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Department of Public Works Update #2 2017

Posted by on 15th April 2017

Here it is – another soundbite and photo montage from the team presently on site and building our city. Reporting from the windswept desert – where things are going well, and there’s been a lot of extreme weather – here’s …More »

Department of Public Works Update #1 2017

Posted by on 8th April 2017

Our DPW crew has been hard at work on site, building that city we’re all clamoring to get back to. They’ve already started grafting on the streetlamps and toilets, but why not hear it directly from the crew lead H: …More »

Anthea Delmotte at AfrikaBurn (Part 2 of 5)

Posted by on 1st March 2017

[What follows are extracts of a paper that was presented at the 10th National Conference of the South African Journal of Art history on the theme of “TEMPORALITY”. The conference was hosted at the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, …More »

Anthea Delmotte at AfrikaBurn (Part 1 of 5)

Posted by on 26th October 2016

AntheA Delmotte: performing temporality [instability … flow] and [returning to] chaos at AfrikaBurn 2016, Tankwa Karoo, South Africa [What follows are extracts of a paper that was presented at the 10th National Conference of the South African Journal of Art …More »

Intercultural Story Exchange

Posted by on 26th August 2016

We did not know what to expect and came with no expectations. We immediately felt at home once we arrived at the gates. The Elders thought it was a strange and beautiful place filled with absurdity and wonder, a dreamlike environment manifested.More »

CPUT ECP – An AfrikaBurn Experience

Posted by on 18th August 2015

Read the second instalment about CPUT students who built & burned for the first time at this year’s event where “the experience was life changing…and they were overwhelmed at the extreme kindness and goodwill of everyone they met at the burn. The sheer scale of the event blew their minds, the tented camps and the chance to witness the large timber sculptures opened up a new sense of appreciation to design.” – Alex Noble, CPUT LecturerMore »

Follow The Light

Posted by on 9th June 2015

Let me clear something up once and for all, this is not a festival, it’s a temporary community and ideal we’d like one day to share with the rest of the world, which if everyone else in society followed would make for a much happier peaceful world….just saying…More »

AfrikaBurn Is A Tool

Posted by on 6th December 2014

If you can draw it, you can make it. So get out a pen and a serviette/newspaper, and draw The Thing. Photograph it and send it to your friends. You’ll find yourself down a rabbit hole in no time that you can’t reverse out of.More »


Posted by on 17th July 2013
Photo by Caroline King

There they were all gyrating and jamming, marching and parading up Binnekring – all the while with their tits out. It was raucous. But that’s not the point really.More »

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