‘Mathabiso Mosala: 50 years of activism in Lesotho

Originally posted by Mail & Guardian By Leila Hall Eighty-three-year-old ‘Mathabiso Mosala lives in a bustling, chaotic part of Maseru. Her house is located on one of the city’s main roads, crowded with shops, pedestrians and heavy traffic. Street vendors line the pavement outside her gate, their shouts mingling with the incessant hooting of taxisContinue reading “‘Mathabiso Mosala: 50 years of activism in Lesotho”

A beautiful flower wild and yet divine

By Lineo Segoete Curated by Ingrid LaFleur from Detroit, “Beware of the Dandelions” is an Afro-futuristic exhibition currently on display at Goethe on Main in the Maboneng Precinct, Johannesburg. The concept was conceived by the Science-Fiction-meets-Hip Hop collective from Detroit; “Complex Movements”. It is a multimedia ensemble integrating photography, song-writing, graphics, video, music and text.Continue reading “A beautiful flower wild and yet divine”

Inspiring a new generation of green activists in Lesotho

By Leila Hall It is a Saturday morning in Moshoeshoe II, a neighborhood of Maseru, Lesotho. A small army of eco-warriors has set out to try and clean up the litter in their community. The group is made up of children and teenagers of varying ages who work together, holding black rubbish bags between them and picking up the many bottles, cans,Continue reading “Inspiring a new generation of green activists in Lesotho”

Bring art to life

By Lineo Segoete  “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” ~ Maya Angelou How did you picture the scariest monster when you were a child, the *kholumolumo for example? How did you imagine the animals in the fairytales you were read or told? How did you picture yourself within thoseContinue reading “Bring art to life”

Demons exposed, and they’re beautiful!

By Lineo Segoete Emilio Villa writes “Poetry is to forget forgetfulness. Poetry is to separate self from self. Poetry is what’s completely left out. Poetry is emptying without exhausted”, now combine that with a live band and equally talented featured guests and you have “Demons Exposed” by Siphiwe Nzima Ntṧekhe. Siphiwe is not conventional; hersContinue reading “Demons exposed, and they’re beautiful!”