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Streetopia Jozi Updates!

Posted by on 9th October 2019

In 2015, a little idea to fill the streets of urban areas with the vibe and creativity of Tankwa Town took flight, as Streetopia in Observatory, Cape Town. Five years later, our Obs event – which is in essence a …More »

Streetopia Jozi is Coming!

Posted by on 26th July 2019

Streetopia, in Jozi? It’s true! Thanks to the efforts of artists, community members and volunteers in the Gauteng region that have stepped up to assist our team in organising an event in their area, Streetopia Jozi will be hosted in …More »

Painted Boots and a Beard ~ Part 4

Posted by on 3rd July 2019

Writing and pictures by Solar Santa. You are rewarded for having endured this far with more stories from Solar Santa Sonica has gifted me an amazing site. Corner of 6ish and Black Rock City. Prestigious address linked to the original …More »

Painted Boots and a Beard ~ Part 3

Posted by on 24th June 2019

Writing and pictures by Solar Santa. Solar Santa continues on his merry way. It is early morning on the playa. My first day back. I’m looking for Nathan the builder of SKOP. A bakkie rolls up and I can’t believe …More »

The Whimsy of a Wallflower in the Wasteland

Posted by on 13th June 2019

 Words by Gernus Oosthuizen on June 1, 2019   Rising like a dusty mirage out of the Karoo heat, there’s a city that many call home. It’s a manifestation of our collective imagination and the culmination of our collective …More »

2020 Theme Callout

Posted by on 17th May 2019

  Tribe, Power, Time, Dream, Stof, Mirage, Archetypes, The Trickster, The Gift, X, Play, Working Title, Ephemeropolis… and then came 2020. What will the theme be for next year’s main event? Ah – that’s up to you and your suggestions, …More »

Decompression is ON!

Posted by on 15th May 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 »

Consider this ~ Inner preparation for the Burn

Posted by on 23rd April 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 18th March 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 26th January 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 »

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