The site-specific artwork “Embrace,” a 72 ft wooden, cathedral like sculpture of two human figures, “in celebration of all our relationships.” It was create by the Pier Group for Burning Man 2014. This was the largest project to date for the Pier Group, which gained acclaim for its previous Burning Man installations The Pier, Pier 2, and the Ichthyosaur Puppet Project. The crew began construction of Embrace in October 2013 at the Generator community art space in Reno, and in studios in Vancouver and Portland.During this year’s festival, the massive wooden sculpture was set aflame producing incredible moments that is ever changing.

By: Delia Chang

Courtesy of Pier Group - images by Trey Ratcliff

Courtesy of Pier Group – images by Trey Ratcliff

Courtesy of Pier Group - images by Trey Ratcliff

Courtesy of Pier Group – images by Trey Ratcliff

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