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will stand 20 ft tall based on the sf moma elipse the project will entail puffers and lighting all sequenced for visual pleasure.
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Momafire is a 20' high round wood structure with a 10' diameter. It will contain nine propane flame effects (poofers). It is an homage to the architecture of SF-MOMA. At Burning Man 2012, it will be set on fire.

Funds contributed to Momafire will be used to finish the project. This will include materials for eight more poofers, eight lighting effects, video projections on the piece, pyrotechnics and fuel to be used in Black Rock City as well as transportation to and from black rock city.

The shape of the structure and its detailing creates an illusion that its cap is a circle. In fact it is a perfect ellipse. Visitors to the project will have a sense of its structure changing its shape during their approach to it.

The flame and lighting effects will be programmed to create a variety of poofer and lighting  sequences. These eight flame and lighting effects will be set around a central "super-poofer", with a 1 1/2' diameter dump valve. for your pleasure participants will be encouraged to create there own sequences through out the event and possible pre event.

Momafire is a beacon celebrating the conservation of art with an impermanent structure. 

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    humble thanks and mention on our website and a momafire sticker

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    humble thanks on our website, a momafire sticker and a momafire patch.

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    pledge 100 dollars receive a certificate good for big E's puffer class in nov. a momafire patch and sticker and a twelve pack of pbr delivered to the playa.

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    a humble thanks mention on our website a momafire sticker and t shirt and a momafire patch and an actual 1/2 inch working schedule 80 poofer used in the momafire project so you can poof when ever you want. :)

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    a huge thanks a mention on our website a momafire sticker and a special momafire pyro crew shirt and patch. you will also recieve a 1/2 inch working schedule 80 poofer used in the project and early entry into bm with the crew cocktails at our big wed party and you get to push the switch that will burn momafire to the ground.

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