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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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Business Daily Review
The Star Preview

Eugenie Grobler performing at the hugely successful
Ansisters Event
Opening. An estimated 600 people arrived for the Women's Day eve celebrations.

Business Daily, Art Review, 2005/08/15 12:00:00 AM

by Ashley Johnson

THERE is a dearth of issue-driven art in SA at the moment as we emerge from the post-apartheid haze. Yet the transfer of power has not led to greater enlightenment in some areas of social and environmental relations. ANSISTERS is a creative initiative of FACE (Fe(male) Activation through Creative Empowerment), and raises important societal questions.



The Star, August 2 2005

by Mtumeleng Motuba

August is the month dedicated to celebrating the women of our country. Numerous events are being planned throughout South Africa. One such event in the Ansister Constellation 2005 which is a celebration of both past and present women. Most of the events will run at Constitution Hill from the eve of Women's Day (8 August) until August 13.