A cosmic, sweet, swirling, bubbly, trippy gem. A psychedelic candy escape in a huge black box where you can snuggle up by one of the many tiny windows and take a look inside. Dream away in fluorescent forests, soaring shrooms and crystal mountains....
Eternal Visions is a sacred space to celebrate Humanity and Gaia. At daytime, it hosts workshops, and is a home for spirituality. At nightime, it becomes a place to chill out, in an atmosphere of ambient electronic music and visionary/psychedelic ...
A dream for the water: A transparent geometric amazing sauna bringing the heat in late borderland nights. & modular raft structure for warm days. A place for heat, swim spectacles & unbelievable beauty. Beach house of lust & steam.
A 1920's cuddle bordello of your wildest fantasies: bar + acoustic music stage + intimate cuddle space + fire.
A light-weight dome that I will both build and tear down together with all the kids in KidsVille. It will be filled with white fabric creating a white forest that turns colorful at night with 2 strong RGB lights
We want to build human sized sculptures of the 5 platonic solids, that are dynamically lit and respond to stumuli, by changing color and pattern. They will be suspended at a hight that allows you to study them and explore their geometry.
Imagine a romantic Italian restaurant. Seranades. Table cloth. Fancy waiter. Wine. Bread sticks. All couples are assigned by the love-r-bot. Sign up to find out who the lucky borderling will be who gets the the privilege of having dinner with you
We want to physically create that place between dream and reality by co-creating a Temple of Union. This temple can be used by Wonderers and Borderlings for activities, workshops, rituals or just as a place to be.
Come and get glittered! We will provide a space with lots of mirrors to beautify your already amazing self with lots of glitter!
Everybody loves soap bubbles, especially me, and I want to share the love. I will create a small movable bubbles station, that can be transporetet around the quarry and be accessible at all times.
It is coming back, a wonderful messy afternoon covered in paint. It is going to be messy. It is going to be beautiful.We are bringing back the painting workshop, where the body are the brush. We will spread out a big canvases on the floor. Where you can
CANELA BAR IS BACK! Now even more portable, popping up where you least expect it.
You are surrounded by dancing shadows, your spirit lies where the smoke of the hut raises, and in that circle of magic, a fairy is holding your hand. Allow yourself to be enchanted in an eclectic forest of rites, ceremonies, and workshops.
A big café-tent with an amazing view, soft pillows, and a warm wood stove. We serve carefully selected teas from different parts of the world. We build a sacred space for meditation and workshops, with adjacent tea room for relaxation.
The Hammock Reactor is simultaneously a performance space and chillout zone. Bring your hammock and hang out in the "Hammock Reactor" while some good music is playing, or watch someone perform on the center-stage.
Enjoy some relaxing moments at the penthouse - with a cup of coffee surrounded by angles and with the atmosphere of a "viennese kaffeehaus". Overlooking the quarry, the bay and the horizon.
This is the bar everybody have always dreamed of! It is a movable bar build as a MINI circus tent! This is where you have a MINI drink, in a mini universe, under the MINI lightbulbs. The only thing thats HUGE is the experiences and tastes!
A center for all the magical beings at Borderland that feel a bit lost and in need of a loving home. The Animal Adoption Agency is located in an illuminated, welcoming forest where all animals can feel safe and comfortable in their natural environment.
Bringing more safety to Borderland by making signs to make Borderlings more aware about possible dangers at Borderland.
We wish to build a camera obscura, also known as a walking camera. The space will be a big army tent which will have a lens in the wall. Light emitted will create a mirror image of the outside with a distorted trippy atmosphere.
My dream is not wait for life to happen at some point in the future, but live it now. My dream is to fall in love with my craft and my passion, which is the art of story telling and telling stories with art.
Get a facial mask or mabye a total body mask. Good for all kind of skin - especially if you are totally sun burnt or just burned out.
The Jambox is a place where you can live out your weirdest musical dreams. Want to do a saw solo over a funky salsa death metal beat? Want to perform a re-enactment of the 1995 finals of "småstjärnorna"? Just find like-minded people and get going!
In the Temple of Chthonia we explore the darker sides of our utopian dream. Erected in a remote and desolate place, the temple will provide a safe haven from the unbearable burden of happiness. Feed your anger. Vent your frustrations. Embrace despair.
