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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 »

Kids and the Burn (for those without kids)

Posted by on 29th May 2019

Words: Suzan McCreadie (preview photo: Suzan McCreadie)   This is for the young party people without kids… So, we’ve taken our kids to the burn since they were old enough to find their way back (around 8 years). The freedom …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 »

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 »

You Are The Experience Of AfrikaBurn

Posted by on 13th March 2019

                                                                                 Words: Shannon Smith / Photos: as per credit   The hype is huge, the excitement is next level, the build-up is ever growing and everyone is jittery with excitement. Like teenagers going to their first ball, outfits are strewn …More »

Her Name Is Nokubonga Vusani

Posted by on 5th March 2019

                                                                                         Words: Travis Lyle (photos: as per credit)   Once upon a time, back in 2015 when our offices were still in the old Bijou building in Obs, Cape Town, our small year-round office team often heard screams from the …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 »

Burning with Joy

Posted by on 13th August 2018

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? More »

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