Category Archives: About PhotoXP

2018 Feb. 18: Opportunities dressed as challenges

by ‘Mamohlakola Letuka In life there are many opportunities, some of which are disguised as challenges. It was an ordinary Sunday evening when I received a Facebook message from Lineo, Ba re ene re coordinator. Lineo being the person I … Continue reading

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2019 Feb. 18: Reflections Part 1: Go tell it to the mountain, it is violence in the ear

by Tambu Muzenda On the 27th of January, we arrived in Lesotho for the Photo Experience workshops and field work with participants we didn’t even know would touch our lives so deeply. After several days of interactions, discussions and tears, … Continue reading

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2019 Feb. 15: Participating in the 2019 Photo XP

Text and Phots by Ts’episo Mahooe A week of Muholi’s mobile school of photography was overwhelming. At first when I heard that Sir. Professor. Muholi was coming to Lesotho to facilitate a workshop I was very excited. First day when … Continue reading

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2019 Feb. 14: Remembering to breath during Lesotho XP.

Text and Photos by Tsebo Phakisi I should have known the first day I left home to attend the weeklong Photo XP workshop that my life would change. I should have felt that the week would be a thrust so … Continue reading

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2019 Feb. 13: Ba Re Ne Re Photo XP – A career and life altering experience

Text and Photos by Mats’eliso Mots’oane January 28th: In December 2018, Lineo who is a good friend of mine told me that Prof. Zanele Muholi would be visiting Lesotho as part of a workshop with Ba Re Ne Re. Ba … Continue reading

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2019 Feb. 1: Day 5 Review Photo XP Maseru (The final day of the experience)

Text by: Thobeka Bhengu Photos by: Thobeka Bhengu and Lerato Dumse The first day of February 2019 was the last day with these young and brilliant Basotho women. The day started with breakfast as usual and later included a brief … Continue reading

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2019 Jan. 30: Day 3 Review of the Photo XP Lesotho Maseru

By Matseliso Motsoane The schedule was reworked on the third day of Lesotho Photo XP and started with breakfast at Mohokare Guest House in Maseru. We shared the meal over some of the written pieces that the participants had done … Continue reading

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