Floating In Latex, As A Form Of Booth, At The 2019 Burning Man Decompression Party, Old Power Station, San Francisco, California

Warning
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A warning sign was posted on one of the poles holding up a "Coleman Instant Sun Shelter." That warning read, "Warning Latex allergens in the air here."


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A Box
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The booth held just a vertical box with a vacuum cleaner attached to the box.


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Latex Lifted
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A latex sheet at the front of the box could be lifted to create an access hole.


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A Man Entered
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A man bent over and began to crawl through the exposed hole and into the box.


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Man Vanished
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Like magic, the man inside the box appeared to have vanished.


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Operator Smiled
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The man operating the booth posed and smiled as the vacuum cleaner sucked air from the box.


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Box Tilted
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After the vacuum had finished. The box was tilted to expose the trapped man.


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Man Smiled
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The man trapped inside the box smiled and appeared to be enjoying the experience.


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Like A Bug
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Like a bug trapped in amber, the man enjoyed the experience of almost floating while trapped in latex. The man operating the booth was strong enough to tilt the box far over.


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