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DJ sets from Country Club 2017 (Disorient New York): Orion Keyser, Dima Markus


Disorient is a camp at Burning Man

Disorient has been a camp at Burning Man since 2001.

2017 is the year of the D at Disorient. A 120ft.x150ft. letter "D" centerpiece made of Square Shades protects our tenters from the elements and makes Disorient noticeable from high altitude. Chand Baori, designed by Disorient India, is composed of 4 inward-facing series of oversized steps. It is the central component of our frontage and the place where Disorient interacts with Burning Man. It supports the Disorient Sign and includes the Square in which latest flavors of Disorient music, sound art and interactive light installations will be served. At the H2O Bar sparkling water and ice-cold Minty Towels will be available.

Gon Kirin, our flagship art car by Disorient Hong Kong will flank Chand Baori when it is not roaming the playa. The Bedouin Tech Lounge organized by Disorient Dubai hosts camp feasts and shisha sunsets. Enzo, The Nautilus and half dozen other art cars will contribute to the festivities. This year, the speakeasy is harder to find. At the bow of camp, beyond Esplanade, the Temple of Forbidden Symmetry reaches towards the Man. We're shaking things up in 2017, so for the first time, Disorient will not have a Dome in camp.

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Order your Disorient 2017 Scarf and help support Disorient


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In addition to our residents we invite DJs to play on our sound system. During the week of Burning Man, we set-up a live music stage and invite bands to perform.

Disorient is a collective

Disorient is a sound, visual and performance art collective. We create art projects and art installations with hardware including wood, scaffolding, palette rack, containers, recycled materials, your body, Raspberry Pi, geodesic domes, inflatable structures, video, repurposed objects, black lights and vehicles. We develop software for our installations. Our guiding principles are outlined in the Disorient Model and in the Political Economy of Disorient. Disorient is an open creative platform powered by love.

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Our contribution to the vernacular includes Pornj and GlamTech.

Disorient Network

When we are not on the Playa, we organize events and happenings to raise funds for our art projects on and off playa and support Burning Man. 100% of profit is reinvested in Disorient.
Every year we organize Country Club upstate New York, Bedouin Tech in the desert of Dubai and Fun Tsang on the beach of a tiny uninhabited tropical island in Hong Kong. Those outdoor camping events last several days and are aligned with the Burning Man ethos.

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In 2009 we organized our first fundraisers outside the US in Brazil and Argentina; in 2014, Dubai; in 2016, Hong Kong.

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Thousands of DOers (DisOrienters) have camped with Disorient at Burning Man since 2001. About half of those campers are in the US. The other half is distributed in dozens of other countries. We use social networks to stay connected.

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