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ansisters 5 august 2005

Unravelling, a performance by Sarah Fraser documented at the 2005 FACE/Ansisters opening event. 

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ansisters creative constellation festival august 2005

INVITATION
The Ansisters Creative Festival 2005 Opening Event. Please RSVP.

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Constitution Hill
Old Fort
08 - 14 August 2005
>> Visual Art
>> Performance
>> Workshops
Women's Jail
13 August 2005
>> Auction
09 - 15 August 2005
>> Workshops
Hillbrow Theatre
08 - 09 August 2005
>> Art Bridge
>> Performance
• Gordart Gallery
31 July - 13 August 2005
>> John Moore
• MOJA Modern
>> Foam

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Of the funds generated by the event will go towards the Starfish Foundation in support of the mothers of the nation.
Visitors are invited to bring a stone as contribution to the Memory Cairn. For more information, call (011) 486 4777.

Please note that Napo Masheane and
Colours of the Diaspora performances have been replaced by Nhotemba Sulupha from the Alexandria Community Project with The (Womb) Man.

AUGUST 2005
ANSISTERS PROGRAMME
05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16...
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Fri 5
PARTICIPANTS SET UP
09h00 - 15h00

Participants set up installations and artworks.

16h00

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Guides are taken on a tour through the exhibition.
Sat 6 - Sun 7 PERFORMANCE REHEARSALS
09h00 - 17h00

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Participants to be present to assist, explain, prepare, rehearse, perform for the event (including visual artists).
Sun 7 Eve
PREVIEW EVENT
16h30 for 19h00

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Final performance rehearsals for participants and family members at the Old Fort, Constitution Hill, Hillbrow, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Mon 8 Day
EMPOWERMENT WALK

15h00 - 20h30

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Empowerment walk from
Hillbrow Theatre to Constitution Hill and back. Drumming and street theatre performed by children.

detailed programme
Mon 8 Eve OPENING CELEBRATION

18h30 for 19h00

Old Fort on
Constitution Hill,
1 Kotze St,
Braamfontein,
Johannesburg.
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RSVP
(011) 486 4777 or


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CELEBRATING THE
EVE OF WOMEN'S DAY

Performances and artworks will be presented in the format of an arts festival. Visitors can walk around the spaces and choose which performances to engage with.


SPEAKERS

Lauren Segal
Director of Programming and Curator of the Women's Jail

Yvette Abrahams
Historian from Cape Town University, very knowledgeble on the Saartjie Baartman story.


PERFORMERS

Hearing Visions by Mmatshilo Motsei
Sitting by the Fire by Eugenie Grobler

Colours of the Diaspora (excerpts)
Searching for a Saviour dialogue
Gumboot Opera
by Napo Masheane and Kalaneng Art Tracks

***Napo's performances have been cancelled due to a lack of funding, Nhotemba Sulupa and the Alexandria Community Project have stepped in to replace these performances***

Patterns Outside My Head
by Janine Lewis, Rantebeng Makapan and Bonisile Nxumalo

Activation
by Janine Lewis and the Imagination Lab

Children's Street Theatre
by the Hillbrow Theatre Outreach Project

20h00 - 22h00

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WORKSHOP

Family Constellations Africa Workshop
presented by Svenja Wachter

 

Tues 9 Day
THE BRIDGE FESTIVAL
10h00 - 16h00

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Women's Day Bridge Festival from Constitution Hill to Hillbrow Theatre

detailed programme

(Hlumelo caregivers workshop commences)
10h30 -11h30

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Bridge Festival opening performance
Inside [looking in]
by Janine Lewis
at Constitution Hill.
11h30 - 11h45

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Performance poetry
by Natalia Molebatsi
at Constitution Hill.
11h45 - 13h30

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Street theatre performance from Constitution Hill to Hillbrow Theatre.
13h00 - 14h20

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Mandalas Workshop
facilitated by Anne Marie-Moore
at the Lawns, the Women's Jail, Constitution Hill.
13h30 - 13h45

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Performance poetry
by Natalia Molebatsi
at Hillbrow Theatre entrance.
15h30 - 17h00

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Bonolo Botshelo Screening
facilitated by Anne Marie-Moore
in the Mandela Cell, at the Old Fort, Constitution Hill.

