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The Rise of Mobile Art – aka Mutant Art Cars Rule

The Rise of Mobile Art – aka Mutant Art Cars Rule

Mutant art cars rule and we need more of them! We caught up with Lumos, long time Mobile Art enthusiast and contributor, to find out more. Aside from building Art Cars (and ships!), Lumos is well-known for fire spinning (huge balls of fire!) and has dedicated heaps of...

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Applying for an Art Grant from Across the Globe

Applying for an Art Grant from Across the Globe

Photo credit: Elise Koncsek How to fit your art project into a suitcase. For this blog post, we thought it would be good to catch up with a Kiwiburn Art Grant recipient from overseas and find out more about her experience in visiting Kiwiburn for the first time and...

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Introducing: The Octopussy.

Introducing: The Octopussy.

“An interactive art piece to surprise, invigorate, challenge and “rebirth” willing participants” – Squishy. Content: vaginal chat.  It was Thursday afternoon at Kiwiburn 2020, and the tension was high. The first episode of Kiwiburn Art Committee’s (KAC) Art Shark...

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How to Art.

How to Art.

Nico is a long time Art contributor and recipient of multiple Kiwiburn Art Grants. So we thought it would be a good idea to pry open that head of his and syphon out some of that juicy knowledge he has been squirreling away up there - with his consent of course! Read...

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The Story of Trong!

The Story of Trong!

Kiwiburn Art Grant submissions are now open for 2021, so we caught up with one of the recipients of a 2020 KB Art Grant to find out more about his experience. Daniel applied for and received a grant for his project “TRONG!” Read...

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All about the MOOP

Leaving No Trace – Important message from the Kiwiburn MOOP ARMY Kiwiburn is almost here, and with it comes the danger of MOOP (Matter Out Of Place). It is every Burner’s responsibility to ensure that the Paddock is left tidy and clean - MOOP free - when we leave. If...

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Kiwiburn 2020 Community Talks on Burner Culture

by Jax Watt This is not an article written by a purist. If anything, it is written by an enthusiast – a Burner who has embraced the 10 Principles and is singing it from the rooftop. I’m a long-time Burner, and the Principles shouldn’t be anything new to me. But they...

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The EFP reader survey: unraveled

The Electric Fencepost Super Duper Reader Survey 3000 was created to make sure YOUR newsletter delivers what YOU want, and we are very happy with the feedback. A HUGE thank you to the 93 of you who took the time (234 seconds on average) to fill this in. You are all...

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The importance of a Pirate Ship

The importance of a Pirate Ship

How to make Art Grants work for you, by Pete Lumos Wyatt It is January 2008 in a paddock next to the Mangakino MX track, in the middle of the North Island. I am here because my friend Polly Lind suggested I should be. There are 182 people here, mostly youngsters, and...

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Rangering, my gift IV

Rangering, my gift IV

Part four by Pete Lumos Wyatt I have talked about Dirt/Dust Rangers who walk the Paddock/Playa (that is my passion), Shift leads who work with the event managers, Dust leads who are senior problem solvers but there is so many more skills and variation in the Ranger...

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