The establishment of Drum Magazine in the 1950s, notwithstanding the newly-elected Nationalist Party’s policy of Apartheid, reflected the dynamic changes that were taking place among the new urban Black South African – African, Indian and Coloured – communities. The magazine became an important platform for a new generation of writers and photographers who changed the […]
Yesterday, 23 April, was World Book Day. Various institutions celebrated the day by hosting dialogue sessions between the public and notable authors. Bloemonday created a digital painting of Thomas Mofolo to honour his contribution towards African literature. The painting has been printed on canvas and will be donated to the National Literature Museum in Bloemfontein […]
The design above is a digital illustration which was entered into the Indiafrica 2014 poster design competition. It was selected as one of the 20 winning designs from Africa. This year’s poster theme was “My City”. The design was inspired by memories from growing up in Bloemfontein.