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About BURN Arts inc.
BURN ARTS STANDS FOR BRISBANE URBAN AND REGIONAL NETWORK FOR THE ARTS

BURN Arts is predominantly responsible for the production of Modifyre annually.

 

However, in our year-round presence, we support artists and collectives in Brisbane to hold events for their communities.

Our current Management Committee comprises of the following members:

 

Chair: Ang Kirkland

Treasurer: Kelly Drennan

Secretary: Leonor Gausachs

General Members: Malyon Bimler, Meka Beecham, Dane Goddard, Jeremiah Rentoule

Contact us at info@modifyre.org

The objects of of BURN Arts, Inc. are:

  • to organise, develop and promote:

- an annual arts, music and cultural festival which is inclusive, accepting and safe; and

- other related events promoting self-expression, identity and understanding;

  • to act as a vehicle for the creation and propagation of participatory, interactive, thought-provoking art works and events;

  • to develop and support workshops and training activities for artists and volunteers;

  • to support community-based fundraising events to further the development of the objects of the association;

  • to foster a culture of critical thinking and social activism;

  • to conduct all its activities in an environmentally sustainable manner;

  • to adhere to the 10 principles of Burning Man; and

  • to foster the Burning Man community in Brisbane and regional Queensland.

YEAR-ROUND SUPPORT

BURN Arts supports participatory art for the community year round. If you have a project that is civic in scope and aligns with our values, get in touch! 

Depending on the needs of your project, we may be able to offer: 

- A micro-grant

- Grant writing and funding advice

- Access to tools and equipment

- Callouts and promotion via our media channels

To get in touch email info@modifyre.org

Year-Round Support

MICRO-GRANT SCHEME

We have created a micro-grant scheme of up to $300 per project to fund participatory community activities year-round, outside of the Modifyre event. If your idea is any of the following, we might be able to fund you! Is it: 

  • Impactful

  • Feasible

  • Participatory- touched, inhabited, heard or experienced

  • Responsible (environmentally, socially, ethically)

  • Reusable or recyclable

  • Decommodified

The next round of micro-grants will be available after Modifyre 2024.

View more information about how to apply and our assessment criteria here, or email info@modifyre.org for more information. 

Micro-Grant Scheme
THE BURN ARTS REGIONAL NETWORK

IN ORDER TO LIVE UP TO OUR NAME, IN 2019 WE OPTED TO FORMALISE OUR NETWORK WITH NOMINATED COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS THROUGHOUT REGIONAL QUEENSLAND AND NORTHERN NSW

OUR GOALS ARE:

 

  • To ensure that regional members outside of the Brisbane city centre feel included and have equal opportunity to contribute to the community.

  • To grow our membership base, theme camps and community in regional areas.

If you live regionally and would like to get involved, or better involved, in our community, you can contact your Regional Champion for updates on the committee’s and the community’s activities, support to hold fundraisers and events, and for a more chances to connect socially.

REGIONAL NETWORK CONTACT DIRECTORY

Burning Man Regional Contact for Qld & Northern NSW

*This is the person who communicates between BURN Arts and Burning Man Org about both Modifyre’s activities and the wider burner community’s activities.

 

Phil Smart

E: brisbane@burningman.org
 

Community Champion(s) for Northern Rivers

*The ones on the ground making it happen!

 

Ravin Corvid

E: northernnsw@modifyre.org

 

Byron Burner Community Page

Regional Network
Transparency & Policies
TRANSPARENCY + POLICIES
BURN ARTS DOCUMENTS
BURN Arts inc. Rules
2017 AGM Minutes
2018 AGM Minutes
2019 AGM Minutes
2020 AGM Minutes
2021 AGM Minutes

 

MODIFYRE CENSUS DATA

2021 Modifyre Census

BURN Arts, Inc. is a not-for-profit organisation, incorporated under the Associated Incorporation Act 1981 (Qld) (Incorporation number IA56243).

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