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Burning with Joy

Posted by on August 13, 2018

(text and photos by Luci) Would you have liked it as much as I did? Would you have felt the magic wave carrying you from one experience to the next? Would the smile that did not leave my face for …More »

Friends don’t let friends exploit our culture

Posted by on August 6, 2018

Intro by The Tim Words by Charlie Dolman Our friends over at the big Black Rock in the desert face many of the same challenges we do. One of the challenges they are facing is that of commodification on Social …More »

AfterBurn Report 2018: Sanitation

Posted by on July 19, 2018

                                                                              Words & Photos: Lara ‘Squeaky Queen’ Warren                                                                               Burning Seed, Sanitation Services – Team Lead                                                                                               AfrikaBurn, WASH (Toilets) – Co-Lead     Within a few minutes of landing in South Africa, I started to realise the effects ‘Day …More »

Yin & Yang In The Tankwa

Posted by on July 11, 2018

                           Words: Eleen Polson / Photos: Alexander Polson (unless otherwise stated)     I remember a kind young dreadlocked man stepping closer, commenting on the perfect sunset with the perfect moon-rise on the other side. Many people were admiring the …More »

Why Decompression?

Posted by on July 5, 2018

                 Text and photos: Jai’prakash Sewram     This morning, in my dream, a young boy appeared and asked me “Why do people need to decompress?” Determined not to pass up a moment of knowledge impartation, I responded and wanted …More »

Moop Map 2018

Posted by on June 28, 2018

Its finally here – the news you’ve all been waiting for! So, who was naughty, who was nice and who was, well, just a total fokken mess? What did our LNT crew do in the desert this year? LNT – …More »

Solar Santa

Posted by on May 10, 2018

Chapter 1. I’m 71. An old fart who lives alone in the Magaliesberg mountains with two border collies. I get the occasional paying guest for a weekend that pays for the dog food. My wife died years ago but still …More »

Collexodus – Gifting Beyond Tankwa Town

Posted by on April 19, 2018

When we talk gifting in Tankwa Town, much of our discourse is about the gift economy, its distinction from bartering’s transactional exchange and recognition of gifting’s freedom from reciprocity. We speak of an abundance mentality “the desert will provide” and …More »

The Ice Queen Speaks

Posted by on April 9, 2018

Words: Abi Case / Photos: credits on shot     Hi, my name is Abi. I’m the Ice Queen. You might have met me in the Ice queue. However, I’m usually backstage conducting the heaving circus that is Die Yskas. …More »

SKOP IV – INTO THE TANKWA

Posted by on March 30, 2018

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 »

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