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DPW 2019 – STEP UP & SIGN UP!

Posted by on November 1, 2018

If it’s November, then it’s open season on DPW signups. Here’s word from Princess Caralot, our DPW Crew Wrangler:     Howzit people of the dust! Are you thinking of applying to be on DPW but you’re not sure what …More »

Meet our new DPW core crew!

Posted by on October 5, 2018

It takes a special kind of person to hold the reins of DPW and help guide the crew that raise and raze Tankwa Town’s key infrastructure. Over the years the mantel has passed from Paul Jorgensen, to Paul Grose, to …More »

Leave No Trace – It Starts With YOU!

Posted by on March 20, 2018

Words: Princess Caralot  / Photos: as credited on shot   There is nothing quite like being in a position to watch Tankwa Town disappear bit by bit until nothing remains. The landscape in which we hold our event each year …More »

Tales of The Orange #1

Posted by on February 20, 2018

Welcome to Tales of The Orange! This is a new series of tales of the dust that involve our Ranger corps, who are the eyes, ears & caring hearts of our community. Look out for more in this series – …More »

A New Loo With A View

Posted by on February 2, 2018

Our toilets have always been one of the standout experiences in Tankwa Town. Over the years, many people have come to enjoy the loo with a view – and there are now also initiatives to pimp the loos, and take …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 »

Department of Public Works Update #2 2017

Posted by on April 15, 2017

Here it is – another soundbite and photo montage from the team presently on site and building our city. Reporting from the windswept desert – where things are going well, and there’s been a lot of extreme weather – here’s …More »

Department of Public Works Update #1 2017

Posted by on April 8, 2017

Our DPW crew has been hard at work on site, building that city we’re all clamoring to get back to. They’ve already started grafting on the streetlamps and toilets, but why not hear it directly from the crew lead H: …More »

2012: The Storm Outside (and within)

Posted by on February 8, 2017

 Words: Mutant Reaper / Photos: as per credit on shot   My first burn was 2012, after many years of vigorously resisting my friend’s invitation. My perception was that is it a big trance party with people running around naked, …More »

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