In-N-Out. They're great. We always stop |
there on the way to the burn and-wait, goddamnit...