Bamboo Collaborations

Working as a designer, builder and team leader from 2012 to 2017 for festivals and events in the USA and Portugal for the American company ‘BambooDNA’ founded by Gerard Minakawa.

Building high performance structural installations in bamboo, and fitting out the new BambooDNA headquarters in Joshua Tree, California.

Festival Locations:
Global Eclipse Festival, Oregon (Aug 2017)
EDC Vegas, Nevada (June 2017)
Lightning in a Bottle (May 2017)
Lucidity Festival (April 2017)
Okeechodee (March 2017)

Boom Festival, Portugal (August 2014)
Symbiosis Gathering, California USA (August 2013)
Boom Festival, Portugal (August 2012)

  • Role Designer and Builder
  • For BambooDNA
  • Date Working from 2012 – 2017
  • URL www.bamboodna.com

‘Here Stage’ Deco – Okeechobee, USA (2017)

‘Here Stage’ Deco – Okeechobee, USA (2017)

Bamboo Gateways – Okeechobee USA (2017)

Preparing the logs for Gateways – Okeechobee USA (2017)
Photo: G.Minakawa

Founder of BambooDNA, Gerard Minakawa, arranging bamboo for the next project. Joshua Tree, CA USA (2017)

Preparation of the EDC Vegas Pagoda Columns, USA (2017)

‘Mnemosyne Pagoda Temples’ – EDC Vegas, USA (2017)

‘Mnemosyne Pagoda Temple’ – EDC Vegas, USA (2017)

Mnemosyne Pagodas and Torii Gates – EDC Vegas USA (2017)

Mnemosyne Memory Device with Bas de Pater and Naama Choonawala – EDC Vegas USA (2017) Photo: G.Minakawa

Mnemosyne Memory Device with Bas de Pater and Naama Choonawala – EDC Vegas USA (2017)

Bamboo Chandelier with Bas de Pater – EDC Vegas USA (2017) Photo: G.Minakawa

Dance Temple aerial shot – Boom Festival, Portugal (2014)
Photo: www.jacomedia.net

Inside of Dance Temple – Boom Festival, Portugal (2014)

‘Gallery of Light’ – Boom Festival, Portugal (2014)
Photo: Tehran Ahern

Arch design – With Lucy Selier. Boom Festival, Portugal (2014)

Mandala Design – Collaboration with Alejandra Cortes.
Boom Festival, Portugal (2014)

‘Temple of Lucidity’ – Lucidity Festival, USA (2017)

Shade Structure – Lucidity Festival, USA (2017)

Shade nest Pavilion – Earth Day, USA (2017)

Shade nest Pavilion – Santa Barbara 5K run, USA (2017)

Paleo Arts for ‘The Craft’ – Lightning in a Bottle LIB, USA (2017)

‘Artisan’s Market’ – Lightning in a Bottle LIB, USA (2017)

‘The Gallery’ – Lightning in a Bottle LIB, USA (2017)

The ‘Cove Stage’ – Symbiosis Gathering, USA (2013)
Photo: F.Baudson

The ‘Cove’ Stage – Symbiosis Gathering, USA (2013)
Photo: F.Baudson

‘Liminal Village’ – Boom Festival, Portugal (2012)

‘Liminal Village’ – Boom Festival, Portugal (2012)

‘Art Gallery’ – Boom Festival, Portugal (2012)

‘Art Gallery’ – Boom Festival, Portugal (2012)