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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 »

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 »

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 »

Is Consent Culture Burner Culture?

Posted by on November 7, 2018

Is acting with a disregard for consent just Radical Self-reliance or have we been slacking on Each One Teach One? Is “boys will be boys” Radical Inclusivity or a threat to our Gifting culture? Is being a creep Radical Self-expression or an epic Civic Responsibility fail?More »

The Caterburner – A Lot Like You & Me

Posted by on March 28, 2018

Words: Daniel Stächelin / Photos: as per credit on shot   The Hungry Caterburner was born out of a simple yet difficult-to-answer question: What are the consequences of mass consumption and the endless yearning to want more, of never being …More »

What would Mr Radical Self-Reliance do?

Posted by on October 1, 2015

No matter how you cut it, a luxury experience being paid for at a burn is a commodity; it’s a service being sold. Someone doing your shit for you at a cost takes us right back to the impersonal transaction of the default world. Concierge culture? Plug & play? AfrikaBurn co-founder Monique Schiess vents a little on the subject. More »

Does your gift make the playa less lonely?

Posted by on February 3, 2014

The notion that everybody’s contribution counts, that it doesn’t matter what you can do so long as you share your gifts, is a good one when it encourages people to step up to the plate and discover a capacity to give that they didn’t know they had. By Caveat Magister, from Burning Man’s ’10 Principles Blog Series’. More »

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