Burning Man news

Kiwiburn Media Team

  Leadership Summit The sixth annual European Leadership Summit was held last week in Denmark. Read about it here. Tickets to TTITD The Main Sale didn’t go so smoothly last week and a lot of you missed out on tickets. Burning Man says: “Due to technical issues, Wednesday’s Main Sale was a rough experience for many. We are deeply committed … Read More

Regional Round-Up

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Lots is happening in the network of Regional Burns! First off is Blazing Swan, held in Western Australia’s Kurin from 17 April- 23 April. Each year, the effigy has to be in the shape of a Swan, which is worth seeing we reckon.  So grab one of the last tickets and hop on a plane.   The next major burn … Read More

Paddock Radio: online

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Paddock Radio has come so far, it’s now online. What’s this noise you ask? Here is TripleFFF to explain what it’s all about… Paddock Radio started as an art project for Kiwiburn about three years ago. It’s a 100% solar powered, mobile, independent radio station built out of hobby gear and slapped into the back of a house truck. It’s … Read More

Regional Round Up, nice to see you again

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Can you be too offensive at Burning Man? What is offensive when you follow radical self expression, shouldn’t you just walk away and practice some radical self-reliance? Read a Caveat rebuttal in the Burning Man Journal. Burning with Curiosity – a first timer attends Miami’s “Love Burn” and tells us all about it in this epic tale, way to go … Read More

Praise be Yonderman

Kiwiburn Media Team

Yonderman with the first Kiwiburn Effigy in January 2004.   Mark Stirling, aka Yonderman, resigned from his role as one of New Zealand’s Regional Contacts (RC) this week. Mark founded Kiwiburn in 2003 after discovering Burning Man by accident in 1994, and has been involved ever since. He was our first RC and served on the Executive Committee at various … Read More

Know your Regionals

Kiwiburn Media Team

The Burning Man network is always growing every year world-wide. Do you plan your travels around Regional events? You can alway find out what is on here.

Regional Round Up

Kiwiburn Media Team

Membership Applications for the new Burning Seed Entity The Burning Seed restructure committee is seeking expressions of interest from people who want to be a member of the new entity that will run Seed into the future. Details here. Theme Camp Info Night – Melbourne A chance for those curious to bring a Theme Camp to Burning Seed in 2019 … Read More

Regional Round Up

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News from over there, there, and somewhere else… Project Citizenship – update on Burning Man’s efforts to re-address some problematic emerging culture of Black Rock City, launched in 2017. The ticketing changes (mentioned in this post) are one of the results of this. Do these things apply to Kiwiburn?  On that note – symbol or logo; a discussion on the Burning … Read More

Southern Smoulder, August 2019

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Southern Smoulder is getting colder – this year, Pallet Town will take off in August, and tickets (at the time of writing) are going on sale in 24 days! Find out All of the Things on their website. If you’re really hankering for some southern love, never fear! Southern Simmer has your back. The weekend pre-event in Christchurch 9-10 March should … Read More

Regional Round Up

Kiwiburn Media Team

Dragon Burn in China needs your help to build their effigy. More details here. The Radical City: Dreamers, Makers, and Doers Each year, Burning Man Project hosts the European Leadership Summit (ELS) in a new place and in 2019, that place is Aarhus! This April, 200 Burning Man community leaders from 30 countries will gather in Aarhus on Saturday, 13 April. … Read More

Here is a podcast from some Seeders

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Have a listen to episode #2 of Strange Frequency, a podcast made by some Burning Seeders. It’s cool, the accents are great and the content is tops.  hashtag ten principles and regional burns. 

The Froot Tree

Kiwiburn Media Team

Your help is needed to grow an amazing camp, ‘The Froot Tree’, a space for younger Western Australian burners. Specifically created for older teens/young adult burners, this camp provides an open but completely weather proof indoor hideaway. A spacious cosy, beautiful, creative and comfortable bell tent to dance, play games, make music, make friends and make sure everybody is happy, welcomed, … Read More

Round up your Regionals…

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Cool conversations currently occurring concerning community and collaboration… and… …Like this one, on how Afrikaburn is managed. For the geek in you! …A burning book – by South Afrikan photographer Simon O’Callaghan. Any profits go to Afrikaburn. …Burn2… the world’s first and only official virtual Regional event. Yep, a cyberburn. Thus year it took place at the beginning of November; participants … Read More

2019 Burning Seed theme

Kiwiburn Media Team

After almost 100 theme submissions, the Burning Seed Theme for 2019 is… Zoophemism  How will you interpret Zoophemism for Burning Seed 2019? You could follow the description submitted by Jesseca: “Imagine a world where all euphemisms are animal related and puns are considered currency” or you can come up with your own interpretation. One thing is for sure, this Burning Seed theme … Read More

Vote for the Burning Seed 2019 theme!

Kiwiburn Media Team

It’s time to get voting! There’s a staggering 100 Burning Seed 2019 theme suggestions just waiting for your approval. Some of them are actually serious suggestions! You have until 22 November to vote for your favourite. The top five themes will then be voted on at the annual Burning Seed Summit, and the winning theme announced soon after. The poll … Read More

Regional Round-a-bout… now

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Dare we say it… welcome to summer? Here are some slirpy newsies from around the world to whet your appetite for the months to come. Swwwww… …watch this feature-length docu-genre news story about Burning Man, in German!  …MOOP-a-dupa. Watch this and you’ll see the empty desert after all the German doc-genre-news-story-makers have gone home. Pretty different to the grassy knoll … Read More

Regional Roundabout – news from where we aren’t.

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…or are we? With no Kiwiburn this year, it’s always nice take a look at regional events around the world (official or no) to either go to, or be inspired from. There is always something happening somewhere it seems! Not everyone has the means to travel physically but we can always attempt it in our minds or with our communities. … Read More

Regional Round Up

Kiwiburn Media Team

Burning Seed… starts this week! If you are heading to that other paddock across the ditch, make sure you have a ticket because the event has sold out. Check out their Facebook page, and their website for updates. And if you need a ride, find it here! Be in the know about the law before you go. Save the Date. 24 … Read More

Culture, Capital and Copycats in a Globalizing Burnerverse

Kiwiburn Media Team

On 2 June 2018, 49 Burners from Australia, New Zealand and China gathered in Melbourne to share skills and ideas, and to strengthen the network of Burner communities in the Southern Hemisphere. Read this keynote address at the recent Australia and New Zealand Burner Leadership Summit. 

Regional Round Up

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Burning Seed… is approaching fast, September 26 and counting. The tickets have sold out so if you are lucky enough to be going or want to keep up with the action anyway, check out their Facebook page, and their website for updates. Burning Man… Playa restoration is underway. What is restoration you ask? Well looky here and all your questions will … Read More