A Viking burial ship filled by Borderlanders with messages, memories, hopes and secrets to be burnt on the water at sunset. Combining the Nordic burial tradition of the Vikings with the modern Burner ritual of The Temple.
I have a dream, it’s about colors, COLORS EVERYWHERE! I want to build a space where you can paint yourself, your things, someone elses’ things, your life, your friends and our souls!
Imagine stepping into a magical rainforest plant - suddenly finding your self in a mystical breathing crystal cave – in a room filled with a spectrum of love vibrations, exotic sounds and ice cold mojitos.
The Welcoming is a greeting ceremony for people arriving at the Borderland, marking a transition point between the default world and The Borderland.
Popcorns for all Borderlings! We'll warp in an intergalatic snack station filled with popcorns from other dimensions. Green liquorice lime popcorn?! Come and explore these crackling, colorful and spicy pieces of art with your mouth!
We will tell a collaborative fairy tale with characters, places and events created by the participants. The story may transcend into short readings, puppet or theatrical performances and puzzling quests. There may be a fire dragon (based on Ruben's tube).
The Space Dome is our awesome Borderland community meditation, yoga and workshop Space. This year we need your support to expand capacity, make some necessary improvements and maintenance, and create a beautiful new Holy Chandelier..
We dream about creating a magical place for party, visuals, music, dancing, performances, radical self expression and chill out around the clock! The beach is the only area without music cerfew so we want to make the most of this beautiful location !
Remember the burning piano last year? The same but with fireworks =P We are gathering flowdancers and musicians who like playing with fire for putting on a show on Burn night. We will have firedance, burning instruments and creative use of Fireworks.
Let us light up your night! We are your light visuals, deco and sound team. We provide the spectral light visuals and stretched fabric art installations and music when needed.
A beacon of light into The Heart of our beloved Borderland, a sacred space kept burning throughout the week.
Everyone of us has a sweet spot that can be hit by one who observes and listens. Drifting Oasis will be a mobile gifting/kitchen station that travels around the Borderland festival and provides an extensive menu of tailored gifts. We will hit your spot <3
The Shitopian dream is back with more toilets than EVER! Shitopia is the concept of making our toilet visits into magnificent, interesting, bizarre and fun experiences. Do YOU have experience in using a toilet and a slightly twisted mind? Join us today!
A jukebox covered with fluffy glow fur playing live Dream Radio / old Dream Radio content from the past years and other musical / sound content from you the Borderlings young and old.
3 authentic relating bubbles will invite you to sit down and connect with other borderlings through eyecontact, storysharing, radical curiosity and more. At night the bubbles will be lit up and surrounded by a colored forest created with LED spots.
An artistic event with the intended goal of challenging the meaning of concepts which usually stand for division, into a manifestation for self-expression and art. A paintball gun, colorful ammunition and a wall. Have a blast and shoot your art!
Enchanted crazy interactive runway that will let all of us show ourselves off in any way we like, either by our amazing outfits and or our amazing being! Just walk, run, dance on the runway and be fabulous!
This is a Dance Floor, an Oriental Temple and the epicenter of Good Vibes. It is also a Living Room, so take your shoes off and join us - dance, meditate and enjoy the music.
In every banan rests a dolphin. That's a fact. It's also a fact that in the Bananza Xtravagaza House we host the most fabulous Nonsense™. The upcoming legendary Honey Bitch and Dada Executive Realness will guide you through your A$$-Horoscope© and more.
i will build a table and put it on a tri bike an on the table will be candy and a coton candy machine e.t.c
A silhouettes platform/stage where anyone can perform and make some funny, wacky and erotic silhouettes. The platform will have some different lightning on the fabric. A space in front where people can draw what they see.
Is your bad hair day taking over your mood? Just need a good ol' scream to resurface? Look no more; The Booth o¨Scream will absorb your every decibel. Your favorite space to scream all emotions out, without being a nuisance to others.
Three anonymous goddesses approach you. Dare to surrender and you will be led to a secluded and magical place, and guided through an experience of unconditional love, divine touch, sublime sensorial impressions and playful exploration of human connection.
