Highlights from the annual party/art show/ communal experience that attracts tens of thousands of people to a barren stretch of desert in Black Rock City, Nevada. This year’s theme is Fertility 2.0.
Art car "The Sperminator" cruises the Playa during the Burning Man 2012 "Fertility 2.0" arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada August 31, 2012. More than 60,000 people from all over the world have gathered at the sold out festival, which is celebrating its 26th year, to spend a week in the remote desert cut off from much of the outside world to experience art, music and the unique community that develops. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart