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Evolution Fantasia

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The beautiful 2009 Burning Man poster, by artists Corey and Catska Ench, portrays evolution as a fantasia of related patterns.

Comments

  1. #1 Emily
    November 30, 2009

    Trippy! Is that a Haeckel-style radiolarian right below the brain? I think it is.

  2. #2 Jessica Palmer
    November 30, 2009

    That’s my guess too Emily! I love Haeckel’s radiolaria – they look so much like something Buckminster Fuller would have come up with.

  3. #3 Emily
    November 30, 2009

    Found the source– it’s at the center: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Haeckel_Stephoidea_edit.jpg

    Haeckel’s images of radiolaria really are amazingly beautiful, even if real ones are a bit less crystalline and symmetric.

  4. #4 Larry Ayers
    December 1, 2009

    Trippy indeed! It reminds of Rick Griffin’s posters, circa 1969.

  5. #5 Patricia
    December 8, 2009

    You have inspired this Australian that she needs to one day book a trip in order to be part of the Burning Man Festival.

  6. #6 Marissa
    May 21, 2010

    Is it possible to buy a Burning Man Evolution 2009 poster? I went last year and really wanted to find one to remember my first trip to Burning Man.

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