The Legendary Borderland Cabaret Night will, with your help, rise once again in 2017 .. But this year, as part of our plans, it's essential we give a proper send-off to the Holy Chicken Guru..
Same as last year but but bigger, better and most importantly HIGHER. We want to lift you up to explore the celestial heights^
Sit back, relax on the comfy cushions and oriental rugs in the Antechamber, the calm vestibule next to the "Living Room"-dance floor. If you want to be close to the music and where it happens but not at the epicenter this is the place for you!
We want to create an interactive dance floor that will be open to all sorts of initiatives of bodies on it. The objective aim is that it will be open 24/7 throughout the whole festival. It will provide generation of ranges of sounds and lights.
The Schlaraffenland wants to create a place where different needs of daily Borderland- Life get fulfilled on one spot: self-made ice-cream!, candy-cave, vitamins, coffee, cosyness,dance floor with bodyshaking music, fun and playfull workshops - yehaa
The Jungle & Gin bar sits at the outskirts of the jungle as a final outpost before venturing into the unknown. This relaxing jungle meadow is filled with secret nooks and crannies and of course lots of gin to keep that pesky malaria away.
We are the "task force" that fixes the unfixable broken things during the burn! The circus tents main pole, leaking woodfire tub, reparing tims barns roof etc! Allso building a safe shower at the beach and taking care of fire safety during the burn etc
Welcome to co-create a scenario for a future post-consumerism and a collaborative society. We will discuss, make simple sketches, write words etc on wallpaper. On the big inflatable structure -The Cloud Cathedral - movies of sketches will be screened.
A grand, static art piece. A giant sphere that is warm and lit, called Glowball warming.
Help me decorate a funeral coach Art Car! With gothic aestetics and activities that promote contrasts, differences and challenge the Borderland conventions and conformity, to expand the idea of what is allowed or accepted at Boesdal.
A geodesic dome with surround sound speakers pointing inward and a projector projecting images onto the ceiling. Lots of pillows to cuddle with as you lay on the floor and watch a visual art installation that is synced with the music being played!
Borderland's Obscene Obstacle Course, is as weird as you make it. In it's core it is about getting from A to B as fast as you can. Then you do it again, but add a new rule!
The Shadow Bunnys: present, the fantastic, the amazing: Dream Cinema. Showing movies and serving popcorn. Different themes on different day. Showing a mix between the beauty and the grotesque.
Creating a Wishing Tree imbued with kindness and love filled with the beautiful wishes and desires of all Borderlings. A glowing symbol for love and all the good things in the world with a wish for a prosperous future for humanity and the earth we live on
We, The Dreamcatchers will help you realize that you CAN achieve your dreams by guiding you through a physical, yet metaphorical obstacle course!
And next up on the stage, YOU! Come and join our bar and stage. If you want to perform then come and hit us up. Our stage is geared towards poetry readings, Bands, karaoke and other acoustic and acoustic performances. Come for the music, stay for the ...
Come by in the mornings and enjoy some fresh baked rainbow bread with a cup of coffee or tea. Or show up at any time and create pastry art together with other borderlings. There will be edible glitter, spray colors, sprinkles, sparkles and lots of sugar!
We want to give everyone the possibility to feel safe and find a way to restart. The dream is about creating a womb for people to relax. When you get out of the womb you will find a playground where you can act on the energy given to you by the restart.
A workspace with tools, material and instructed workshops for body part molding. Mold a body part of your choice. Decorate your dried body part. Enjoy the art-exhibition of body parts in the gallery. Keep your self-made art or gift it to a friend.
We bring the soup to you! Vegan, hearty, soup and chai. Fill your stomach, fill your heart!
In a cozy, bubble wrapped tent you'll be able to book a spot for yourself and one or two friends. Get ready for 3-5 course menu of delicious food served off each others bodies. You decide what to make of it. Come play with food, senses and sensuality!
Our dream is to repurpose Trash into Treasure and make Borderland clean again! Together we can make beautiful art and all help by taking communal responsibility for our waste and recycling.
A collaborative painting installation, where participants sit around a canvas and paint it with UV paint under blacklights. It happens at nighttime, in an atmosphere of ambient psychedelic music.
