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”

Weekend Workshop: Drama for Radio

From February 8-9, 2020 The Hub hosted award-winning theatre director Jessica Lejowa for a Weekend Workshop on Drama for Radio. Participants researched, wrote, and recorded scripts that tackle topics including mental health, human trafficking and the LGBTIQA+ community in the church. “We need to ensure that the opinions, experiences and welfare of children become a central agenda in publicContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Drama for Radio”

Weekend Workshop: Corruption

From October 19-20, 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”