Even though the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled Burning Man 2020, the event lives on in different virtual worlds. The Burning Man organization has listed several interactive events, while the communities from Somnium Space and Cryptovoxels are creating their own virtual versions of the community-powered event.
Take Me To Your Burn is a community initiative that takes place within Somnium Space. There will be art installations, live acts, and dance parties. Somnium Space is best experiences using a VR headset, but the result tends to be very cool. The event will take place from August 31st until September 7th.
The other event takes place inside Cryptovoxels. In spirit of the physical events, also this virtual one is all about art, music and expression. In the Oasis region in Origin City the organizer have created a temporarily venue, dubbed Black Vox City. The organization has reserved twenty adjacent parcels to allow all kinds of art installations. They are now accepting contributions. The event will take place on September 5th and 6th.
Obviously every the community is the driving force behind every Burning Man event in a virtual world. As a result these events aren’t limited to blockchain-powered virtual worlds. Burningman.org has listed many interactive websites and VR experiences. Each of these contribute to the concept of Burning Man, combining community efforts with music and art. In addition there are plenty of community events.
Robert Hoogendoorn is a gamer and blockchain enthusiast, but above all he’s a father and husband who moved to another country in 2014. One year later he got in touch with crypto, and the fire really lit in 2017. Professionally he’s a content optimization expert and worked for press agencies and video production companies, always with a focus on the video games & tech industry. He’s a communication consultant for blockchain start-ups and writes not only for Play to Earn, but also other dapp websites and tech magazines.