AfrikaBurn Blank Canvas Express – Third Leg

  After its first two successful expeditions to the Northern Cape and Free State, the third leg of our Blank Canvas Express roadshow is now headed to Richmond and De Aar. This leg of the tour will see members of …More »

Blank Canvas Express Rolls On

Over a 3-month schedule, a curious roadshow has been rolling across the wilds of the Northern Cape – and also popped over the provincial line into the Free State. For locals who’ve sighted the convoy, this has been a surprise, …More »

Blank Canvas Express: Going Beyond The Burn

Words: Loz Tanner / Photos: as per credit on shot   If you caught the Rieldans performance by the Calvinia Sitstappers and their musician Boeta Gammie on the Friday of this year’s main event at Off-Centre Camp and DMV, I’m …More »

Cancellation & Refunds – What Now?

Nobody could have predicted that we would all come to face the many challenges that are now a reality for us all – and nobody, our team included, would willingly have wanted to see our 2020 event not take place. …More »

Contextualising The Radical Inclusion Principle

We’ve got a big announcement to make – and it relates to the principle of Radical Inclusion. We’re making an adjustment to it – and you can read more about how & why below – and from here on out, …More »

Nice To Meet You!

DMV. Artworks. DPW. City maps. Finance. Communications. Operations. Theme Camp Wranglers. Art Wranglers. ITC. Ticketing. Workshops. Social Development. Streetopia. Decompression. Blank Canvas Express. Ever wondered what goes on at our HQ? Wonder no more – as part of Art Week …More »

Community Links

Welcome to the motherload of links to social media spaces that are related to our main event and community – 99% of which are created and run by groups in our community. You’re looking for Mutant Vehicle crews on Facebook? …More »

AfrikaBurn Year Round

  It’s true that much of the activity for our main event in the Tankwa Karoo is around that time of year, but our community is active all year round, across the whole of South Africa and beyond. Other than …More »

What is AfrikaBurn?

  AfrikaBurn is a community of participants who come together to create art, costume, performance, theme camps, music, mutant vehicles and much, much more. All of this is created through a volunteer and gifting culture. The main annual AfrikaBurn event …More »

Behind Every Cynic Is A Disappointed Idealist

A lot of people have asked us for our response to the roast our workyard manager, Kurt, published. As we’re a community-based organisation that has consistently made itself available to answer any questions, we’re responding to the many issues Kurt’s raised.More »

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