Imonti Modern Book Launch -3 May 2018


Imonti Modern, a beautiful narrative of how urban black residents of the East and West Bank townships united culturally, politically and socially. creating their own style and form of dress, music, leisure and home-making to forge a unique urban culture. This book with its photos and oral accounts celebrates the richness and diversity of life in the township in Imonti before forced removals in the 1960s. A message of hope and celebration of a beautiful and uniquely diverse culture which could be used to restore and position East London to showcase this dynamic vibrant culture of yesteryear.