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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 »

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 »

Friends don’t let friends exploit our culture

Posted by on 6th August 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 »

Solar Santa

Posted by on 10th May 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 19th April 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 9th April 2018

Words: Abi Case / Photos: credits on shot Hi. My name’s 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. My crew and …More »

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