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Quemaduras del Sol ("sunburn"), a golden sun effigy, is San Diego's regional community art project for the BurningMan 2011 CORE Project Read more

San Diego, CA Public Art
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Quemaduras del Sol ("sunburn"), a golden sun effigy, is San Diego's regional community art project for the BurningMan 2011 CORE Project

San Diego, CA Public Art
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We are a team of 15-20 local volunteers building a 20' tall sun effigy and community arts project to represent the San Diego region at Burning Man 2011. Quemaduras del Sol represents the sun and beaches of the southwest coast, will be a climbable art installation, and features a center viewing platform between the dual sun faces on each side.

Quemaduras del Sol brings part of San Diego to the citizens of BRC, shimmering day and night over a soft audio background of ocean surf recorded at the many beaches in San Diego. The effigy base is inscribed with messages from the local burner community for the larger community in Black Rock City.

San Diego is bringing Quemaduras del Sol to the playa in 2011 to join many Regionals in the very special CORE project, the Circle of Regional Effigies. This sun will burn for all on playa as part of the great circle of fire on Thursday night during the event.

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  • First come the fees:
    5% - Kickstarter Fee for their awesome help making this website possible!
    3-5% - Credit Card Processing Fees because frankly Visa, MC and all the rest want their share too!

    The other 90-92% will go towards our budget, which is as follows:

    Effigy Build Materials (Lumber, hardware, etc) $1300
    Paint/Finishing $200
    Sound project $100
    LED project $1000 **Check out our Updates Page for our lighting effects simulation!!
    Transportation to BRC $1200
    Firewood/fuel load to make it BURN! BURN! BURN! $200
    Kickstarter Backer Rewards & shipping to our AMAZING backers $150
    TOTAL $4150

    We have set our goal at $1500 but as you can see our budget is increasing and we need YOUR HELP! Every bit counts so please pledge as little or as much as you can afford!

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  • Absolutely! We still need volunteers to staff our Effigy Guardian Team, Fire Perimeter Team & Leave No Trace Team. Please message us here or on Facebook for details! :)

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    Pledge $10 or more

    7 backers

    In appreciation of your gift of $10, you will receive our custom made sticker in the shape of the sun effigy inscribed with: "Quemaduras del Sol, Circle of Regional Effigies, Burning Man 2011".

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    Pledge $25 or more

    8 backers

    In appreciation of your gift of $25 and in addition to the reward described above, your name will be inscribed on the artwork that will be featured in the Circle of Regional Effigies.

  • You selected
    Pledge $50 or more

    14 backers

    In appreciation of your gift of $50 and in addition to the rewards described above, you will also receive a custom pendant featuring the Quemaduras del Sol effigy.

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    Pledge $75 or more

    1 backer

    In appreciation of your gift of $75 and in addition to the rewards described above, you will also receive a pint glass custom engraved with a silhouette of the Quemaduras del Sol sun.

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    Pledge $100 or more

    4 backers

    In appreciation of your gift of $100 and in addition to the rewards described above, you will also receive a vial of ashes collected from the remains of the Quemaduras del Sol effigy burned at Burning Man 2011.

Funding period

- (44 days)