Creative dialogues: engaging with Lesotho’s diaspora

Originally posted on By Leila Hall “For the younger generation of the Basotho diaspora, especially, I hope that the Conversations provide the inspiration to do more… I hope that this is an example of what can be done.” Maeder House – one of the oldest recorded buildings in Lesotho – stands quietly and unobtrusively next toContinue reading “Creative dialogues: engaging with Lesotho’s diaspora”

Visual Activism

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter.” -Martin Luther King Jr I recently met Franco at a cultural event in Raleigh, North Carolina (USA). Inspired by the artwork and the message it portrays I wanted to feature him on our website, and hope that we can doContinue reading “Visual Activism”

The Forgotten Kingdom trailer

The trailer for the film The Forgotten Kingdom, which was filmed in Lesotho and South Africa in 2011 has been released! The film has already played at a few U.S. based film festivals this year is gaining praise and awards. Here is a review from Orlando Weekly: THE FORGOTTEN KINGDOM ★★★★★ There’s an authenticity growlingContinue reading “The Forgotten Kingdom trailer”

Stone Aged Souls

Stone Aged Souls is the reflection behind the mirror, the song before the composition, the story which can never be told. Formed in 2010 by visual artist Tawanda thebrownman Mhandu (Zim) and singer-songwriter Joel Karabo Elliott (USA/RSA), the Stone Aged Souls are an arts ensemble growing roots for the afrikan diaspora. Human becomings call to human beings toContinue reading “Stone Aged Souls”