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Urban design and performing land art at AfrikaBurn: academic article by Dr John Steele

Posted by on 11th March 2020

  The article “Ephemeropolis: urban design and performing land art at AfrikaBurn 2019” by John Steele has just been published. It seems timeous to be reflecting on urban planning and curation of spaces, people and works since 2007, especially considering …More »

The Hammer Falls Pt II

Posted by on 28th February 2020

Words and photos: Helena Sheridan Inside, the joke. DPW is very much an inside joke. Not that any job the crew does is a joke, but that like, you had to be there… One does not simply explain the experience …More »

The Hammer Falls

Posted by on 30th January 2020

As we gather for the last time at Stonehenge Private Reserve, so DPW will have its own burn – The Hammer! Read H’s piece to find out more, and support the project. More »

Lakes of Fire Exchange 2019

Posted by on 5th September 2019

Words & photos: Jonx Pillemer   I must admit at the outset, that while I knew there was a ‘Burner Exchange’ programme between the Great Lakes regional burn (Lakes of Fire) and AfrikaBurn, the South African regional burn, I have …More »

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

Posted by on 4th June 2019

  (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 »

Temple & Timing

Posted by on 18th April 2019

To explain the thinking behind the timing of our Temple burn this year, project lead on the Temple of Stars, Walter Bohmer, has provided some insight into his reasons for requesting a Sunday silent burn of the structure.   Words: …More »

Camping: Greywater And How To Manage Yours

Posted by on 16th April 2019

At a Leave No Trace event like ours, the focus is usually on very visible issues like camps leaving a pile of trash behind on their location, or people dropping cigarette butts in spaces where much dancing has taken place …More »

DESTINATION: PtIII of The Spirit Train Story

Posted by on 12th April 2019

Words: Mike Kennedy / Photos: Christiaan Barnard D E S T I N A T I O N …is the end of a cycle and the start of another. When it comes the time to put pen & paper down, …More »

PERSPIRATION (THE SPIRIT TRAIN STORY – PTII of III)

Posted by on 1st April 2019

P E R S P I R A T I O N … is your body crying happy tears! In creating such a large artwork/mutant vehicle we set ourselves up for three main challenges – storage, transportation & maintenance for …More »

Inspiration (The Spirit Train Story – Pt I of III)

Posted by on 13th March 2019

Words: Michael Kennedy / Photos: Christian Barnard & Lizaan Nel I N S P I R A T I ON … is like a breeze.   It passes over you effortlessly and when it whispers to your soul it will …More »

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