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Painted Boots and a Beard ~ Part 3

Posted by on June 24, 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 June 13, 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 May 17, 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 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 »

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 »

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