One of the world's strangest festivals just got weirder
Poppy Turner

11:55 15th January 2015

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One of the world's most distinctive festivals has got a suitably strange art installation this year: a full size Boeing 747.

Charity organisation Big Imagination Foundation, whose mission is 'to incubate and support projects that are bold, inspiring and visionary' announced via their website that they will be bringing a Boeing 747 to Burning Man Festival 2015.

The end result is something that wouldn't look out of place on the set of Tom Hardy's new Mad Max. The plane is a real Boeing 747 which is being modified by 100 volunteers in the mohave desert. It will be transformed into an interactive art installation to be displayed at Burning Man - and then hopefully to the festival circuit and beyond (a little like Glastonbury and Boomtown's resident musical installation Arcadia).

Watch a teaser video released by Big Imagination below 

It's not the first time Burning Man has been host to larger-than-life installations (just last year Embrace, a sculpture depicting a couple embracing, reached 72 feet), but this is set to be its biggest yet. Glastonbury: consider this a challenge. 

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