Feed The Artists

We facilitate & offer gratitude and support to the World with the simple gift of a nourishing, heartfelt meal.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – FTA Official Sponsor of the ITDC

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For the first time in history, The International Tongue-Darting Championship will be held in Iceland, March 18-24, 2016. This event, which is held every four years, is the capstone of a secret worldwide network of fierce local competitions that has largely and deliberately evaded public scrutiny. Teams from all over the World will be arriving

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Ignite.me Interview with Colonel Angus

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“Hard work makes you hungry, and on the playa, artists often don’t have time to cook when they are creating against a deadline. Thanks to Colonel Angus and the volunteers at Feed The Artists, the creative spirits at Burning Man can take a break, sit down to a fabulous meal and spend time with their

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Feed The Artists Feeding feat Shadyvil

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Every year Feed The Artists teams up with a multitude of theme camps around the playa & serves the most extravagant meals money can’t buy! With the support & radical collaboration of other camps Feed The Artists, along with it’s fellowships, feeds hundreds to thousands artists every Burning Man since 2007. This post is dedicated to our

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Life on the Playa: A Guide to Burners’ Cuisine

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Feed the Artists By linking artists and theme camps to create a community based around food, this resource organization facilitates an experience of mutual nourishment and gratitude. If you’ve been working all week cutting and stacking lumber to build the Man, someone wants to feed you. The organization also hosts a refrigerator truck to release

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Feed The Artists 2011 Talent Show!

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Burners, Steamers & Funks… step right up & witness the amazing talent of a couple of our dinner sideshow acts! Eat, drink, dance & party while we entertain your senses & massage your taste buds! Introducing… Caveat Magister & Jen Hitt! *CLAP, CLAP*   +Caveat Magister – thank you for your amazing voice & wonderful

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Our Vision

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    Feed the Artists (aka FtA) is a communal art grant that builds community through food gifting. We facilitate offers of gratitude and support to hard-working artist (and other) crews by encouraging theme camps and other groups to offer them the simple gift of a nourishing, heartfelt meal. The program has literally fed thousands of

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Our Primary Objectives

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1. To support BM’s artists 2. To create healthy and meaningful interactions between artists and theme camps the promote bonding, collaboration and the sharing of resources. 3. To elevate the role of food on the playa to an art form. 4. And to do it all in a way that it becomes a self-sustaining, self-perpetuating

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Volunteers

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So you think you might want to volunteer with FtA, huh? Well, before you make your decision, here are a few things to consider… FtA requires A LOT of planning, so we’re a pretty organized group, and all of our volunteers work on FtA throughout the year in preparation for Burning Man. Early in the

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Our Humble Beginnings

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In the spring of 2007, Keith “Colonel Angus” Rinzler sat in a restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia with his friend and well-known Burning Man artist, Zach Coffin, discussing, as they were often prone to do… Burning Man. Zach described the challenges that Burning Man artists with reasonably-sized projects face by explaining that they arrive on the

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Communications Team

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The Communications Team, is the FtA’s version of the greeters, placement, media mecca, and the artery, all rolled into one. This group is responsible for all communication between FtA and it’s volunteers, artists, theme camps, regional events, and the media. It does a lot of administrative work in the months leading up to BM, including

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