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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 »

The Making Of A Clan

Posted by on 5th March 2019

                                                                              Words: Lindsay Cessford (images: as per credit)   Chapter 1: The Accidental Artist It’s hard to explain how I am feeling right now, however I am a woman of words so I am sure I will find my way. …More »

To You the burner, participant, woman and man

Posted by on 16th January 2019

(words: Skeleton Leaf of Change Crew / photos: as per credit)     We the ladies of The Skeleton Leaf of Change would like to share a bit of our experience from AfrikaBurn: Working title (2018) with you. The burn …More »

Of cogs, fire and quanta: Steampunk at Afrikaburn 2018?

Posted by on 11th January 2019

Article by Dr John Steele, published in the South African Journal for Art History (SAJAH, ISSN 0258-3542, volume 33, number 3, 2018: 62-73) Quantum mechanics reveals that just about the only certainties we have are that margins are permeable and …More »

Falling in Love at AfrikaBurn

Posted by on 4th December 2018

  I keep on falling in love at AfrikaBurn.  Now sitting behind my computer, midyear through tax returns and a full diary, back in the default world I am reflecting on those moments of Love and Magic.  It helps me …More »

The Silence of Silent Burns

Posted by on 13th November 2018

Words: Eleen Polson / Images: Alexander Polson (unless otherwise specified) My first Burn in 2016 was, like many would agree, quite a shake up. I came to clean out my head, reconnect to my creativity by burning a bit of …More »

Meet our new DPW core crew!

Posted by on 5th October 2018

It takes a special kind of person to hold the reins of DPW and help guide the crew that raise and raze Tankwa Town’s key infrastructure. Over the years the mantel has passed from Paul Jorgensen, to Paul Grose, to …More »

Kakpraat With Princess Caralot

Posted by on 1st October 2018

Greetings one and all and welcome to the kakpraat corner! This is the place where we talk all things toilets and come together to try and make the thrones the best things around. I’ve been keeping an eye on the …More »

AfterBurn Report 2018: Sanitation

Posted by on 19th July 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 »

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