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”
From April 23-27, 2019 The Hub held an #EarthDay themed animation workshop. Watch our claymation Mamela Lefats’e below! Our Jr. Dream Team also made their own stop motion film using toys donated by the Toy Project! Special thanks to Lehlohonolo Tlhaole from Two For Designs and Anna Cai from Morija Arts Centre for leading the workshop, and sharing their time and skills with us! “You are buildingContinue reading “Animation: Mamela Lefats’e”
We’re looking forward to seeing the behind the scenes footage shot by The Hub’s volunteers, when they got to join Pheello Pj Makosholo, Carl Houston Mc Millan and Christian Denslow on a film set from July 9-10, 2018. “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity”. This quote, attributed to Roman philosopher Seneca, reminds us that we make our ownContinue reading “Big opportunity for The Hub’s volunteers”
The current unemployment rate in Lesotho averages 28%, with youth unemployment at an estimated 38%. With projects like film making and photography, The Hub aims to capacitate young people with digital media skills that will help them to pursue employment and entrepreneurship opportunities. The Hub’s film crew has started shooting a short film based onContinue reading “The Hub’s film crew is growing”
The Hub is running a fundraising campaign during this holiday season. Help us to continue to change the lives of young people in Morija! Please consider donating to our cause, or help us to spread the word! Follow this link to the fundraising page: https://www.generosity.com/education-fundraising/support-the-hub-in-morija-lesotho–8/x/3928009
We would like to congratulate Tsebo Makakole for winning The Sankofa Photography Project in October! The theme was the letters of the alphabet. Congrats also to Relebohile Sekhesa for winning the under 16! They won M100 airtime each from Vodacom Lesotho Foundation and Tsebo got a gift certificate to Lindy’s Catering.
The Sankofa Photography Project continues to grow at The Hub. Each month has a different theme, and Hub members are encouraged to check out cameras from The Hub, and photograph anything they see fitting to the theme. The best photo each month is chosen by a panel of judges, with prizes sponsored by Vodacom Lesotho Foundation, Cafe Mojo, Morija Guest HousesContinue reading “Sankofa Photography Project Update”
By Ts’episo Mahooe From July 5-9, 2017 members of The Hub had an amazing week learning film making skills from Pheello Pj Makosholo. Pj has experience working on films and series such as Jerusalema, District 9, The Forgotten Kingdom, Intersexions, YaLla, Heist, Keeping Score and more. He brought along a guest facilitator, Nozipho Nkelemba, oneContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Film Making”
Visit our online exhibition page to see photography by members of The Hub taken during The Hub’s weekend workshop in January 2017, photography by volunteers of The Hub documenting the history of the French in Lesotho, and photography by members of The Hub profiling Morija’s Women in Resistance.
In 2017 The Hub is hosting monthly weekend workshops that are teaching a range of skills, including photography, film-making, women’s rights and gender based violence, and ways to meaningfully address and tackle relevant socio-economic issues such as gender-based violence and human rights. January’s weekend workshop on photography was held from Saturday 28 – Sunday 29,Continue reading “January Weekend Workshop: Photography”