Call Me Not a Woman

In 2000, Project Phakama’s residency ‘Call Me Not a Woman’ took place at the Mmabana Cultural Centre in Mmabatho, Northern Province of South Africa. People attending the residency were from South Africa, Great Britain, Namibia, Mozambique, Mauritius and Lesotho.

The aim of the project was to explore the role women have played in the South African society and the part they have played in shaping their communities in the new South Africa.

This provocative exploration of women’s lives led to a 90-minute powerful performance by 60 young people set in two very real domestic settings and on a 4-lane highway.