The MalMart Burning Man Theme Camp is returning in 2012 as BAALMART, gifting the Playa with the best view in the city!
Los Angeles based Burning Man Theme Camp MAL-MART presents BAAL-MART 2012. This year Mal-Mart is grabbing you by the BAALs.
(FYI - BAAL is a 14th Century BC Phoenician God of Fertility)
For 2012, we plan to go BAALs deep with BAAL-MART; the camp of your wet dreams. Diversely comprised of participants with varying backgrounds including seasoned burners, bushy-tailed virgins, classical musicians, rocket scientists, ballet dancers, doctors, gays, straights and everything in between, BAAL-MART does not designate any single identity for its members other than pretty awesome. Our time is spent contributing to and participating with the community and ideals of Black Rock City. Despite our updated apropos name, we continue to promote the soul and traditions of Mal-Mart by following our supermart format where "shoppers" will be greeted and encouraged to browse our goods and services or climb our 70+ foot shaft tower for the best gift we could possibly give to our Burner community ... a bird's eye view of the greatest city on earth.
This fundraiser is to add some flair and finishing touches to Baal-Mart. The structure itself is 100% BUILT and FUNDED by the partners of Mal-Mart (our campers). However, we are seeking to make the structure as bold and beautiful as possible this year. The funds raised from this project will be used for the addition of white cloth panels, LED lights, and spotlights all over the structure to give it the most visually appealing look on the Playa. With your help, our tower will light the way for all as a navigational aid and artistic beacon of fertility.
Here are some fun Mal-Mart Videos from 2010:
A view from the top on Sunday afternoon (before Day 1)
A view from the top at night
A view from the top during the week
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
pledged of $1,500 goal
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Jul 26, 2012 - Aug 17, 2012
Pledge $5 or more
A signed postcard of all the Mal-Mart team in front of the Finished Baal-Mart Structure, blowing you kisses as a thank you for your donation and helping us Gift Baal-Mart to the Citizens of Black Rock City.Estimated delivery: Oct 2012
Pledge $10 or more
The signed postcard from above plus an official "Mal-Mart presents Baal-Mart" Bumper Sticker.Estimated delivery: Oct 2012
Pledge $25 or more
The postcard, the bumper sticker, and your name listed in a place of honor on the front of the Baal-Mart Family Planning Bar (serving drinks stiff and strong, all night long).Estimated delivery: Oct 2012
Pledge $50 or more
The postcard, the sticker, the honorary mention, and a DVD of the entire week at Baal-Mart during the Burning Man Event, compiled from the team's photos and videos and set to an amazing music track especially mixed by our very own Master DJ Todd Spero. See the sights and sounds of Burning Man from the perspective of the Entire Mal-Mart Team... Priceless!Estimated delivery: Jan 2013
Pledge $100 or more
**All of the above** PLUS A VIP ride for you and a friend on the BAALS DEEP Mutant Vehicle at Burning Man 2012. (Can give as a gift if you're not attending the event).Estimated delivery: Jan 2013
Pledge $150 or more
0 backers Limited (4 of 4 left)
For you and a friend, a private 3 hour day time art tour on the human powered Baal-Mart Deep Playa Hammock Utility Cart (the BADPHUC). I, PopTart, 2012 Mal-Mart CEO, will be your guide and driver as you relax in the hammock for a round trip tour of the beautiful desert. Cold refreshments and a souvenir necklace will be included. (Can give as a gift if you're not attending the event).Estimated delivery: Aug 2012
Pledge $250 or more
A portrait session and signed print with Mal-Mart participant Eric Schwabel (famed photographer featured in the book "Shooting Male") at his Venice, California studio.Estimated delivery: Aug 2012
Pledge $500 or more
0 backers Limited (2 of 2 left)
Comfy VIP seating to watch the Man Burn on Saturday, September 1st, 2012, for you and up to 3 friends at the top of the BaalMart Structure, 70+ feet up under the 11th story geodesic dome, Just The Tip!!! (Can give as a gift if you're not attending the event).Estimated delivery: Sep 2012