14h15 - 15h15

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‘My Granny!’
by the Children of the
Hillbrow Community Outreach Theatre Project


16h00 - 17h30

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THE (WOMB) MAN

Performance by Nhotemba Sulupha and the Alexandria Community Project at the Hillbrow Theatre.

COLOURS OF THE DIASPORA
Performance by Napo Mosheane and company at the Hillbrow Theatre

***Napo's performances have been cancelled due to a lack of funding. We apologise for any inconveniances this may have caused***

Tues 9 Eve WOMEN'S JAIL OPENING
19h00

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Official opening of the Women's Jail at Constitution Hill.
Tues 9 - Fri 12
WORKSHOPS
10h00 - 16h00
every day

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Caregivers Workshop
presented by Eugenie Grobler
An introduction to Hlumelo theatre therapy at the Women's Jail Lekgotla, Constitution Hill.

Seven sessions over four days for a maximum of 25 participants.
Wed 10 Day WORKSHOPS
09h30 - 12h00

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Prayer Flags Workshop
facilitated by Anne Marie-Moore
in Conference Room B, at the Women's Jail, Constitution Hill.


13h30 - 17h00

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Family Constellations Africa Workshop
presented by Svenja Wachter at the Women's Jail, Conference Room B.
14h00 - 15h30

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Mandalas Workshop
facilitated by Anne Marie-Moore
at the Lawns, the Women's Jail, Constitution Hill.
Thurs 11 Day WORKSHOPS
09h30 - 12h30

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Family Constellations Africa Workshop
presented by Svenja Wachter at the Women's Jail, Conference Room B.

09h30 - 11h30

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Bonolo Botshelo Screening
facilitated by Anne Marie-Moore
in the Mandela Cell, at the Old Fort, Constitution Hill.
13h30 - 17h00

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Introduction to Forum Theatre
presented by Janine Lewis at the Old Fort in the Conference Room, Constitution Hill.
13h30 - 15h30

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Prayer Flags Workshop
facilitated by Anne Marie-Moore
in Conference Room A, the Women's Jail, Constitution Hill
17h00 -18h30

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Meditation Stone Workshop
facilitated by Anne Marie-Moore
in the Education Centre, the Old Fort, Constitution Hill.
Fri 12 Day WORKSHOPS
09h30 - 13h00

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Drama Therapy Workshop
presented by Amanda Gifford at the Old Fort, the Conference Room, Constitution Hill.

13h30 - 17h00

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Introduction to Forum Theatre
presented by Janine Lewis at the Old Fort, the Conference Room, Constitution Hill.
Sat 13 Day FACILITATOR'S FORUM
09h00 - 12h00

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This first roundtable discussion will be held at the Women's Jail Lekgotla, Constitution Hill, for facilitators in creative education, public programmes and community projects.

Facilitated by Eugenie Grobler.

September GALA AUCTION DINNER
To be confirmed

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Artwork will be auctioned at the Women's Jail Atrium. Of the funds generated by the Ansisters Festival will go towards the Starfish Foundation: supporting the mothers of the nation.
Sun 14 CLOSING CEREMONY
16h00

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Join us for wine and a wind down of the Ansisters festival at the Old Fort, Constitution Hill.

A toast to a job very well done... see you same time, next year.

Mon 15 ANSISTERS ART EXHIBITION
09H00 - 17H00

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Participants take down their work and clean up.

Tue 16 SCREENING
16h30 - ?

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Sound of Children's Voices
presented by Anne Marie-Moore
at Constitution Hill

Updated 06 August 2005 at www.face.org.za, author: webweaver.

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