We had left. Left the crowd behind. Left the people, chasing cars and vendors that offered their services and goods at every traffic light in the city. Noises, scents and rhythms of colours that adorned the spaces. All the things that incented our senses with joy and indulgence. We took off slowly, elevating ourselves and leaving the habituated world behind.
Fyre Festival was a failed event in 2017 that was created as a marketing tactic to boost traction of the talent booking platform ‘Fyre’, owned by Billy McFarland, a social entrepreneur from New Jersey. What happened is a tale of deception, false identity and manipulation that I haven’t seen since I studied Shakespeare.
In the beginning, there were many domains, with servers and servants to their kingdoms. All visitors to the different towns lived under the same rules. This was eons of cycles ago, of course. Life was slow. Before devices became smart and the Vista was new. Back then, everything was different – we didn’t have him.