In October of 2018, we were honoured to be invited to join peers from the region who are doing the work of organising. The results of this meeting materialised into friendships and potential projects, as well as some reading material for any/everyone interested. This publication is not a toolkit, rather it is an offering. Of … Continue reading ORGANISING; collective, collaborative organising in Southern Africa
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
Props to the South African author Mpho Matsitle who came through to our festival in January and documented the experience. Here's a quote from the article about our keynote speaker 'Me Mpho Letima. Click the link below to see the full article. "In our bid as the young, wild and free of Africa to control … Continue reading Ba re Litfest 2018 covered by Art State
At the core of Ba re e ne re, our intention is to inspire stories to be shared creatively and passionately across Lesotho. To show our commitment, we ran a student writing competition in the build up to our literature festival in 2014. We got in touch with Peace Corps Lesotho and through Volunteers Matt … Continue reading Ba re e ne re awards prizes to exceptional local writers
Ba re e ne re was featured on the online South African culture website Mahala in an article written by our Festival Director Lineo Segoete. Here is the text of the article: CULTIVATING AFRICAN VOICES by Lineo Segoete / 23.09.2014 September 5-7, 2014 saw the beginning of a revolution in the politically tense mountain kingdom … Continue reading Ba re e ne re in Mahala!