VISITING ARTIST—Co-owner of Keen Motion Pictures in Portland, Sage Eaton is dedicated to telling stories about the people who live here. In FACTORY OF ONE, we meet John, an engineer by trade who has been amassing a small factory full of tools for one purpose: to build the most amazing structure Burning Man has ever seen. Starting in January with the planning and leading all the way up until the night before he leaves Portland for the desert, John spends almost all of his free time working on his huge steel project named Emerald City. As the measuring, cutting, welding, and drilling commence, John faces challenges, setbacks, and hurdles that threaten his journey. But he will ultimately make the trip to Black Rock City on his terms and present his monument to the world.
Appears in: Northwest Tracking June – August 2013