Cultures of Resistance Film Screenings

One year ago film maker and activist Iara Lee reached out to us about screening her films in Lesotho. This week from May 10-12, 2018 her films Cultures of Resistance and Burkinabè Rising: the art of resistance in Burkina Faso were screened at Cafe what? and Alliance Française de Maseru in Maseru, and the last screening took place at The Hub yesterday. She […]

Film Screening: Burkinabè Rising

Film maker Iara Lee will be in Lesotho to screen two of her films Cultures of Resistance and Burkinabè Rising from May 10-12. Screenings will take place at Cafe what?, Alliance Française de Maseru and The Hub. May 10 7PM – Maseru – Cafe What? – Cultures of Resistance May 11 3PM – Maseru – Alliance Française – Burkinabè Rising May […]

Morena Leraba: Blending Our Stories with Modern Sound

Morena Leraba: Blending Our Stories with Modern Sound | Documentary Screening Place: The Hub (Morija Museum & Archives) Date: Thursday December 1st Time: 15:00 The Hub is pleased to announce that a documentary, Morena Leraba: Blending Our Stories with Modern Sound, by a Johannesburg-based company, Blacknation Media will be screening at The Hub (Morija Museum & […]

Photography Workshop with Joël Tettamanti

We would like to thank Joël Tettamanti, Alliance Française de Maseru and Pro Helvetia for a fantastic three day photography workshop! Joël is a professional photographer from Switzerland, in  Lesotho for his upcoming exhibition ‘Kobo’, which opens at Alliance Française de Maseru on Friday September 23. He photographs slowly and extremely precisely, using a large-format camera […]

Hub students’ work exhibition

On 1st of September 2016, The Hub brought the “Women in Resistance, Morija” exhibition of work by our students to Alliance Française de Maseru. This is a 6 portrait exhibition of inspiring women in Morija, completed in March 2016 with support from the Vodacom Lesotho Foundation.. Entrance to the exhibition at Alliance Française de Maseru is free, it […]

Online Exhibition

In May 2015, the Alliance Française de Maseru hosted the exhibition Women in Resistance (WIR) by French photographer Pierre-Yves Ginet. Twelve photographic portraits and written profiles of Basotho women sponsored by Vodacom Lesotho Foundation were displayed alongside Pierre-Yves Ginet’s work. In November 2015, the twelve portraits moved to the Morija Museum and Archives (MMA), where […]

Women in Resistance exhibition coming to Morija

Did you get to see the Women in Resistance photo exhibition at Alliance Française de Maseru in May? The exhibition, by French photographer Pierre-Yves Ginet, showcased different women from around the world who are in various ways fighting for equality, justice, dignity and survival. Portraits of Basotho women, taken by Lesotho-based photographer Meri Hyöky, were added […]

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 those […]

The irony of being a puppet

By Lineo Segoete French street artist Christophe Evette backed by a solid association with kindred artists in his circle, decided he would start a revolution through telling stories of his life, his country and those from around the world using puppets. Absurd as the idea may sound, in 1998 he and his companions conceived Les […]

Puppets with a cause

By Lineo Segoete Street art refers to the act of creating and performing visual arts in the public domain. It is born from the artist’s desire to directly address burning issues within society through visual messages where everyone can see them. Driven by passion and an eagerness to learn and push creative boundaries, artists from […]