The Giant Weta found a home

The Giant Weta found a home

Photo by: Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre/Sarah Watkins The 50:1 scale giant (previously flame throwing) weta sculpture has travelled far and wide, from Aotearoa to Black Rock Desert and back, to the Paddock, Corban’s Estate and MOTAT in Auckland, and now to the...

Introducing the new Arts Facilitator for Kiwiburn – Diia Bourke

Hear Ye, Hear Ye, a new Arts Facilitator is in town! We’re very pleased to introduce Diia Bourke as the new person in charge of managing Art at Kiwiburn. She has been involved with Ignition and Burning Seed, helped build art at Kiwiburn and always seems to have...

Paddock Radio: online

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,...

Decommodification vs Burning Man art on a runway

An internationally renowned fashion designer and veteran Burner decides to make Burning Man the focal point of his newest collection debuting during Paris Fashion Week, and Burning Man was not impressed. Where is the line between fashion, commerce and preserving the...

Maslenitsa – Russian Shrovetide festival

Humans burning things is deeply entrenched in many cultures, religions and folklore. The Russian festival of Maslenitsa is no different. Held just prior to Lent, the 40 day fast preceding Easter observed by Christian and Orthodox followers, the event has been...
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