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Ansisters Event August 2005


Detail from the performance 'Patterns Outside My Head' by Janine Lewis, Rantebeng Makapan and Bonisile Nxumalo. As part of the FACE Ansisters 2005 event, Constitution Hill, Johannesburg.

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links... : inspiration

  1. call to action
  2. shush now
  3. poetry
  4. schmidt's clicks
  5. seed persons
  6. hearing visions
  7. mother
  8. gebreekte snaar
  9. voorgevoelens
  10. halssnoer
  11. DNA
  12. Uexküll's spider web
  13. first mothers
  14. clay and plaster
  15. these hands
  16. con hill
  17. you shine
  18. ladybird
  19. Hymn to Her
  20. For our children
  21. ...

View backstage process work and writings of participating artists.

Excerpts that might serve as inspiration or confirmation for you in developing your approach. Author, publication, web address and ISBN numbers listed. If you wish to add to this section, please go to the blog site or .


  1. call to action Eugenie Grobler
  2. 'shush now' song Laurinda Hofmeyr
  3. Antjie Krog on poetry from In Defence of Poetry 2004
  4. Schmidt's clicks from The Field by Lynne McTaggart
  5. seed persons from Women who run with the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes
  6. hearing visions, seeing voices Mmatshilo Motsei
  7. mother from Women who run with the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes
  8. die gebreekte snaar Diä!kwain. Uit: "die sterre se ‘tsau’, /Xam-gedigte (gekies en versorg deur Antjie Krog)
  9. /Xam voorgevoelens //Kabbo. Uit: "die sterre se ‘tsau’, /Xam-gedigte
  10. die halssnoer !Kweiten-ta-//ken. Uit: "die sterre se ‘tsau’, /Xam-gedigte
  11. DNA Terry Melton, Mitotyping Technologies
  12. Uexküll's spider web from 'Borderliners' by Peter H|oeg
  13. The first Mothers of the stone age – Images of the Female Creative Power by Ruth Hecker
  14. Experiments with clay and plaster by Jared E. Tolla
  15. these hands - a beautiful poem by Makhosazana Xaba, from her debut collection of poetry.
  16. Constitution Hill - an artist's response by katty vandenberghe
  17. You Shine - by poet and writer Natalia Molebatsi
  18. Ladybird - 'n herinnering aan my moeder deur Ingrid Jonker
  19. Hymn to Her - by Meg Keene (sung by Chrissie Hynde)
  20. For our children Or else? by Natalia Molebatsi
  21. ...