Larry Harvey

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I elevated passions into duties. (p.s. That's not enough…)

Larry Harvey (11 January 194828 April 2018) was an American artist, philanthropist and activist who was the main co-founder of the Burning Man event, along with his friend Jerry James.

Quotes[edit]

What we have to do is make progress in the quality of connection between people, not the quantity of consumption.
  • We don’t think the world can be Woodstock … Who’d think the world could be a perpetual carnival? But we do think that the world could rediscover values that used to be automatically produced by culture but aren’t anymore because culture is subject to the commodification in our world. Everything is sold back to us, targeted to demographics. What we have to do is make progress in the quality of connection between people, not the quantity of consumption.

The 10 Principles of Burning Man (2004)[edit]

"The 10 Principles of Burning Man" (2004)
  • Anyone may be a part of Burning Man. We welcome and respect the stranger. No prerequisites exist for participation in our community.
    • Radical Inclusion
  • Burning Man is devoted to acts of gift giving. The value of a gift is unconditional. Gifting does not contemplate a return or an exchange for something of equal value.
    • Gifting

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