Art Is at the of core Where The Sheep Sleep.

Burning Man is known for it’s highly interactive and experimental art pieces. Where you as a viewer complete the artwork, can touch it, activate it or otherwise interact with it.  And where anyone is an artist and gets this blanc canvas to play with. No ‘highbrows’ just creativity.

We are very proud of all the artists that have shared their gifts in the past years with incredible art pieces . Please take a look some of the pieces that have already registered.

All participants are welcome to create art for the playa! We have some great artists that will be joining the Sheep this year and we would be honored to welcome many more!

They Include Large Art Structures, Sound Installations, Art Cars, Participatory Workshops & Live Performances.

We are here to help you all the info you need on creating art for Where The Sheep Sleep.

Before scrolling down it’s important to know that making artwork for a Burning Man NL event in is challenging, due to the difficulties inherent in creating in consideration to the Dutch unpredictable weather, winds, and possibly rain. Read up on what it takes to attend, and make art for Burning Man NL here:

  • At where the Sheep Sleep, volunteers at The ARTery will assist you in placing your art on the playa.
  • If you need help with your project check out our and connect with the Burning Man community and post a listing about what you’re looking for to make your creative dream a reality

It’s worth noting that most installations contain an interactive element, which allows participants to fully engage with the piece instead of viewing it from a safe distance as we are used to in our museum- and gallery-oriented world. Participants are encouraged to explore and interact with the art, and may well find themselves helping an artist to build a structure or performing some task to activate an art object. Touching, climbing, entering, spinning, engaging and exploring are encouraged.

Honoraria Progam

Also this year the Burning Man NL Arts issues a small number of grants for the purpose of partially funding specific art projects for installation at the Where the Sheep Sleep event in the Netherlands. We look for work that stands on its own as physical, sculptural installation, independent of performances or activities, although these may accompany the installation.

If you’re interested in applying for funding for an art installation bound for the annual Where the Sheep Sleep event in the Netherlands, you must submit this form before July 10th2018. After submitting your work, you  apply for a grant by filling the Art Honoraria Program Application

Thank you for wanting to create art for Where The Sheep Sleep

Gespiegelde Hartstocht

Name: Gespiegelde Hartstocht Artist: Ronald Sponselee Size: 2 meter high A big turning heart with small mirrors on it, love each other or yourself   Don’t miss out, get your ticket here!

ART: Medallions

Name: Medallions Artist: Ronald Sponselee Size: 1.20 meter high Several big (120 cm) medallions build out of wood with mirrors on the back and lights on the in and outside!   Don’t [...]

ART | Come build (and Burn) the Man with us!

Come build and burn the Man with us! The Man Grant: For this year’s Sheep we are looking for a team that wants to build The Man. Are you up for the task to form a crew to build the man? Do you [...]

Art | The Swing (de Schommel
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Name: The Swing Artist: Martin Venema Description: VR swing Imagine 40 meters of rope from the ceiling and swinging through a giant medieval church. Just a silent moment of enjoyment and [...]

ART: Rose | Passing Thoughts

Name: Rose – Passing Thoughts Artist: Robin van der Mijl Size: 1.70 meter tall FMI: check Kickstarter A weathered steel head standing 1,70 meters high, built out of +90 ribs and weighing [...]