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The Silence of Silent Burns

Posted by on November 13, 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 »

Burning with Joy

Posted by on August 13, 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 »

Why Decompression?

Posted by on July 5, 2018

                 Text and photos: Jai’prakash Sewram     This morning, in my dream, a young boy appeared and asked me “Why do people need to decompress?” Determined not to pass up a moment of knowledge impartation, I responded and wanted …More »

Moop Map 2018

Posted by on June 28, 2018

Its finally here – the news you’ve all been waiting for! So, who was naughty, who was nice and who was, well, just a total fokken mess? What did our LNT crew do in the desert this year? LNT – …More »

Solar Santa

Posted by on May 10, 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 »

Leave No Trace – It Starts With YOU!

Posted by on March 20, 2018

Words: Princess Caralot  / Photos: as credited on shot   There is nothing quite like being in a position to watch Tankwa Town disappear bit by bit until nothing remains. The landscape in which we hold our event each year …More »

R.I.P Fella

Posted by on March 13, 2018

Words & photos: Loki & Love Your Planet Crew     We pay our respects to a fallen comrade, through these words from the man himself and his crew, friends & family.   Ian ‘Fella’ MacDonald died tragically on 20th …More »

Tales of the Orange #2: Behind the Scenes as a Ranger at AfrikaBurn

Posted by on March 8, 2018

This article was reposted from here. Words and Pictures by Ann Gadd It’s 4am in the Tankwa. The air is unusually warm and there is a stillness across the plain. I’d really like to be curled up on my inflatable …More »

BURN BABY, BURN!

Posted by on May 28, 2017

(words by The Bohemian Doctor – photos by Hervé PHOTOGRAFF)   Trying to describe my first time at AfrikaBurn using words would be like trying to taste music, or to hear colour, or to see speech. It would be like …More »

AfrikaBurn Living the Dream

Posted by on May 22, 2017

(words by Kwassi – photos by Rizza Bomfim) What is AfrikaBurn? It’s a great many things but the solution to humanities problems it is not. Every year around this time I find myself defending AfrikaBurn. People criticise this festival at …More »

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