Introducing project WonderDome, A 13ft interactive art installation launching at Burning Man 2019 for 80,000 participants. Check out the secret 360 Video
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Since I first learned about BurningMan several years ago, I knew that one day I would make this journey. Each year I dreamt that this would be the year and each year this door would eventually close due to work commitments or financial challenges preventing me from joining...
This year, the stars have aligned and I’m excited to announce that from 21st August - 2nd September 2019, I plan to build a 13ft tiny dome structure with an interactive LED art installation at BurningMan 2019.
I coined the secret project ‘WonderDome’ - A morphing dome structure that travels around the world, stimulating the creative mind through engaging interactive art and design experiences. Part of a support system connecting people with ideas to collaborators providing a portal to bridge the future with the present and create a new world.
In the future this space will morph into emergency shelter, greenhouse with vertical farm, kitchen, with bathroom and shower facilities.
In alignment with this years theme ‘Metamorphoses’ the WonderDome is a versatile, scalable, evolving dodecahedron structure which celebrates the marriage of 4 grassroots community driven social movements.. Hackathons, Makerfaires, TinyHouse minimalism and now the Burner artisan community at large.
At the intersection of the virtual / physical world, WonderDome provides a space for people to meditate, reflect inwards, explore their dreams through fun, collaborative, team building events, activities, group builds and workshops.
The TinyHackerHouse design challenge 4.0 is an experiential self discovery workshop exploring the changing needs of community. We connect impactful ideas to resources and currently preparing for BurningMan 2019 build.
This will be my first time participating in BurningMan and I hope to achieve a few core objectives on this mission:
1) Provide a low energy temperature controlled environment in the form of a dome structure, to keep Burners cool in the day and warm at night with interactive LEDs that react to music.
2) Test structure materials reaction in extreme weather conditions comprising of desert sand storms, wind, heat and cold climate.
3) Explore future camping experiences such as Yoga, Meditation, Performances for our future events.
4) Set the Guiness world record for fastest dome build time.
5) Host TinyHackerHouse design challenge 4.0 workshop.
6) Engage burners community: -
If you’re onsite during build week and with an hour or so to help with build.. looking for 4 volunteers.
If you have an idea for an activity or event you would like to host in the dome, please email me email@example.com with subject: BurningMan 2019 idea and a brief description, i’m currently exploring possibilities and will try to facilitate.
‘Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes… the ones who see things differently — they're not fond of rules… You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things’.
We are currently looking for donations / sponsorship / camping swag / support or partnerships to support our team of volunteers and dome community on this 14 day survival mission in the middle of the desert.
Our fundraising campaign is at www.patreon.com/tinyhackerhouse
Additional information about the dome can be seen at www.tinydomehomes.com
Thank you for your support!