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

Ba re presents at Casco, HKU and The Piet Zwart Institute in Holland

Elephants in the Room, presented by Casco Art Institute in the Netherlands in November 2018, was the first in a new yearly assembly aimed at becoming a meeting place for art organizations to question habitual institutional patterns and imagine ways of “commoning” together. This year’s assembly was designed to investigate how, in relation to ideas of the commons, … Continue reading Ba re presents at Casco, HKU and The Piet Zwart Institute in Holland

Know your neighbours

Organising: a workshop hosted by Visual Arts Network of South Africa In October 2018, Ba re e ne re was invited to Johannesburg  by VANSA to participate in a gathering of collectives, collaboratives and collaborations from the Southern African region. These forms of organisations (represented during the meeting by Zimbabwe, Angola, Namibia, South Africa, Botswana and … Continue reading Know your neighbours

Skima Sesotho Workshop Series offers critical relationships to language and media

Between April and August 2018 Ba re e ne re organised a series of 3 workshops called "Skima Sesotho." These workshops married exercises and discussions about critical multimedia literacy with our imaginative BA RE Dictionary Project. The workshops were designed to get Basotho excited about Sesotho language and demonstrate the playful malleability of Sesotho. Through … Continue reading Skima Sesotho Workshop Series offers critical relationships to language and media

Ba re presents @ Symposium in Zurich: INTERTWINING HI/STORIES OF ARTS EDUCATION – June 2018

Ba re e ne re was represented at the symposium by Lineo Segoete and Liepollo Moleleki. Held in Zurich, the symposium invited students, art educators, researchers and cultural producers to reflect on the histories of education in and through art. The symposium emphasized the fact that historiography in arts education means referring to a plurality … Continue reading Ba re presents @ Symposium in Zurich: INTERTWINING HI/STORIES OF ARTS EDUCATION – June 2018

Crossroads: International perspectives on culture, art and society

We were fortunate enough to travel to Basel, Switzerland to participate in the Crossroads Conference held in February 2018 by Pro Helvetia. We were invited there to join a panel and speak on the topic How to talk about what no one wants to talk about. A continuation of the anniversary festivities was also held in Johannesburg … Continue reading Crossroads: International perspectives on culture, art and society