YES! Toilet With a View will be rebuilt AND there will be added som amazing upgrades. The Borderland needs the ultimate toilet experience where we can enjoy the sunset over the open see while letting go of it all. AND you can help build it (send a mail).
Imagine yourself dancing naked, throwing colours with flavours at the same time as you get guided thru your experience. We want you to experience a full liberation and space for your imagination and body to run wild.
The Great Library of Boesdal is a salon for adventurers, artists and intellectuals, filled with couches, exotic objects and of course a lot of books. It's a communal space which will be open to anyone. The Library will be home to the Boesdal Book Exchange
Our dream is for each opening ceremony to gather together under the pyramid in magical 4-part epic 1500 strong harmonious prayer.. with the help of The Borderland Egyptian Police Orchestra to guide us.....
Out from its cave, covered in green smoke and soap bubbles, charges a gruesome pink twoheaded monster wielding a skull flail - only to be challenged by a gigantic black pig nosed tentacle monster. This is The Monster Battle Arena! Fight!
The Chequered Cat Speakeasy, which had its first outing at Spark In The Dark on New Years, is planning to return this summer as a quirky, intimate sauna and cabaret experience. Yes, that's right; cabaret in a sauna in a speakeasy. You work out the rest..
As the expression “see the world through different glasses”, this workshop aims to create a new way of looking at the world and a no limit design approach when we make the glasses. We will afterwards celebrate it with a Dream Glasses Party.
Walk in at one side, exit through the other as a new you! Fabulous Fantastic Transformation Station jr is a costume station and a face painting wonderland for the kids of Borderland. A place where future Borderlings can become whoever they want to be.
We all have secrets; some we should keep, others we should share. This year High Bear Nation invites you to exorcise your demons with an anonymous one-on-one honesty session.
The Sanctuary is the first aid and psychological welfare station of The Borderland Festival, always manned by sober and welcoming borderlings devoted to keeping the festival and participants safe.
Frustration room - a place to beat out your anger and frustration, wash off and meet the glitter world outside, with a pure mind.
The funniest lot at Borderland. Clown police are Borderlings with radios. The clown police makes sure you have a fun and somewhat safe burn. You are the clown police.
This super efficient, but very tender, machinery transforms cute borderlanders into new, queer versions of themselves.
We're gonna provide a shitload of condoms for the Borderland and are planning on creating dispensers for the at different sites around the quarry! There will also be workshops on Safe(er) Sex and how to make that happen at My Dick! #makemydicksafea...
Have you ever experienced the wonderful feeling of being hatched in a sturdy and at the same time fluffy nest? Our Dream is to build a huge bird nest for people to relax, cuddle, chill or hatch!
Walk through our magical, rotating, folding spectacle of light and geometry. Wander through, get lost, or contemplate where you come from and where you are going. Watch how thousands of intricate creases bends your perception with geometrical wonder.
To the rescue - for nature and Borderlings. I would love to make a BIODEGRADABLE glitterstation avaliable or everyone in the quarry. To cover them selves in amazing sparkles. The station will be somewhere in the quarry and I'll keep it stocked daily.
Walk in to the maze and get lost. Find the way out, or find yourself in the search.
A geometric 2.3m tall glowing ball to be placed in the pyramid. It will be reactive-interactive with white glowing light. It will dominate the room and go from black to lightning chaos.
The iconic fluortanten - the Swedish government's 70's state socialism version of the Tooth fairy - will travel the Borderland, providing protection for the enamel of its co-creators.
The beach should be entered in style! The rainbow will be part of the landscape, able to be viewed from afar & frame in the beach road. Borderlings will walk under it on the way to bathe. It'll light up at night & of course there's treasure at the end!
Show all of your humanity! Nothing will be tucked away by shame or politeness. Upon entering this zone you will commit to being 100% honest. Feel the fear and the relief and the excitement och being TOTALLY honest with each other in this unsafe space.
In exploring the dark feminine, camp PaleoLilith wants to leave the light on for you. Totem poles of our ancestry and inner spirit with roots in shamanism with a touch of modern day magic: technology.
Let me tickle your taste buds and mind with sugary forbidden flavors beyond your imagination. All hand made in front of you for an unique oral experience using extracts woven in cotton candy, sweet baby tears and pure gold for your ultimate sugar rush!!!
