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Consider this ~ Inner preparation for the Burn

Posted by on April 23, 2019

Words & photos: Hana Park We are now less than a week away from stepping foot on the red soil of Tankwa Karoo and seeing our collective dreams come alive. There will be many things that will demand our time, …More »

Creative Grant Recipient Projects 2019

Posted by on March 18, 2019

On October 10th last year (2018), our annual call for Creative Grant applications to be sent in went out – and once again, we’re amazed by the wild & inventful creations that our community have got up their sleeves! We’re …More »

Best kept secret: volunteering

Posted by on January 26, 2019

It is one of the principles: participate, get involved, no spectators, the more you give, the more you get. And that’s the truth as discovered by many Burners. I had to fish hard for this little jewel, which was told …More »

Join Us At Streetopia 2018!

Posted by on November 21, 2018

Once a year our crew teams up with the community of Observatory, Cape Town, to host a street festival that takes place in the hood that’s been something of a crucible for this crazy experiment we call AfrikaBurn. Imagine the …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 »

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 »

Hard Questions #1 – Inclusion

Posted by on November 2, 2017

Words by Devin Isaacs and Travis Lyle Photos by Devin Isaacs and Mads Nørgaard The idea of inclusion sits front and centre of everything we do. “AfrikaBurn aims to be radically inclusive…” is one of the first lines anyone might read …More »

It’s Decompression Time!

Posted by on June 16, 2017

Step up, roll up & dress up – it’s Decompression time again! This year’s event is a pageant, a carnival, a fiesta and a variety show – and it’s one at which you MAKE IT HAPPEN, just like you did …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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