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Tales of The Orange #1

Posted by on February 20, 2018

Welcome to Tales of The Orange! This is a new series of tales of the dust that involve our Ranger corps, who are the eyes, ears & caring hearts of our community. Look out for more in this series – …More »

Meet Our New Thrones

Posted by on February 8, 2018

It is no secret that last year’s burn saw the toilet situation turn into a shitshow (literally) and we all felt it (physically), so over the last few months the Org has taken drastic steps to change the status quo. …More »

A New Loo With A View

Posted by on February 2, 2018

Our toilets have always been one of the standout experiences in Tankwa Town. Over the years, many people have come to enjoy the loo with a view – and there are now also initiatives to pimp the loos, and take …More »

Hard Questions #1 – Inclusion

Posted by on November 2, 2017

Words by Devin Isaacs and Travis Lyle Photos by Devin Isaacs and Mads Nørgaard The idea of inclusion sits front and centre of everything we do. “AfrikaBurn aims to be radically inclusive…” is one of the first lines anyone might read …More »

Report: The Borderland 2017

Posted by on October 25, 2017

Words: Scheepers De Bruin Photos: Header by Amy Scott-Samuel additional images by Kat Catowski and Scheepers De Bruin Introduction This year I had the privilege to represent AfrikaBurn at the Borderland held in the Boesedal Kalkbrud abandoned granite quarry in Denmark from …More »

Adventure Flying – TO AFRIKABURN – The hard way

Posted by on September 28, 2017

                                                       – words: David Levy / Photo: Sean Furlong   It is called the Panorama Airfield Departure Lounge because it is the place where, now and then, trike pilots take leave of their senses. On a frigid Friday morning in …More »

Unpacking “Working Title ____________________”

Posted by on August 29, 2017

Words By The Tim Doyle (edited) photos from Gita Claassen and Simon Max Bannister part 1 – How Did This Happen? The theme “Working Title” came from a series of discussions over a long period of time. The first time …More »

MOOP Map 2017

Posted by on August 3, 2017

                                                                            words: Sonica Kirsten, Cara Morris, Papa Deadly   It’s here! Yep – once again our crack team* of Moop hunters, Leave No Trace lovers and map-makers have compiled this year’s comprehensive guide to what traces were left where, after …More »


Posted by on May 28, 2017

(words by The Bohemian Doctor – photos by Hervé PHOTOGRAFF)   Trying to describe my first time at AfrikaBurn using words would be like trying to taste music, or to hear colour, or to see speech. It would be like …More »

AfrikaBurn Living the Dream

Posted by on May 22, 2017

(words by Kwassi – photos by Rizza Bomfim) What is AfrikaBurn? It’s a great many things but the solution to humanities problems it is not. Every year around this time I find myself defending AfrikaBurn. People criticise this festival at …More »