A portable green booth, where you will meet the green fairy serving you Absinthe, green matcha tea, health elixirs and natural aphrodisiacs to boost your energy and sparkle up your passion. She may also tickle your senses or offer you fairy tarot readings
The Glowing Spa is seeking to give you experiential bodily experiences through saunagus with essential oils in the sauna, using sound healing and visualization as tools. Along with deep relaxation, guided meditation and yoga nidra to help you recharge.
The Book of Hearts will contain as many blank pages as memberships for The Borderland 2017. Each Borderling will get one page on both sides to imprint the emotions of the heart during the festival. The Book will be located on a wooden magical stand.
Do you ever feel shame but wish you wouldn't? Come write it down and glitter the shit out of it, before putting it in our Big Pink Fury Box. Like a Man, the Box will burn, taking your shame, sexual or whatever, with it!
Lovers Lookout is a place with a romantic view, a place were you take someone u want to romance it up with and finally a place were you can dance into the night to mysterious magic glittery disco tunes. And oh! Wait! Pizzeriia!
Struggling to survive the sunny day after an intense night? Come into the chillbiosis, the darkest and coolest place during the day at Borderland. A chillout space inside a Hexayurt lets you feel like a tardigrade (https://tinyurl.com/mkgt75c) in heaven.
KaKaW! Chocolate elixirs, handmade chocolate bars filled with delicious and medicinal ingredients! Treatment rooms with different practices, massage, healing, bodywork. Ceremonial space for group practices.
Enter the magic forest trough the secret gateway, and be awarded with something unlike anything you have ever experienced before.
Are you having your period ("lingonveckan") at Borderland? Do you suffer from stomach pain or do you lack sanitary products? Don’t worry; The Lingonberry-girls are here for you!
A swing big enough for a group, hanging high in the air from the central apex of the pyramid.
To create a ceremonial space for deep work, yoga, workshops and play with an A/V installation in the pyramid. DMT visuals mapped on the inside walls + a 5 m. mirror pyramid with psychedelic lights and lazer reflection in the top.
Their existence has for long been unknown but in this dream the lost fauna of Boesdal will be (kind of) brought back to life when trippy looking fossils for the first time come back to The Borderland.
Hey, you, why not Take The Tour? The TransUniversal Tours Agency provides eye-opening, absurdist, quasi-thematical, imaginatively factual and sometimes actually informative tours of The Borderland, complete with guide and matching hats!
During Ascension(May 25-28) at the Syntheist Node, we will gather many different borderlings to co-create prototypes of a lean, agile, teal, evolutionary, metasystematic, wholesome, fun, principle-driven, dreamy way of structuring our event.
Imagine your genital hair in beautiful rainbow colours.. In this workshop, it is time to say goodbye to shame and start to shine from below. We will hold a sacred space where we will colour our genital hair as we wish. Together with steam and magic ritual
Theorists say that the innermost core of earth is an 824 mile diameter space of nothing. NOTHING. The missing particles. The unexplainable. God. Come explore, create and perform your nothingness in The Temple of Nothing. VIDEO --> vimeo.com/211379372
The Rabid Rabbit Art-car is an amazing vehicle that blinks shines and spreads joy. The Car will be parked outside the event open for everyone to enjoy. It has a bar, disco ball, did I say that it blinks and has ears?
The amazing temple from Urban burn will be recreated at borderland. We will raise the temple to the sky. Dancing, chilling, vibing and tribing. Welcome home!
Hippies sucks at planning. For instance, they tend to forget that they need signs for people to find out where and when their stuff is. We'll bring sign poles and gorgeous, sustainable signs and paint for decorating them, free for all to go crazy with.
Step into Kashmiri Bazaar, a bubbling oriental oasis in the borderland of dream and reality. Get down with the bazaar's music, shishas, waffles and coffee!
The Port is the entrance to our world, a 1st glimpse of things to come. You step into a beautiful, dream-evoking space, whilst receiving a warm and whimsical greeting and check-in. Let those tummy butterflies rumble. We can't wait to greet you!
The vision dojo is where you meet a visual representation of yourself. It was debuted at Midburn and was pirately placed in Borderland 2016.
