Remembering Larry

  • Getting To Know Larry Through His Recently Published Writings

    One of the questions I’m most frequently asked about Larry Harvey is not “what he was like” but “what he was like to work with.” People ask it not because they actually care about the mechanics of his editing and thinking, but because they want insight into his mind. To try to get a closer …Read More
  • Remembering Larry: Playing with Words

    I first met Larry Harvey in the summer of 1993, a few days after Michael Mikel invited me to Burning Man to publish the event’s onsite newspaper, the Black Rock Gazette. The meeting did not seem auspicious, at least not at the time. We met at Central Sign, the Oakland-based company that Michael owned with …Read More
  • Remembering Larry: The Odd Poetry of Larry Harvey

    A year has passed since we bid a final farewell to Burning Man Founder Larry Harvey, and we remember the Man in the Hat by sharing articles, audio and videos from friends, family and co-conspirators. Here, Burning Man’s former Minister of Propaganda Will Chase shares his musings about what this ‘second father’ meant to him …Read More
  • Remembering Larry: A Man for Our Time

    As we approach the one-year anniversary of Burning Man Founder Larry Harvey’s passing, we remember the Man in the Hat by sharing articles, audio and videos from friends, family and co-conspirators. Here, Burning Man co-founder Danger Ranger shares his memories of the early years with Larry and insights into a intellectual, collaborative friendship that spanned …Read More
  • Remembering Larry: An Artist’s Tribute

    As we approach the one-year anniversary of Burning Man founder Larry Harvey’s passing, we remember the Man in the Hat by sharing articles, audio and videos from friends, family and co-conspirators. Here, Kate Raudenbush, long-time Burning Man artist and friend of Larry, shares the heartfelt speech she gave at San Francisco’s Castro Theatre event last …Read More