Weekend Workshop: Corruption

From October 4-5, 2019 The Hub hosted Thato Toeba for a Weekend Workshop on Corruption – What it is, and how it affects us in Lesotho. Participants had many informative and thought-provoking discussions, looking at a number of elements that shape corruption in the context of Lesotho – including our free market economy, external institutionsContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Corruption”

Weekend Workshop: Storytelling in Photography

From October 4-5, 2019 The Hub hosted Leila Hall and Meri Hyöky for a Weekend Workshop on Storytelling in Photography. The topic was climate change and environmental destruction. Participants documented different focus themes, including #deforestation, water supplies, #drought and litter. they received group feedback on their photos, and went out to take more photos based onContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Storytelling in Photography”

Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing

From September 8-9, 2019 The Hub hosted Leila Hall for a Weekend Workshop on Creative Writing. Day 1 had participants discussing the elements of powerful storytelling, and getting tips for how to bring writing to life, and completed a series of free-writing exercises. On Day 2 participants used their freewrites from the previous day asContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing”

Weekend Workshop: Human Rights

From July 13-14, 2019, The Hub hosted Lineo Badia for a weekend workshop on Human Rights, and documenting Human Rights stories. Lineo is an experienced human rights lawyer and activist. She volunteers her time and skills to promote youth participation and protection of the rights of the vulnerable, with particular interest in women, children and the LGBTIQ community in Lesotho. On Sunday, participantsContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Human Rights”

Music Video: Lesotho

From May 27-29, 2019 The Hub hosted Pheello Pj Makosholo for a workshop to shoot a music video for our second song: Lesotho! The song was written during a workshop on creative writing and song writing in April, led by hip hop artist, poet and activist Sadon. He led participants on writing exercises with theContinue reading “Music Video: Lesotho”

Music Video: Power/Control

From May 25-26, 2019 The Hub hosted Pheello Pj Makosholo for a workshop to shoot our first music video for ‘Power/Control’! The song was written during a workshop on song writing for change, led by Siphiwe Nzima Nts’ekhe, Meloh & O.G. S’killz. Participants were led on exercises on writing and performing, while examining issues around gender and patriarchy. BigContinue reading “Music Video: Power/Control”

Animation: Mamela Lefats’e

From April 23-27, 2019 The Hub held an #EarthDay themed animation workshop. Watch our claymation Mamela Lefats’e below! Our Jr. Dream Team also made their own stop motion film using toys donated by the Toy Project! Special thanks to Lehlohonolo Tlhaole from Two For Designs and Anna Cai from Morija Arts Centre for leading the workshop, and sharing their time and skills with us! “You are buildingContinue reading “Animation: Mamela Lefats’e”

Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing for Change

From April 13-14, 2019 The Hub hosted poet/rapper/activist Sadon for a weekend workshop on creative writing and song writing. He led participants on writing exercises with the theme ‘Future of Lesotho’, and we’re excited about the monumental pieces written during this workshop! Special thanks to Sadon for sharing his time and skills with us, andContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing for Change”

Weekend Workshop: Event Video

From March 9 – 10, 2019 Pheello Pj Makosholo was back at The Hub for a weekend workshop, this time teaching how to capture video of live events. We used Tiny Gallery Concert on March 10 as part of the workshop, with participants capturing the performances. Tiny Gallery Concerts are intimate concert settings by Morija ArtsContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Event Video”

Tiny Gallery Concert Series

Since October 21, 2018, The Hub’s film crew has been documenting a concert series by Morija Arts Centre at Maeder House Gallery. Tiny Gallery Concerts are intimate concert settings that connect musicians, artists, poets and other creatives through live performance. The series will continue throughout 2019. Recap of Tiny Gallery Concert on March 10, 2019:Continue reading “Tiny Gallery Concert Series”