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Follow The Light

Posted by on June 9, 2015

Let me clear something up once and for all, this is not a festival, it’s a temporary community and ideal we’d like one day to share with the rest of the world, which if everyone else in society followed would make for a much happier peaceful world….just saying…More »

Town Hall – June 4th, 7pm

Posted by on June 2, 2014

What worked for you? What didn’t? And how would you do things differently, next time? The place to engage in discussions that could provide the answers to these questions – and more – would be to come along to our Town Hall, on June 4th. More »

Tankwa Town 2014

Posted by on April 14, 2014

Dear lovely, furry, colourful, dusty, crazy, dancing, creative, gifting and gorgeous citizens of Tankwa Town – behold: this is your new town plan! More »

Moop Map 2013

Posted by on August 19, 2013

Ladies and gents, boys and girls – gather round and lay your eyes upon AfrikaBurn’s very first Moop Map! More »

The Happening

Posted by on July 30, 2013
Arne-Schaefer-1

When all else failed, one sat in one’s ‘lounge’ under the gazebo, sipped a cool drink and watched the passing parade. It was a pastime that never failed to entertain.More »

The First Time I Came

Posted by on June 25, 2013
Simon O'Callaghan 2013

A smiling face offered me a cocktail at sunset, I plonked my dusty bones on a bean bag with a rag tag assortment of dust dwellers and I thought – hey – this is alright…More »

Fiery embers of Tankwa Town

Posted by on May 23, 2013

Enthusiasm, participation, creativity, openness and sunscreen are a necessity; inhibitions, ego commodification, conservativeness and Rufus, your beloved Labrador, can be left at the gate.More »

The Middle Of Nowhere

Posted by on April 8, 2013
Middle of Nowhere

I woke up in the middle of nowhere. The grey morning skies greeted me. While everything was still, a few people passed by me barely giving a glance. Music thumped from across the way, signifying last night’s party still going strong.More »

The Bedouin Erect – Part 1

Posted by on December 14, 2012
The Bedouin Erect

“Piel soos a koevoet,” Carl says to me, grinning, his different colour eyes darting, blazing, as he greets me under a clear Helderberg morning. I get into his Isuzu Fleetside, a dirty single-cab work-horse of a bakkie with ostrich feathers and crystals colonising the rear-view mirror. “Piel soos ‘n koevoet! Right-O, let’s go!” And with that we zoom off into the labyrinthine termitary of an urban morning, and start our preparation for a tent job in the karoo.More »

Nice to teet you!

Posted by on December 6, 2012
Nice to teet you

There are numerous people I could blame for my surprise Playboy magazine debut: The supple-moralled photographer at the festival where nothing was as it seemed, the influence of my fellow exhibitionists or even the butt-naked old man next to me in the photo wearing nothing but trippy-ass body paint. (If there was a culprit behind all of this I’ve decided it would definitely be him), but then again, why would I blame anyone?More »

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