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Painted Boots and a Beard ~ Part 2

Posted by on May 13, 2019

 Writing and pictures by Solar Santa. Welcome back to Solar Santa’s continuing adventures. The journey to the Karoo is an ordeal. But an essential rite of passage. After over a thousand kilometres of tar road, in an overloaded car, the …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 »

Department of Public Works Update #2 2017

Posted by on April 15, 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 April 8, 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 »

‘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 »

The Countdown Is On…

Posted by on March 14, 2014

As our DPW assemble their crew and equipment ahead of their desert departure, it’s all about cutting rebar, cleaning tents and a fair share of heavy lifting. Check out Helena’s latest update – and their wish list…More »

The Offering

Posted by on February 26, 2014
Photo by Simon Max Bannister

Ahead of his third build, Simon Max Bannister shares his thoughts on his experiences and learnings of planning, building and holding the Temple space. More »

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