Weekend Workshop: Corruption

From October 4-5, 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”

Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing

From September 8-9, 2019 The Hub hosted Leila Hall for a Weekend Workshop on Creative Writing. Day 1 had participants discussing the elements of powerful storytelling, and getting tips for how to bring writing to life, and completed a series of free-writing exercises. On Day 2 participants used their freewrites from the previous day asContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing”

Weekend Workshop: Human Rights

From July 13-14, 2019, The Hub hosted Lineo Badia for a weekend workshop on Human Rights, and documenting Human Rights stories. Lineo is an experienced human rights lawyer and activist. She volunteers her time and skills to promote youth participation and protection of the rights of the vulnerable, with particular interest in women, children and the LGBTIQ community in Lesotho. On Sunday, participantsContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Human Rights”

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”

Weekend Workshop: Event Video

From March 9 – 10, 2019 Pheello Pj Makosholo was back at The Hub for a weekend workshop, this time teaching how to capture video of live events. We used Tiny Gallery Concert on March 10 as part of the workshop, with participants capturing the performances. Tiny Gallery Concerts are intimate concert settings by Morija ArtsContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Event Video”

Weekend Workshop: Song Writing for Change

From February 23-24, 2019, The Hub hosted a weekend 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 abuse. The group wrote a song during the workshop, which will be recorded, and have a music video filmed forContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Song Writing for Change”

Weekend Workshop: Animation

From July 21-22 2018, The Hub hosted Patrick Rorke and Linotšing Animation Studio for a weekend workshop on Animation, using claymation. In the morning of Day 1, participants did brainstorming on stories around the theme of youth unemployment, and voted on a winning storyboard. They then continued with character development and started creating the figures andContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Animation”

Weekend Workshop: Comics

Our weekend workshop on comics from July 14-15, 2018 with Lisema Seemi Mapetla was lots of fun! He started with character development using the question ‘If you could have a super power or an object with super powers to make our community and country a better place, what would it be?’ Participants then split into groups to mindContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Comics”

July Weekend Workshop: Film Making

From Saturday June 30 – Sunday July 1 2018, The Hub held another weekend workshop on film making with Pheello Pj Makosholo. He started on Saturday with a group discussion on our ability to tell unique stories, and the need for us to tell our own stories in different genres of film: ‘Your story is special becauseContinue reading “July Weekend Workshop: Film Making”