Water in the Desert

ByARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
May 19, 2017 20:30

Fusing permaculture with Shavuot at the Midburn festival

Midburn festival

At FIG’s ‘Shake the Dust’ retreat in Caesarea, which incorporated Feldenkrais (body movement), interactive sharing circles and meditation in preparation for Yom Kippur. (photo credit:AVI NOO)

Paz Faigenbaum wants to bring water to the desert – specifically to the Negev during the Midburn festival.

Midburn, Israel’s answer to Burning Man, runs from May 28 to June 2 and attracts approximately 10,000 people. Begun officially in 2014 by a group of Israelis who wanted to bring the feeling of Burning Man to the Negev, Midburn becomes a makeshift city featuring large-scale art installations of every conceivable and inconceivable nature, communal collaborative living, psychedelic lights, fire and flowing creative expression.

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