How you write about history and cultural encounters matters.

Writing workshops in Vienna Ba re e ne re had the privilege of hosting two writing workshops in Vienna in April 2019. Our Co-director, Lineo Segoete was in Vienna, Austria as a Cultural Educator in Residence hosted by Kultur Kontakt. While there, Lineo visited several cultural and educational institutions including museums and schools to learn … Continue reading How you write about history and cultural encounters matters.

The ignorant schoolmasters

Our co-director Lineo Segoete collaborated with Educator and Researcher, Nora Landkammer to write a reflective paper interrogating the subtleties of coloniality and power as expressed through the work of two educators born 100 years apart. Lineo then gave a lecture at the Academy of Fine Arts during the seminar: "Art and Education Positions and Analyses" led … Continue reading The ignorant schoolmasters

“Decolonising Literacy with Critical Pedagogy” Learning Unit – now online!

As part of Ba re e ne re's work with the Another Roadmap for Arts Education network we produced a collection of educational curriculum customized for classrooms in Lesotho. Another Roadmap refers to this curriculum as a Learning Unit. Our learning unit titled "Decolonising Literacy with Critical Pedagogy" is finally online along with the units … Continue reading “Decolonising Literacy with Critical Pedagogy” Learning Unit – now online!

3L Conference on Literature, Language and Linguistics

Organised by the Departments of African Languages and Literature, English, French and Communications and Study Skills Unit of the Faculty of Humanities at the National University of Lesotho, the Conference was held on 5th - 7th February 2019 and we had the honour of presenting our first paper in Lesotho entitled Decolonial Literary Practice in Lesotho: … Continue reading 3L Conference on Literature, Language and Linguistics

Ba re hosts Somnyama Ngonyama Book Celebration at Cafe What

As part of the visit by the Inkanyiso team to Lesotho, Ba re e ne re hosted a celebration of Zanele Muholi's book Somnyama Ngonyama at Cafe What in Maseru on 31 January 2019. The event also featured the screening of a newly released Art21 documentary about Johanessburg-based artists which profiles Muholi. Sir Prof Muholi … Continue reading Ba re hosts Somnyama Ngonyama Book Celebration at Cafe What

Ba re co-organises photography workshop with Zanele Muholi’s Inkanyiso

Ba re e ne re was proud to co-facilitate a photography and creative writing workshop for young women in partnership with South African queer media and activism organization Inkanyiso. The workshop, called Fundisanani/Rutanang, was held from 28 January through 1 February 2019. Together with Sir Prof. Zanele Muholi and their team, Rutanang gives participants a … Continue reading Ba re co-organises photography workshop with Zanele Muholi’s Inkanyiso

Jumpstarting 2019 with a Creative Writing Workshop

Ba re e ne re kicked off 2019 by leading a free creative writing workshop aimed at novice writers. The workshop, held at Alliance Francaise de Maseru consisted of 5 activities designed to stimulate and refine story ideas. The workshop was in high demand with over 30 people in attendance, and we didn't turn anyone … Continue reading Jumpstarting 2019 with a Creative Writing Workshop