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 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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
…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
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
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.
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
An amazing account of anecdotes and articles from areas far away from Aotearoa. In America – the big kahuna Burning Man is overrrr, but only just. A whopping 70,000 dust monsters will be dragging their heels across the country/planet as you read this, and the crew gearing up for strike. Here are some things from over there, in list form: … Read More
Read “The Future of Seed”, Burning Seed’s Community Engagement Report 2018. It includes All of the Things: views and opinions, what has happened, what could happen, data, analysis of data, recommendations… and so much more…
The Burning Seed 2018 event has already sold out. What will be happening on their paddock? See which camps have registered already – check them out here.
Get your fix! Things that are happening where we aren’t… but where you could be… In Australia: BURNING SEED TICKETS HAVE NOW SOLD OUT! Didn’t get your hands on a ticket in time? Need to sell your ticket? Their STEP (Secure Ticket Exchange Program) has launched, in order to match up those selling tickets with those needing them. And keep … Read More
Photo courtesy of Pete Lumos The Temple at Modifyre (the Queensland Regional burn) was built using deconstructed pallets turned into boxes using wooden dowel instead of screws or nails. The entire Temple did not contain a single piece of metal, just wood and some glue, perfect for simplifying the burn clean-up, and a positive spiritual way to build a temple. … Read More
Holy worldwide community Batman, take a look at what’s happening where most of us aren’t! In South Africa: Check out AfrikaBurn 2018 in illustrations. And, the 2019 theme has been announced! It is Ephemeropolis and they are currently calling out for poster submissions. Release the artist in you. In Israel: Memories from Midburn – read all the snippets about what happened this … Read More