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SKOPX RISES!

The SKOP crew are back! They’re the crew that co-created Subterrafuge in 2014, the Clan in 2015, Project O in 2016, and SKOP IV last year – and now, they’re working on another completely spectacular piece for this year. SKOPX, …More »

SKOP IV – INTO THE TANKWA

It’s been an eventful week to say the least. As I sit here in Tankwa at our base I am struggling to find where to start. So here goes… Firstly, I’d like to introduce James Mader who recently joined our …More »

SKOP IV: Week 2

Words and photos: Lindsay Cessford   We are a week into the build and I can’t believe how much progress we have made. This is mainly due to the amazing team that we have working for us. From day one …More »

Sutherland SKOPS Again!

Words and photos: Lindsay Cessford   The Sutherland Kuns Opvoedings Projek is an AfrikaBurn-funded arts development programme which kicked off in 2014. This latest round will see a large-scale artwork built collaboratively between residents of the Karoo town and the …More »

HomeBurn: a trilogy in four parts ~ Part 2: The Phoenix at the End of the Pangolin

Words by Solar Santa with Nathan Victor Honey, May 2020 Photos by Nathan Honey except the one of himself (header image taken by Mark Thomas) Solar Santa continues on his dusty virtual journey into the heart of HomeBurn 2020. This …More »

Cancellation & Refunds – What Now?

Nobody could have predicted that we would all come to face the many challenges that are now a reality for us all – and nobody, our team included, would willingly have wanted to see our 2020 event not take place. …More »

2019 Theme

  Temporal Decomposition at Black Rock City in 1997 – Photo ©1997 by George Post   Ephemeropolis   Ephemerality (from Greek – ephemeros) is the concept of things being transitory, existing only briefly. Rising like a dusty mirage out of the Karoo heat, …More »

Painted Boots and a Beard ~ Part 3

Writing and pictures by Solar Santa. Solar Santa continues on his merry way. It is early morning on the playa. My first day back. I’m looking for Nathan the builder of SKOP. A bakkie rolls up and I can’t believe …More »

The fire, the ceremonial firemaster, the fireman and the burner at AfrikaBurn

  (Featured image of fireman Rob Erasmus far left and Skeleton Leaf of Change art work burn by John Steele, other images as per credit, text by Eleen Polson unless otherwise quoted.)   The big thing about AfrikaBurn, that makes …More »

Creative Grant Recipient Projects 2019

On October 10th last year (2018), our annual call for Creative Grant applications to be sent in went out – and once again, we’re amazed by the wild & inventful creations that our community have got up their sleeves! We’re …More »


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