Susan Sarandon Spreads Timothy Leary’s Ashes at Burning ManPosted: September 6, 2015
The actress marched with Leary’s remains into a special church, which was built as one of the many art displays during the seven-day event. The gothic cathedral structure was later set aflame with other art creations (including a 60-foot giant man) in a spectacle that left crowds in awe.
“When I went to Burning Man last time, that’s when I thought I’d bring him back here. I think he’d be so happy.”
Most of Leary’s ashes were sent to outer space in 1997, but Sarandon kept a small amount that she saved for a special moment. The actress worked with Burning Man and photographer Michael Garlington to lend a creative hand during the weeklong festival.
“When I went to Burning Man last time, that’s when I thought I’d bring him back here,” said Sarandon. “I think he’d be so happy. I think he would have loved the chaos [of Burning Man]. He would have loved it and all these people honoring him with LSD.”…(read more)
Source: Hollywood Reporter