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Decompression is ON!

Posted by on May 15, 2019

  Together, we created an incredible Ephemeropolis in the dust – and now that the dust has settled, we gather to share our experiences at the Decompression. Just like Tankwa Town, our Decom is a blank canvas where you’re the …More »

DESTINATION: PtIII of The Spirit Train Story

Posted by on April 12, 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 »

The Making Of A Clan

Posted by on March 5, 2019

                                                                              Words: Lindsay Cessford (images: as per credit)   Chapter 1: The Accidental Artist It’s hard to explain how I am feeling right now, however I am a woman of words so I am sure I will find my way. …More »

Falling in Love at AfrikaBurn

Posted by on December 4, 2018

  I keep on falling in love at AfrikaBurn.  Now sitting behind my computer, midyear through tax returns and a full diary, back in the default world I am reflecting on those moments of Love and Magic.  It helps me …More »

Creative Grants 2017

Posted by on March 15, 2017

Every year, we send out a call for Creative Grant Applications – and every year, we get a flood of amazing projects that step up and request funding. We’re never able to fund all projects 100%, but spread the grant …More »

Anthea Delmotte at AfrikaBurn (Part 2 of 5)

Posted by on March 1, 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 »

2016 Creative Grants

Posted by on February 17, 2016

This is it – the glorious first sight of registered artworks that are being funded this year. In total, this year’s artworks will be funded to the tune of no less than R600,000 – and every penny is raised directly from …More »

‘Sculpting with fire’ article by Dr. John Steele

Posted by on January 19, 2016

In 2015, Dr John Steele participated in AfrikaBurn with a view to writing an academic paper on land art. Here’s his finished paper, as published in the South African Journal of Art History. More »

Memoirs of A Burner

Posted by on May 14, 2015

I don’t think I could possibly mention all of what I saw and keep this review under a reasonable word count, but suffice it to say it was all wonderfully spellbinding. There was nothing I experienced at any of the installations, artworks, theme camps or mutant vehicles that made me wish I hadn’t seen or done it.More »

Why I Love This Time Of Year

Posted by on March 10, 2015

If you listen closely and look around, in garages, gardens, workshops all around the country, you’ll hear a new sound. The sound of people sawing, hammering, drilling, planning, plotting scheming.More »

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