Join in painting or allow yourself to be painted. Endugle in the shared decoration of the moment. 🌈❤️💛💚💙💜💗 Brushes and professional bodypaints provided. You provide the talent on either end of the brush 👁💗👁
The Tree of the Knowledge, a symbol of fate that determines the path of it’s humble worshipers and those who choose to follow. A structure with the space for fate to unfold.
The Gangway will provide some sort of rather comfortable floating access to the swimming water across the slippery stones - some times dry - some times wet
A mobile music recording studio that will be set up with some basic electronic music equipment. Bring your own instruments and/or lead/participate in workshops.
We want to create a calm and safe space where you feel comfortable sharing what you feel, what you need, what you have been through or just anything you want. We will then give you our deepest, warmest compassion.
To reenter the paradise one must be reborn and once there - one must repupulate. A reclaiming ceremony will be individually performed by whoever wishes to enter.
I dream of visualizing a tale of once again coming to life – and to share it with you. I'd love to use material gifted by borderlings, actually interweaving the tale with the physical objects from the ones also contributing to the creation of the tale.
"The Tunnel" is a place of joy, weird sound, colourful LEDs and... the magical power of laughing gas! Take a balloon, enter the tunnel and experience it with a distracted mind.
Come. Join the movement. Dive into a golden sphincter, slip through the anal canal of revolt to enter the kaleidoscopic colon of the commons. Revel in the magic of the rectal tunnel and join the conversation that pulses through the arsehole of democracy.
We are gonna sweat like we never have done before! Because this sauna is gonna be so well isolated, that the heat will reach 100 degress! Sauna, dancing naked outside, jumping in the sea, repeat.
TOTEM This majestic, phallic resembling, tower-structure will be Borderlands highest point. A landmark and an asset for adventure seeking borderlines to orient themselves, spy on neighbors or just escape. And remember, safety third.
In this vehicle, time will move differently. On a journey through space and time, we want you to experience time dilation and leave our vehicle as a more mindfucked person. We'll move you in a certain direction of time and hopefully back again.
On the border between wet and dry there stands a tall contraption ready to throw away your sorrow, anger and grief. Load it up with a symbolic stone on which you have written your angst and watch it as it flies out into the wast ocean.
We dream of lots of LEDs and big cubes! We want to bring 16 massive glowing cubes and arrange them in a climbable structure, with lights that you can interact with! On the dancefloor perhaps?
65,000,000 years ago it is believed that a number of asteroids wiped out the biggest beasts known to roam planet earth... all except one! https://youtu.be/WbMuQGiGNYQ
The tent holds no answers. It only wants to hear your ideas..
We have a desire to continue a communal exploration of "the space between dreams and realities", to bring focus on the parts of the Borderland that is not about a festival, but rather about dreams, life and the future.
Who doesn't love UV glowing face paint and blacklights on a dancefloor? I want to bring a bunch of mirrors, a bunch of blacklights (and the electricity cables to power them) and a table stocked up with litres of UV face paint for people to trip out on
A time machine announces with light and sound that a new era has been approached. Every era comes with it's own characters and performance giving burners an opportunity to reflect about our common history and glimpse at possible futures
Sharing an ancient call of longing for divine Oneness, artist Sara Zaltash will sing and teach the Islamic call-to-prayer at dawn every day of the Borderland. Inspired by Islam, Sufism, Burner Principles, the TAZ, freedom, love and hope.
Spa Illegal takes away consumerism from what we know as a spa experience and replace with corpse paint, cotton candy and DIY. Just like last year, we will build a salt water pool by the sea. And yes, it will be heated.
Step inside, child. Take a deep breath. Now look at the mirror. Look at your reflection. Look at who you really are, both the beautiful and the ugly. Face your demons, child. Welcome, to the Bias Sphere…
Our camp wants to create a game in which the players are confronted with harder circumstances of playing the game. This is accomplished by giving the player doses of laughing gas which makes it harder to concentrate on the game. Further elaboration on the
We are turning the glade, behind the barn into a secret forest, complete with lights and hidden things to find.
You will be duck-taped to a chair, get mimosa salad smeared on your face and then molested with a salmon by a man in a skirt, all to the the tunes on Steelers Wheel’s Stuck in the Middle with You and a stuffed ferret watching.