Burbex has been capturing media attention for more than two years now. With a lot of hard work, help from friends, and a hell of a lot of good luck, urban exploration in Beijing is now on the mind of fans old and new around the world.
Wherever it is in the world that you are reading from, please click on any of the media icons below to check out some of the great stories about burbex.org appearing over the last two years – enjoy!
October 17th, 2017 – Burbex was featured in the hit Netherlands TV show <3 Op Reis>. Dutch presenter Maurice interviewed Burbex in front of the legendary Guosen Tower. The interview was about urban exploration in China.
September 6th, 2017 – Featuring Burbex on the front cover, The Beijinger magazine under the new editor Tom Arnstein, did a piece on urban exploration in the city focusing on The Olympic Volleyball Stadium and other choice locations throughout the city.
November 3rd, 2016 – Following up on Pat Moore’s article about Beijing Film Academy, Burbex wrote a short article about Five Spectacular Abandoned Places in Beijing appearing both in the Timeout magazine and online.
November 3rd, 2016 – Burbex gave an exclusive urbex tour to Pat Moore, maverick reporter at Time Out Magazine Beijing, climbing, poking and snapping both Beijing Film Academy and also The Back Lot at the academy.
October 4th, 2016 – Burbex was joined by professional film maker Mark Masterton climbing everyone’s favorite skyscrapers at the Guosen Mall Complex, and also for a nosy around the Beijing Film Academy. The video was featured on the Fusion Facebook Channel.
September 14th, 2016 – Burbex was interviewed by freelance journalist Richard Dewsbury regarding the Beijing Film Academy. The article was published on the Daily Mail Online. It should be noted that it was not exactly the most accurate article.
April 30th, 2016 – Burbex was featured in a short video documentary made by French film maker P.P. Berson exploring the Olympic Homko Ghost Town French. The short film on website Art.24 brought Burbex to the attention of many Francophone urbexers.
January 21st, 2016 – Burbex was joined by the extremely tall and even more eccentric reporter Morgan Short for a Guosen Mall Night Expedition where he seriously damaged his balls. The hilarious article featured in The Beijinger Online.
October 29th, 2015 – Tom Phillips, veteran reporter first threw Burbex into the media spotlight writing about everybody’s favourite urbex site Capital Steel. Phillips article for The Guardian examines China’s rapid development, and the truth behind the facade. It appeared both online and in the print edition. It was also reprinted in the South China Morning Post. Interestingly, the article seems to be blocked in China.
Burbex is always receiving new requests for articles and reports, so if you work in the media and have an idea, don’t be afraid to get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also be sure to check out some of the exciting art installations, photography projects, and short films Burbex is involved with at Burbex Projects.