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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 »

Of cogs, fire and quanta: Steampunk at Afrikaburn 2018?

Posted by on January 11, 2019

Article by Dr John Steele, published in the South African Journal for Art History (SAJAH, ISSN 0258-3542, volume 33, number 3, 2018: 62-73) Quantum mechanics reveals that just about the only certainties we have are that margins are permeable and …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 »

The Tale of Red Dust

Posted by on June 23, 2016

Photo courtesy of: Christiaan Barnard Photography 4am. Late April. It is dark. It is cold. A chill wind from the north conjures dusty ghosts that groan and whisper across the Playa. A crescent moon hangs like a cheap neon sign …More »

Decompression 2015!

Posted by on August 7, 2015

Looking to reconnect, revive, share your memories of this year’s event – and make connections for next? Come along to the Decom, and get involved!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 »

Wet in the Midwest : AfrikaBurn on exchange

Posted by on August 16, 2014

Bowties, lake swims and braai in the U, S and A? Duncan Larkin experiences Lakes of Fire, thanks to the Burner Exchange Program.More »

Decompression – June 14th

Posted by on June 13, 2014

It’s that time again – time to reconnect, revive and reboot! Time to plug in and come together for a wild slice of Tankwa spice. There’s a whole lot of amazing going on, thanks to a stellar show of participation on the part of you – our fantastic community. More »

There Are No Wrong Turns Here

Posted by on May 19, 2014
Photo by Jonx Pillemer

There are articles out there that read of real-life magic, right there in the desert, connections being made with the Universe and people alike; enlightenment. These are out there to read. I don’t think anyone can fault anyone, here. It is different for everyone.More »

Fiery embers of Tankwa Town

Posted by on May 23, 2013

Enthusiasm, participation, creativity, openness and sunscreen are a necessity; inhibitions, ego commodification, conservativeness and Rufus, your beloved Labrador, can be left at the gate.More »

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