ARTIVISM

The Hub works at the intersection of digital arts and activism – using digital arts skills as tools for promoting social development, justice and equality. In 2020-2021 in partnership with OSISA, The Hub planned to hold Artivism concerts to support civic engagement, amplify community voices and foreground creativity as a way of addressing social issues.Continue reading “ARTIVISM”

WordPower 2020: Covid-19

The arrival of Covid-19 shifted everything for us here in Lesotho – as it did in countries around the world! At The Hub in Morija, we closed all indoor operations in March 2020. We transitioned into online activism, creating open-source, multimedia Covid-19 educational content in Sesotho, all available as free downloads from our website. WeContinue reading “WordPower 2020: Covid-19”

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”

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”