Welcome!

Flashpoint Artists Initiative [FAI] is the organization responsible for overseeing the creation of and the running of Georgia’s two burns, Alchemy and Euphoria.

The mission of FAI is to create spaces and events guided by the 10 Principles© of Burning Man™, to further artistic expression, and to nurture our community.

FAI provides education to the greater community regarding the sociological ideas and theories of …

  1. radical inclusion
  2. gifting economies
  3. decommodification
  4. radical self-reliance
  5. radical and lawful self-expression
  6. community building and effort]
  7. civil responsibility
  8. leaving no trace
  9. participation
  10. and immediacy,

…by providing the structures and environments necessary to foster and engage in such education, and strives to do so for all ages whenever possible and lawful.

APPLY: Home Committee: new charter, new chair

The Home Committee, having fulfilled its charter to find us a new home (yay!), is being rechartered to build community. To head up this new committee we are looking for a new chair. Read all about it here.

FAI 2019 Financial Report

Here is the PDF of the Flashpoint Artists Initiative end-of-year financial report.

Our next board meeting: Mar 21

FAI Board meetings are open to the public.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and in compliance with best practices, the FAI Board of Directors will hold its monthly meetings remotely rather than meeting in person. Meetings are still open to the public; the link to the remote login will be posted at http://flashpointart.org/index.php/agenda/ on the day of the meeting. In-person meetings will resume when public health officials advise that it is safer to do so.

To join the meeting remotely: http://meet.google.com/emt-cwdw-pyd

You may also call in on your phone: +1 650-817-8509‬ (PIN: ‪324 542 132‬#)

The agenda will be posted here.

Check out the new board members and officers on the About The Board page.

2020 Alchemy Event Committee

We are proud to announce your Event Committee for Alchemy 2020! The largest change you will see is that there will not be a singular “Event Lead” this year. Instead there will be six departments each managed by the Department Leads and jointly responsible for major decisions impacting the event. They are all experienced, veteran volunteer leaders who are ready to create a vibrant and exhilarating city for you to come home next Fall.

  • Safety Department:
    • Lead: Cat McEarchern
    • Asst Lead: Hbomb
  • Info Department: 
    • Lead: Samantha Weinstein
  • Art Department: 
    • Lead: Ernest Law
  • Operations Department:
    • Lead: Cherry Pie
  • Admin Department:
    • Lead: Jules Davis
    • Asst Lead: Daniel Draven
  • “Department Six” – information forthcoming!
    • Lead: Rebecca Rea
    • Asst Lead: Gracie Hansen (Airborne)
  • As a reminder and re-affirmation of our Organization’s stance on Consent and Conduct the Board wishes to reiterate several items:

Our next burn: Oct 22–25