Hemali Khoosal is a socially engaged maker best known for her award-winning video installations surrounding identity and belonging. Currently, she is Johannesburg-based, working from the Bag Factory, as a recipient of the Young Womxn’s Bursary.
Khoosal enjoys exploring how humans perceive themselves in relation to others. Her practice is collaboratively oriented and draws from conversations and interactions with people. Through a variety of mediums, she hopes to create work that may hold space for people to find common ground in their seemingly disconnected experiences and internal worlds. She is interested in gesture, language, and intergenerationally inherited knowledge.